Football/Soccer Session (U15): Creative play in the final third WPW (Start Time: 2015-11-06 17:30:00)

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Pro-Club: Rotherham United FC Academy

Vill Powell, Adult Member

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Vill Powell
Name: Vill Powell
City: sheffield
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up (15 mins)

Equipment for session

16 balls

cones

3 sets of bibs

First Aid kit

Surface 4G

Description: Various exercises and stretches as per club requirement to prepare for session. Gradual increase to intensity to raise the heart rate and prepare the body for contact etc

Technical: Group work to enable playersto be self aware of individual requirements.

Tactical

Physical: Highlight major muscle groups, core work and balance exercises.

Psychological/Social: Recognise strengths / weakness of individuals and communicate if change is required at any time.

Learning Objectives: Standards and habits to prepare for competitive sport. Individual responsibility.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): combination play

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combination play (30 mins)

Organisation: Area 20x20 with 3 groups. Both groups working at same time in the centre.

Description: Three groups of players. One group outside the square with 2 groups working inside the square. The inside players must receive a pass from outside and quickly combine with each other. Once each player has touched the ball, the middle team then pass out

Can you play one touch passing?

Progression: Have 1 group combining more than once before pass goes outside. Change over ever 5 minutes.

Technical: Creating space for the team (width) or teammates (infield for overlapping) Receiving skills (when in space or congested areas) Turning (no touch, 1-touch or multi touch)

Passing skills (can it be 1-touch)

Tactical: Timing runs to link in with advancing support players. Angle of runs.

Combination play.

Physical: Coordination. Quick reaction to movement of players. Acceleration/deceleration.

Psychological/Social: Assessing play whilst moving quickly with ball. Concentration and assessment. Taking responsibilities on &off the ball.

Learning Objectives: Quck play. Combinations. Body shape.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Best Practice passing drill figure 5

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Best Practice passing drill figure 5 (30 mins)

Description

Set up as shown.

1. A to C who plays back to A (C moves to support the forward player D)

2. A to D (A becomes C)

3. D 1-2 with C (C becomes D)

4. D to B (D follows to B)

Once C vacates his position to support D and is replaced by A another sequence starts from B, therefore, balls are passed in alternate patterns between A and B.

Progression

- C receives the ball, opens up to play forward to D and supports to combine (where is the run from C (central or wide))

- Try different combinations appropriate to the age group

- Players can choose any combination (communication learning objective) previously worked on

Detail

- Passing accuracy (away from danger)

- Movement to receive (away from danger)

- Body position to receive

- Combination realism

- Positional awareness (age appropriate)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Passing Exercise

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Triangle Passing Exercise (15 mins)

SetUp

Two 15x15x15 Triangles

Organization

Player 1 starts and passes to player 2 in the center of the triangle. Player 2 passes back to player 1 who plays to player 3. Player 3 passes to player 4 who dribbles as speed back to the start.

Progressions

1-2-1-3-4-3-4, 1,2,1,3,4,2,4, Can be creative

Coaching Points

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Speed of action


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
Passing and receiving skills
Technical
Tactical
Combination Skills
Technical
Physical
Speed of movement on and away from the ball Power to get away from defenders and to hold the ball up
Technical
Psychological
ontrol- when to dribble when to pass Communication with others to combine in attack/work together to regain the ball
Technical
Social
Encourage team mates, play as a team

SSG (30 mins)

Description

8v8 SSG with conditions

Introduce theme to prepare players for the session

Ask one player from each team to captain and create a team shape

Encourage players to play in positions out of their comfort zone

Play for 5-6 minutes then add conditions e.g. 1 touch finish in the final third etc

Add bonus points for headed goals from crosses, 3 player combination and goal, goals scored by midfield players etc.

Technical

•Finishing from distance

•Finishing from crosses

•Combination play

•Forward runs without the ball

•Inventive Play (creativity)

Tactical

Principles of creative play in final third

When to dribble when to pass

Combination play

Coach players when and how to penetrate defences

Creative and quick play on the edge of the box

Teach strikers when to turn and when to link

Keeping the ball when forward passing not possible

Physical

Speed of movement on and away from the ball

Power to get away from defenders and to hold the ball up

Strength to protect the ball when in possession

Psychological/Social

Confidence to receive under pressure and attack defenders

Committment to sustain attacks and regain the ball quickly in transition

Control- when to dribble when to pass

Communication with others to combine in attack/work togeter to regain the ball

Concentration at all times

Learning Objectives

Understand, improve and demonstrate inventive play in the final third

Improve support play in the final third

Demonstrate when and how to combine with other to create opportunities to score

Player Focus

Ethan Knowles

Can you combine with someone to create a goalscoring chance

Matt Coleman

Can you combine witha foward player to score a goal

Jaques Etia

Can you try something you haven't tried before


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