Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 3 Sep 14

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Tony Radford
Name: Tony Radford
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Moving Diamond

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Moving Diamond (15 mins)

Organization

15 x 15 yard diamond set up as shown

4 players stood next to a cone

Instructions

Players can pass to any other player in the diamond. Once a pass is made the player must run in the direction aginst his pas, eg: the player plays a pass straight, they must run diagonal and if they play diagonal they must run straight. Players should always be looking to move into an empty corner

Coaching Points

Look for good passing technique. Can the player junge the weight of the pass?

Always looking what is next. Can the player think quickly and make the right passing choice?

Players

Progression

One touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Square wth 90 d shot

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Passing Square wth 90 d shot (15 mins)

Emphasis: Passing, movement, bodyshape

Area: 10 x 10m (can be varied)

Players: 5-8 per grid

Setup: Players are setup alongside cones as shown.

How To: A plays the ball to B and moves off the cone sideways. B plays it back to A and signals for a pass with C. A plays the ball diagonally to C and moves to take B's position. C passes the ball to B and runs towards the vacant cone. B plays a through ball to C and takes C's position. C controls and dribbles ball to the end of the line.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v 3 with wide players & 1 v 1

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3 v 3 with wide players & 1 v 1

Area size - 30x30

5v4 plus two magic players (wingers) + 1 server (CB)

I will coach the red team

4 red players in playing area will be diamond 4 in SSG

Blue team will be playing in 1-3 formation

Red team can use magic players to create overload and promote success

Ball is fed in by CB

CDM can not play the ball directly to wide players from CB

If blue team gains possession they keep possession, until dispossessed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v4

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8v4 (20 mins)

Organisation - Mark out a 30 yard diameter circular pitch with markers or cones,

Place four goals as in the diagrams, One team of eight players, One team of four players.

The team with eight players must attempt to keep possession and look to play out to their team mates. Once played out to their teamates they must dribble in and the passer drops out.

The team of 8 score a point for each successful switch. The team of 4 score by winning the ball and scoring in the goal.

P - Team of 4 can only score with a 1 touch finish.

- Movement in middle to support player on the ball

- Body position to receive to play out

- Decision making ( Don't force the pass )

- Awareness

- Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Functional Rondos

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Functional Rondos (30 mins)

Setup:

30x50 (wider than long) - whole field is 60x50

2 functional rondos

1) Midfield rondo for 3 center mids: grid setup with 4 quadrants as shown. 3v3+2

2) Back 4 rondo - 2v2+3

Players for 1)

Macy, Kaeri, Kylee, Kendrah, Ruthie, Sydnee

Activity:

1) Midfield 3 work together to switch ball from side to side to neutrals. Only 1 player per quadrant to help understand midfield 3 rotations.

2) Team in possession should have 2 CBs, 2 outside backs and a 1 defensive mid.

Coaching Points:

1) Occupy 3 areas and leave one free.

2) Create width and depth - focus on technique (receive on farthest foot, 1st touch out of pressure)


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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