Football/Soccer Session (U12): WSSL WK10 - Fall'13 - Small Sided Games

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Name: Jose Figueira
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Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up I

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Warm Up I

Organization:

- 15x15 area (x4) set up as shown

- Cones/Poles/Goals set up as shown in each area

- 14 players split into two groups (5v2 x2)

- 1 ball per group (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- Teams are split into two groups playing 5v2 keep away. Each group rotates through four different keep away games. Rules & Scenarios as follows:

- (A) Attackers must make 4 passes before dribbling ball through any corner goal (poles)

- (B) Attackers must make a pass through gates (cones) to team mate to score

- (C) Attackers get 1 point for every 4 passes connected

- (D) Attackers aim to pass the ball into tall target cones to knock them over

- If Defenders win the ball they aim to stop the ball on any outside line & leave ball for attackers.

- Teams play for 2mins. After time is up switch defenders.

- After all players have been defenders group moves to next keep away game (clockwise)

Coaching Points:

- Possession: change of speed & direction

- Circultate the ball

- Angles & Distances of support

- Awareness of Space & Surroundings: pick your head up!

- Focus & Attention: on toes & always alert

- Communication & Connections

Progressions:

P - See next slide "Warm Up II" for Progression


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up II

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Warm Up II

Organization:

- 15x15 area (x4) set up as shown

- Cones/Poles/Goals set up as shown in each area

- 14 players split into two groups (5v2 x2)

- 1 ball per group (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- As per the last activity but now once Attackers score in zone they are in they can move into a new zone & continue the game. Groups can move back & forth as many times as they wish

- To start teams can only move from: A to D & B to C

- If Defenders win the ball they aim to stop the ball on any outside line & leave ball for attackers.

- Teams play for 2mins. After time is up switch defenders.

- After all players have been defenders whole group moves to the other side.

Coaching Points:

- Possession: change of speed & direction

- Circultate the ball

- Angles & Distances of support

- Awareness of Space & Surroundings: pick your head up!

- Focus & Attention: on toes & always alert

- Communication & Connections

Progressions:

P - Limt touches depending on group level

P - Groups compete against each other


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game I

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Small Sided Game I

Organization:

- 35 x 35 area set up as shown

- 35 x 15 area with 2 mini goals attached as shown

- 8/10 players (4 Attackers & 4 Defenders)

- 1 Ball (additional on outside & with coach)

Instructions:

- Set players up into two teams & assign each member of team with a number 1-4

- Teams play directional SSG. Toscore teams must dribble through corner goals (poles/mini goals)

- Coach acts as server & during SSG play calls out number at random

- Players with that number must race out of SSG into 1v1 game - remaining players continue to play

- Once goal is scored or ball leaves play in 1v1 players return to SSG

Coaching Points:

- Possession: change of speed & direction

- Circultate the ball

- Angles & Distances of support

- Awareness of Space & Surroudings: pick your head up!

- Reaction to number being called - get to ball quickly

Progressions:

P - Coach can call 2 numbers

P - Losing player in 1v1 must stay out of SSG until next number is called. Overload!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game II

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Small Sided Game II

Organization:

- 30 x 50 area

- 5 x 30 middle channel marked as shown

- 11 players (4 Attackers, 4 Defender, 2 Goalkeepers & 1 Neutral Player)

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- Teams play regular SSG but must have 2 players in defensive hald & 2 players in attacking half

- These players cannot leave the zone when their team is in possession of the ball

- Neutral player helps the team in possession & can move across between both halfs

- Team without the ball must drop one attacker into middle zone & one defender up into middle zone - thus creating a 2v1 & 1v2 situation in each half

- If middle players intercept the ball they can dribble/pass into attacking half & go for goal. Other players must return to defensive half.

- Attacking team (with aid of Neutral) aim to penertrate the defending middle zone players with a pass into attackers who play 2v1 to goal.

- If goal is scored, keeper saves the ball or it goes out of play middle players return to their side (2v2 in each zone)

- Defending team must always have two players in the middle zone. Quick Transition!

Coaching Points:

- Possession: change of speed & direction

- Circultate the ball: create gaps to penertrate

- Combination Play: use Neutral player to build the play out form the back

- Angles & Distances of support

- Awareness of Space & Surroudings: pick your head up!

- Attack at speed: take advantage of 2v1 situation

- Finish!

- Transition! Be sure to react/adjust between defence & attack

Progressions:

P - Defending player can now drop back out of middle zone to help defender & create 2v2

P - Attacking team can now penertrate middle zone with a dribble into Attacking half to create 3v1(2)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game III

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Small Sided Game III

Organization:

- 30 x 50 area set up as shown

- 2 x "End Zones" set up as shown (roughly 10 x 50)

- 4 Mini Goals set up as shown (2 at either endline)

- 10 Players (4 Attackers, 4 Defenders & 2 Neutrals)

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- Two teams play keep away possession insie middle zone.

- Attacking team must aim to connect 4 passes before playing through pass for team mate to run on to into "End Zone". Cann Attack either way (both directions).

- Defending team cannot send any players into "End Zone".

- As Attacker/Ball enters "End Zone" Neutral Player on that side runs in to try & intercept & win ball. If successful they play into Defending team in middle zone. Attacker would return.

- If ball leaves play before 4 passes coach plays in next ball for quick restarts

- After set time rotate the Neutral Players.

Coaching Points:

- Possession: change of speed & direction

- Circultate the ball: create gaps to penertrate

- Combination Play: use Neutral player to build the play out form the back

- Angles & Distances of support

- Awareness of Space & Surroudings: pick your head up!

- Weight of Pass: play into space/stride of Attacker

- Attack at Speed (1v1) & Finish!

Progressions:

P - Defending tea can now send trailing/recovering defender into "End Zones"

P - Attacker takes place of Neutral Player if they don't score - Got to switch Pinnies quick as your team are playing a man down!!

P - Attacking team can now dribble as well as pass into End Zone after connecting 4 passes


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