Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Bulls Week 3

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Stiven Valencia, Adult Member

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Stiven Valencia
Name: Stiven Valencia
City: White Plains
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session was aimed at getting the players to think and act more on being supportive of teammate when in possession of the ball and to offer positional help when defending.

I hope the players can get some ideas on passing combinations that can get them out of tight spaces when attack


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing WP

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Passing WP (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players are pair up with a teammate

- Each pair with a ball

- Players try to work in between 18yd and hlaf line

Instructions:

- Each pair must pass and move the ball between themselves

- ball and players must be moving at all times

- coach will instruct/demonstrate:

*Wall pass

*overlap

*double pass

*passes in between opponents

Coaching Points:

- Players should always try to move to a different space after each pass

- passes should be played to receivers back foot

- receiver should always try to receive pass in direction of next pass

- players must use eye contact and other form of communication before passing to each other

Progressions:

- Limit number of touches before passess

- increase groups

- add bumpers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bumper combo

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Bumper combo (10 mins)

Organization:

- Playing area is about 20x35yds set up as shown

- Teams are divided into 3 even groups.

- Two groups work inside the playing area in pairs

- Each pair with a ball

- one group is placed on two sides of the area as displayed in the picture

- Yellow team is bumpers

Instructions:

- Player 1 starts the activity by playing a Wall Pass/Give&Go with one of the bumpers listed as Player 2

- When Player one gets the return ball he has two touches to find his partner player 3 who was checked away from the play to create space for player 1

- upon receiving the ball player 3 then repeats the role of player 1 using a different bumper(no.2)

- Teams are roated to bumpers every 2mins.

Coaching Points:

- Players should be making eye contact/communicating with their partner or bumper before making pass

- wall passes must be played at an angle to give best result for getting pass a defender.

- as player 1 is completing the wall pass/give&go, player 2 must be checking away from the play to create space for a long ball

- Speed of play must be emphasized for effectiveness of activity.

Progressions:

-Limit touches to 1 throughout the entire activity.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 +Bumpers

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4v4 +Bumpers (10 mins)

Organization:

- Playing Area is half of field/whatever space available set up as shown

- Players are divided into 3 even teams, with two teams of attackers and one team on the side as bumpers

- Balls are compiled at both endlines so players can restart the game by their own goal

Instructions:

- Coach starts the game by playing a ball in the air team in ball possession plays an 8v4 game using bumpers try to score on the defending teams two small goals.

- bumpers are only allowed two touches and must give the ball back to the team that last touched the ball before it go to bumper

- Game is played for 4mins or first team to score a goal.

- The rotation must be quick, team going out becomes bumpers team coming in immediately starts defending as the winning team starts with ball possession

Coaching Points:

-Players must try to use bumpers as much as possible to expand the field and make it difficult for defending team.

- bumpers should always be ready to receive passes and make quick combinations positionally and technically

- players must get eye contact with their teammates and bumpers and must communication the type of communication they would like to work

Progressions:

Limit players to 2 touches

increase #s of defenders

Reduce #s of bumpers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Tourney

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4v4 Tourney (10 mins)

Organization:

- Playing Area is half of field/whatever space available set up as shown

- Players are divided into 3 even teams, with two teams playing each other and one team on the side

- Four small goals placed on the field as shown

Instructions:

- Players play for 4 mins or first to 1/2 goals.

- After goal is scored or time is called time on deck quickly transitions in to be defending team and losing team goes to sideline

Coaching Points:

- Speed of play is important throughout the game

- transition between games must be quick

- commit opponents to the dribble and set up passing combinations or use passing option as decoy and take the ball to goal yourself

- there must be lots of communication especially when passing. players must state the combination they would like to work so receiving players knows the type of touch to take

Progressions:

- A player cannot score consecutive goals

- 2/1 touch passes and or finishes

- to score all players must be across the half


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