Football/Soccer Session (U11): Pre Season - Session 5 - Receiving & Protecting the ball

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Patter - Longer passing Technique

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Passing Patter - Longer passing Technique (15 mins)

Organisation - Passing pattern with a 30 yard driven pass into the goal to finish. Boys follow their passes so they all get a go.

Boys to work on the technique of longer passing.

- Correct technique

- Using the correct part of the foot

- Body shape

P= To score a point you must hit the back of the net without the ball touching the floor 1st. First team to get 10 points wins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving skills & Protecting the ball

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Receiving skills & Protecting the ball (30 mins)

Organisation - 50 x 40 Pitch size

Teams of 5v5 or 6v6 & 2 Neutral players.

- Target players at either end with a max 3 touches per possession.

- Team in possession also have the use of the 2 neutral players in the area.

- Get the ball to a target player behind an end line - if successful target player returns ball to the same team for them to attack in opposite direction.

- Throw ins to be taken if the ball leaves the pitch.

PASSES HAVE TO BE DIAGNOL - If not stop the game and ball goes to other team.

CP's

- Positioning to receive pass

- Awareness upon receiving the ball

- Body & Feet positioning to control the ball

- Decision making on receiving the ball

- Quality of controlling touch

- Decision after receiving the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving skills & Protecting the ball - SSG

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Receiving skills & Protecting the ball - SSG (30 mins)

Organisation - 50 x 40 Pitch size

Game of 7v7 - Each team plays with a GK & a Sweeper type player.

Sweeper has a maximum of 3 touches each time he receives the ball.

Teams to mark man to man during free play. Each team plays to score.

CP's

- Man marking distances & responsabilities

- Sweeper role & positioning

Receiving skills

a) Positioning to receive the ball

b) Awareness of position of marker

c) Assessment of the incoming pass

d) Decision of controlling touch

- Touch into space

- Touch ball away from opponent

- Secure the ball ( protecting the ball with body between opponent & ball )

- Turning with the ball

Protecting the ball

- Awareness of opponents position

- Balance & Body strength

- Escaping the tight marking


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