Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Hearts u12/u13 - Transition

Profile Summary

Graham Rennie
Name: Graham Rennie
City: Falkirk
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

U12 /U13 Transition session


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Four Goal Game

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Four Goal Game (20 mins)

Four Goal Game

Organisation (20 x 20yd box)

4v4 game. Whites try to score into goal A or B. Blues try to score into goal C or D. Possession goes to the opposition after a goal. (4 x 4 min games).

Variations

- limit touches

- first touch finish

Coaching points

- secondary movement - are you in a position to help the attack if your team wins the ball back?

- Defensive transition - are you in a position to deal with any threats should your team lose the ball?

- accuracy of passing and movement

- pressure on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition game

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Transition game (20 mins)

Transition game (4v2 +2) (Two 12x12yd boxes)

Organisation

Team of four keep possession, when whites win the ball back they pass into two whites in other box, join them and two blues come to defend. Players awaiting possession stay on cones until identification of defensive triggers then they move into space to receive the ball. Five passes for one point. (4 x 4 minute games)

Coaching Points

- pressure on the ball

- accurate passing

- speed / angle of support

- identify defensive triggers and move into appropriate space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition to Goal

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Transition to Goal (20 mins)

Transition to Goal

Organisation

6v6 in (30 x 30yd box) 2v1 in (10 x 30yd box). Coach passes into attacking team who attempt to play 4 passes and find striker then support and try to score. If defending team win the ball back they play to coach and game restarts.

Variations / Progressions

- Alternate attacking team

- Add in floating number 10

- Ball must be played to 9 via number 10

- Ball must be received from number 9 by number 10

- Teams compete and first to play 5 passess can then attack.

Coaching points

- accuracy of passing possession

- don't force pass into 9

- 9 must pin one central defender and hold ball up to support

- timing and angle of support runs

- defensive responsibilities when during attacking transitions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)

Game

Organisation

8x8 - freeplay. Consolidation of attacking / defensive transition coaching points


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