Football/Soccer Session (U9): Switching the field

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Max DuBane, Adult Member

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Max  DuBane
Name: Max DuBane
City: Jersey City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetitions

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Technical Repetitions (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown (12x18)

2. Three Groups of 4 players per grid.

3. Player 3 yds from blue cone.

Instructions:

1. CB plays the ball to LM

2. LM takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to CB

3. CB shows behind the ball and receives pass from LM

4. CB takes 1st touch towards RM.

5. Continue pattern. (waiting player changes roles after two switches)

*** When ball is played to LM. RM will check into the middle (viceversa)

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of Scanning the field.

Progression:

1. Points for Switching play


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

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Technical Repetitions (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown (20x20)

2. Two Groups of 3-4 players. (6-8 players per grid)

Instructions:

1. CB plays the ball to LM

2. LM takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to CB

3. CB shows behind the ball and receives pass from LM

4. CB takes 1st touch towards RM.

5. When coach calls "switch" both teams must send a defender in the area. Team in possession is trying to link 8 passes without losing possession for 1 point.

6. If defender wins the ball early he can go back into his side and help his team connect passes.

7. Continue pattern on opposite side.

*** When ball is played to LM. RM will check into the middle (viceversa)

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of Scanning the field.

Progression:

1. One point for switching point of attack sideways.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (30 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown.

Instructions:

1. 6v6 or 7v7

Coaching Points:

Minimal Coaching on Key points of switcing point of attack.


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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