Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): ASE G00/G04 - Passing/Receiving

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warmup

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Technical Warmup (20 mins)

1) Groups of 2 (Older with younger)

Players 2 yards away:

+ Side on with left shoulder in front, 1 touch passes with right foot.

+ Try not to lift standing foot. All emphasis is on being side on and striking ball with toe up and heel down.

+ Connect with ball behind standing foot.

+ Compete for 20 seconds - highest number of passes

+ Switch to left side.

2) Back up to 5 yards apart

+ 2 touch

+ Receive by sliding big toe down back of ball

+ Don't let ball stop; 1st touch should be where you are playing (back toward partner)

+ Follow through towards target, then backup to receive again

+ Switch to left.

+ Introduce receiving behind standing foot

3) Back up to 10 yards

+ One player plays 1-touch chip to partner who receives and plays back (2 touch)

+ Passer: Don't be flat; Point shoulder at ball and hit bottom half of ball.

+ Receiver: Get in line with flight of ball; Choose surface to receive; Pass knowing they are hitting first time (take a little off)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass/Receive Zig Zag

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Pass/Receive Zig Zag (20 mins)

Setup poles as defenders in zig zag pattern.

1 player on each pole. Extras with ball at starting cone.

Activity:

+ Dribble half way towards next player and pass to farthest foot

+ Receiver is on half turn and receives with farthest foot. Dribbles to half point and passes to next.

Coaching Points:

+ Lose your marker (get out of space you want to get into)

+ Open to field (point shoulder at ball)

+ First touch towards where you want to go

+ Head check as ball is traveling (eye contact with next player)

Progression:

+ Play 2 touch (one to receive, second to pass)

+ Add in a 1 touch back to passer, then backup and receive across body (playing for possession not penetration)

+ Receive away from defender, dribble at defender and then play 1-2 (wall pass) with teammate around defender (coach angles and which feet should be used)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v2+1

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5v2+1 (20 mins)

Setup:

5 (or more) attackers outside trying to keep possession.

2 defenders in middle.

1 neutral center mid.

Activity:

+ Attackers try to keep possession. 8 passes = goal.

+ Defenders try to win ball. 5 passes = goal.

+ Play 4 minute games. Rotate defenders & neutral.

Coaching Points:

+ Receiving across body. 1st touch toward next pass (NO killing ball)

+ Creating passing angles/lines by moving

+ CM: create space by moving away from ball (behind defenders). NO chasing the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG Zonal Game

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SSG Zonal Game (30 mins)

Setup:

50x40

6v6 (or 7v7). Possibly add a neutral.

Activity:

+Normal soccer rules with these restrictions:

+Can only score in final 1/3

+8 passes = goal also


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