Football/Soccer Session (U7): Switching Play

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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): Switching play

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Switching play (15 mins)

Organisation - Set up half of pitch, sizes mirror what the boys will play on a saturday. Pitch is split into 3 channels. Players to rotate after each go. 1 > 2 > 3 >1, Repeat

1. Left side of the diamond dribbles forward towards the cone which replicates being blocked off by a defender. Player performs a turn to recycle the ball to the Playmaker ( Base of diamond ).

2. Playmaker - As player is about to turn with the ball must run forwards to the cone and get back ready to receive the ball.

Challenge - How quickly can you get the ball to the Opposite side of the diamond ?

What will help you to achieve this ? How does the type of pass affect the play ? Feet or space ?

3. Opposite side of the diamond. So you have been brave and held your position.

As the ball is played into the playmaker move to the cone and get back out ready to receive the ball.

What changes if the ball is played into feet or space ?

Challenge - How quickly can you get a shot at the goal ?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switching Play - Progression 1

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Switching Play - Progression 1 (15 mins)

Playmaker now has pressure from a defender, Defender can't win the ball but can put pressure on to cause mistake. Rotation of players 1 > 2 > 3 > 4 > 1

Defender can't press the ball until play 1 plays the pass.

1- Press from the front

2- Press from different sides

- Speed of play is now key for the playmaker - too long & you would lose the ball

- Good recycled pass to Playmaker

- Body positioning to receive from Playmaker

- First touch - positive towards the pass

- Pass 1st time if you can


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switching Play - Progression 2

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Switching Play - Progression 2 (15 mins)

Have now added a GK which player 3 has to try and beat.

Player 4 who put pressure on the Playmaker can now make a recovery run to try and win the ball before player 3 scores a goal.


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