Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U9-U12 Passing: Possession Session

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EDUARDO MENDEZ
Name: EDUARDO MENDEZ
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session designed to teach players how to keep possession of the ball as a team through passing.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup

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Warmup (10 mins)

Set Up

1. 10x10 area.

2. 1 ball.

Instructions

1. The players must pass the ball to each other and then move around 1 of the 4 corner cones marking the area before they can receive another pass.

Coaching Points

1. Create and then replace space.

2. Body shape to receive.

3. Quality of first touch.

4. Angles of support - left, right split.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Activity

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Technical Activity (15 mins)

Set Up

1. 10x10 area set up in the middle of the pitch.

2. Set back from each side of the 10x10 area, place another cone centrally 10 yards away to form a larger diamond area.

3. Split the group into 2 teams of 4.

4. 2 players from each team stand on a cone opposite each other on opposite points of the diamond area.

5. They begin the sequence with a ball each.

6. 2 players from each team begin the sequence inside the 10x10 area.

Instructions

1. The aim is for each player in the 10x10 area to run in an opposite direction to his/her teammate to receive the ball from a teammate on the outside.

2. He must then turn and dribble back through the 10x10 area before playing it to his teammate and receiving again.

3. Let them play for a few minutes before swapping players in the middle for the players on the outside.

Progression

1. Remove one ball from each team so that they now have to work in pairs.

Coaching Points

1. Create and then replace space.

2. Body shape to receive.

3. Quality of first touch.

4. Angles of support - left, right split.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed Activity

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Opposed Activity (25 mins)

Set Up

1. 10x10 area (called the “orange square” by the coach) set up in the middle of the pitch.

2. Set back from each side of the 10x10 area place another cone centrally 10 yards away to form a larger diamond area.

3. Split the group into 2 teams of 4 (or 5).

4. 2 players from each team begin the sequence inside the 10x10 area.

5. The coach should stand on the outside of the practice with the balls.

Instructions

1. The coach begins the practice by passing to one team.

2. The team in possession are allowed to play outside of the 10x10 area and use any of the 4 players on the outside.

3. To score a point, they must transfer the ball in and out of the 10x10 area and to a teammate on the outside.

4. The opposing team can only challenge for the ball inside the 10x10 area.

Progression

1. Remove the center square and allow the players to play freely.

2. The player that passes the ball to the outside must follow his/her pass and swap roles with the player by the cone.

Coaching Points

1. Create and then replace space.

2. Body shape to receive.

3. Quality of first touch.

4. Angles of support - left, right split.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small-Sided Game

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Small-Sided Game (15 mins)

Set Up

1. 30x40 area.

2. 2 goals complete with GKs.

3. 2 teams of 4.

Instructions

1. Start with a 3v1, plus a GK making it a 4v1.

2. Team 1 has the ball. Team 2 is defending.

3. Only 1 defender and GK from Team 2 can be on the pitch.

4. Team 1 must complete 5 passes before attempting a shot on goal.

5. After the shot, an additional defender from Team 2 can come in, making it a 4v2.

6. Continue until all 3 defenders from Team 2 are on the pitch.

7. GKs cannot be tackled.

8. If the defending team wins the ball back at any point, they can score.

Coaching Points

1. Create and then replace space.

2. Body shape to receive.

3. Quality of first touch.

4. Angles of support - left, right split.


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