Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Hoboken Camp - Day 3 (Passing/receiving)

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Brittain Wagner, Adult Member

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Brittain Wagner
Name: Brittain Wagner
City: Summit
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Keep Away

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Keep Away
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Keep Away

Organization:

- 20x20 grid

- 1 Defender, The rest are attackers

- All the balls with the coach

Instructions:

- Attackers will attempt to pass the ball around without the Defender winning possession of the ball

- Change out the defender after they have won the ball 3-5 times (Or sooner if they look tired from chasing the ball)

Coaching Points:

- First touch, keep the ball in front of your body, use your instep of your foot to trap the ball

- Head up, vision, looking for an open player

- Playing quickly, quick decisions

- Passing the ball v. Just kicking it

- Spacing (Let it run for a few minutes to observe the attackers collectively) stop it once after during an exmaple of "poor spacing." Allow them a chance to correct it, if possible find an example of "good spacing" and continue to encourage it.

Progressions:

- 3 touches or 3 second rule with the ball

- Add a second defender

- *** Use a scoring system the whole time*** (ex. 5 passes = 1 point for the attackers)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Organization:

1. Gates of cones 2 yards apart as shown

2. 2 players per soccer ball

3. Players are 20 yds. apart, 10 yds away from middle gate

Instructions:

1. 2 players will play against each other and try to score more passes through their gate in the alotted time

2. 1 point is scored for every successful pass to a partner through the gate

3 Play for 2 minutes. Make it Tournament style: Player who won moves up a game towards the top; and player who lost moves down a game)

4. Players across from one another can also play as a team and combine points to vs. other teammates

Coaching Points:

1. Non-kicking foot placed on the side of the ball pointing at the target

2. Head up observe target

3. Working on inside-push pass: use inside surface of kicking foot, heel down, toe up

4. Strike through the middle of the ball

5. Follow through the pass to target with passing foot

6. Weight and accuracy of Pass

Progressions:

P1- Create a longer distance to pass

P2- Force players to take a first touch into space before passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Golden Ball

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Golden Ball

Players are trying to pass their ball into the goalen ball and knock it across the opposite teams line.

- Must pass with the inside of outside of foot

- Planted foot points at target

- Aim where the target will be if it is moving

- Can't use toe or strike the ball over the line.

*Cheering and creative team work may result in the coach moving the golden ball one rotation as a bonus.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Full pressure/game utilization

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Full pressure/game utilization

Organization:

Three teams of four players, each set up in their own zone.

1 ball

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

White team at one end must make 3 consecutive passes before looking to switch the ball to the other team in the opposite end zone. Meanwhile the blue team may send 1 player in to win the ball. If successfully won by blue, they switch zones with the team they won the ball from

Coaching Points:

- Quality of short passing, first touch, communication and movement to posses the ball

- Quality of pass to get the ball through the middle grid

- Timing of long pass - Don't force it.

Progressions/Regressions:

-Increase/decrease size of areas

R-less defenders in center area


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