Football/Soccer Session (U13): GU13B-Pre Season Passing

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Damian Wickie , Adult Member

Profile Summary

Damian  Wickie
Name: Damian Wickie
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes

Passing quality to help next players next action Weight • • Accuracy (feet, which foot?, space) Timing Disguise

• Angle of approach – off center

• Head down at the point of contact

• Non kicking foot placed to side, slight behind the ball

• Ankle locked toe level to the ground

• Contact ball - bottom

• Contact foot - instep or upper inside

• Body weight back with your head and chest behind the ball at contact


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

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Warm-Up SAQ (15 mins)

Organization:

Large Square (30x30)

Players Divided into 2 teams of 6, both teams have a ball. 3rd group of players can practice juggling and long pass

Instructions:

One teams plays NS one team playes EW, one point is scored when the team gets the balll from one side to the other. The last player to pass to the player on the side must replace that player. Games will be played to 7 points.

Coaching Points:

1) Movement to open passing lane

2) Quality of pass (weight and accuracy)

3) Breaking the line with the back foot (no pressure)-Open up and recivive accross the body

4) Side-on body shape as ball is played

Progressions:

Take away one ball-players try to get the ball from one side to the other.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Long/Short Long

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Passing Long/Short Long (15 mins)

Organization:

24x10 yd areas, with 4x4 yd box for receiving player on each endline

groups of 4 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, extra balls nearby

Instructions:

- player with the ball plays lofted pass accross area to player on opposite side of the grid or hard ball along ground

- after playing pass, player follows pass to support the ball and exchange double pass with recieving player

- player on opposite side exchanges double pass with checking player then plays lofted pass in the opposite direction

- rotation is continuous

- each succesful lofted pass gets 1pt for the group

Coaching Points:

- first touch at an angle out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- For Loft Ball: Point toe down and away. Make contact with big knuckle of big toe at bottom half of the ball

- For driven ground ball: Lock ankle, make contact with inside of foot on midle of the ball

-follow through toward target

- get in line with the ball to receive

- choose appropriate surface to receive with

- cushion touch to maintain possession inside the receiving area

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Splitting

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Passing Splitting (15 mins)

Organization:

24x10 yd area with 4 yd zone in the center for the defenders

groups of 6 set up as shown

Instructions:

1 - The ball may not stop rolling at any point

- one pair starts with the ball in possession

- they will pass the ball back and forth looking for the opportunity to play a driven pass to beat the defender and find a player on the far side

- 1 pt for every pass that is succesfully played through the center area to the opposite side without the defender intercepting, bonus point for a ball that is played over the heads of the defender

- defender scores 1 pt by intercepting the ball

- rotate after a set amount of time or a set number of points

Coaching Points:

- first touch out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with big knuckle of big toe through bottom half of the ball

- follow through toward target


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Over the Gap

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Over the Gap (20 mins)

Organization:

32x10 yd area, with an 8yd zone in the center for the defenders

3 groups of 4 set up as shown

Instructions:

- 4v1 in box

- team in possession trys to connect set number of passes (3 or 4), then play the ball to the opposite side with a lofted pass

- if the ball is succesfully played across the area, the receiving team controls the ball and looks to connect their own 3 or 4 passes before switching the ball back with another lofted pass

- defending team sends in a new defender every time the ball is switched

- 1pt for succesfully playing the ball accross the area, bonus point if the ballis played over the heads of the defenders

- if defending team wins the ball, or it is played out of bounds, the defending team is replaced by the team that lost possession

Coaching Points:

- all previous points


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (25 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

1. Posession

2. Switch Play

3. Movement/Runs

4. Through Ball


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