Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Combination Play: Wall Pass U11-U12

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JJ Ruane
Name: JJ Ruane
City: Chicago
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Finish with 4v4 with Gks. Find moments to coach combination play.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (15 mins)

Objective: Improving our ability to complete combination plays specifically the wall pass

Area: ¼ of Campton Indoor Field

Activity: Divide the team into two teams in different colors. One team as a ball, the other does not. Players with the ball dribble inside the grid without restrictions other than to change direction. Players without ball must complete ladder exercises: one touch in rung, two touch in rung, icky Shuffle, zig zag two feet in, two feet out. On coach command players dribbling will find a player without the ball and play a wall pass with them. Once done players resumer dribbling and ladder work.

Coaching Points: Proper pace of the ball in, visual and verbal cues, change of pace from the 1st attacker after pass, how do we lay the ball and with what foot, ball played in front of first attacker, disguising of the first pass, and can we play and be in motion already.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Wall Pass Game

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Wall Pass Game (15 mins)

Objective: Improving our ability to complete combination plays specifically the wall pass

Area: ¼ of Campton Indoor Field

Activity: Divide the team into two teams in different colors. Object is to wall pass opposing players to eliminate them from the game. Team with the most players at the end of the game (coach decided or time) wins.

Coaching Points: Proper pace of the ball in, visual and verbal cues, change of pace from the 1st attacker after pass, how do we lay the ball and with what foot, ball played in front of first attacker, disguising of the first pass, and can we play and be in motion already. Recognize situations for a wall pass: run at and engage a first defender, look for the wall passing player, complete wall pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 + 4 to 4 goals

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2v2 + 4 to 4 goals (30 mins)

Objective: Improving our ability to complete combination plays specifically the wall pass

Area: ¼ of Campton Indoor Field

Activity: Set up an exercise as shown. Set up a 10x10 or 12x12 with 2v2 in the middle with 4 neutrals on each side; keepers in the goal at the long end of the field. Teams are trying to play a wall pass with neutral players in order to finish in a small or big goal, finish must be one touch. Play 3 minute matches. Losers stay on.

Coaching Points: Proper pace of the ball in, visual and verbal cues, change of pace from the 1st attacker after pass, how do we lay the ball and with what foot, ball played in front of first attacker, disguising of the first pass, and can we play and be in motion already. Recognize situations for a wall pass: run at and engage a first defender, look for the wall passing player, complete wall pass.


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