Football/Soccer Session (U12): creating and exploiting space (Start Time: 2013-10-03 18:05:00)

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Mark O'Leary
Name: Mark O'Leary
City: Lincoln
Country: United Kingdom
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5s possession

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5s possession (30 mins)

Description - warm up drill , 15 players in 3 teams x 5 players. Pass and move in the area each team with one ball. loud communication and good quality. move on to one team at a time each with a ball dribbling into areas of space and areas of congestion.

Technical - try to recieve the ball in space as far away from another colour as possible, good first touch/control play off to another team mate in space, do not hit team that are dribbling, good awareness.

Tactical - make the pitch as big as possible, be aware of areas that we can use and exploit.

Physical - good cardio vascular workout/agility.

Psychological/Social - good communication is neded, awareness of space around , decision making skills

Learning Objectives - identify space constantly, good first touch play forward.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): targets

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targets (30 mins)

Description - target game play to target player to score a point. 8v8 game, stick to formation 3-3-1. add in grids half way through the game. can they now recieve the ball in a free grid, how can we do this>?, good frist touch, play forward and hit the target player.

Technical - lots of quick and short movement to lose player, good first touch if possible facing the way we are attacking, play forward (pass/dribble/shoot) with an end product.

Tactical - play forward when possible

Physical - good football workout

Psychological/Social - constant decisions to make, spatial awareness, communication required throughout.

Learning Objectives - recieve the ball in a space and use it to gain an advantage over the opposition.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ssg

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ssg (30 mins)

Description - small sided game 8v8. no conditions allow free play (possible scenario at the end to keep focus and workrate up)

Technical - lots of quick and short movement to lose player, good first touch if possible facing the way we are attacking, play forward (pass/dribble/shoot) with an end product.

Tactical - play forward when possible

Physical - good football workout

Psychological/Social - constant decisions to make, spatial awareness, communication required throughout.

Learning Objectives - recieve the ball in a space and use it to gain an advantage over the opposition.


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