Football/Soccer Session (U12): Positional Possession

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Matt Kane, Adult Member

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Matt Kane
Name: Matt Kane
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1
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3v1 (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Four 20x15 boxes

2. Three attacking players with a ball plus 1 defender.

Instructions:

1.Players attempt to pass the ball around area, keeping possession, get point for every 3 passes.

2.If the attacker loses possession, defender pass the ball on their own side.

3. After 3 passes a 2nd defender allowed in.

Coaching Points:

1.Spacial and tactical awareness

2.Communication

3.Transitioning and taking on a new role in a matchlike situation.

4.angle of passes and support.

Progressions:

1.After 3 passes, connect with teammates in adjacent box for 2 extra points.

2. After 3 passes second defender allowed in the next box.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3

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3v3 (15 mins)

Organization:

1.4v4 (1-3-1)

2. Area as shown: 10 yds - attacking third / 35x 35 field

Instructions:

1.Teams play 4v4 inside grid with 1v1 in both attacking thirds.

2. Safe zone is for CB to provide depth in safe zone (no defender can go inside this zone)

3. Shots can be taken from anywhere in the field.

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of Scanning the field. Where is pressure?

- First look is Can I play forward?

Progression:

- 1 Point for goal

- 3 points for goal by switching point of attack (combining with CF)


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