Football/Soccer Session (U11): Group thinking - How might you receive the ball

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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): Group thinking - How might you receive the ball

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Group thinking - How might you receive the ball (5 mins)

Group discussion - Give them a blank tactics board split into 3rds.

Q - How might a player receive the ball in each 3rd of the pitch ?

What do you need to think of when receiving the ball ?

Access the pass

Awareness - are you in space, tightly marked

What part of the body will you control the ball with - do you need to take a touch ?

Body shape to receive the ball - Open or closed

Controlling touch - Close , Into space, away from defender?

Decision - Retain the ball - Pass, dribble or shot ?


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