Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Premier Green Boys U12 - Session 1 (Start Time: 2016-08-05 01:30:00)

Profile Summary

Mark Cover
Name: Mark Cover
City: Millersville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up - Receiveing

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Warm Up - Receiveing (15 mins)

Setup: 1v1 Skill Drill - groups of 2

RULES

- Blue team passes / tosses ball to red player who then returns ball back to black player. After returning ball, red players goes to next blue player and repeats. Once red player gets to end, the run to first blue player.

- blue and red teams switch after variations are complete

- server can throw underhand and progress to throw in

 VARIATIONS

- one touch passing - each foot, inside & outside

- thigh trap

- chest trap

- header

- chest or thigh and return ball to server while still in air

 COACHING TIPS

- crisp passes with inside of foot to sever

- settle ball slightly in front of body to maintain control

- thigh trap: use inside part of thigh / not knee

- chest trap: lean back, bend knees

- header: use forehead, lean in and use body for power


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing & Receiving

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Passing & Receiving (20 mins)

Organization:

- Players work in groups of 6 (4 w/ one sitting out / retreiving ball).

- 15 x 10 yd area w/ PUG as shown

Instructions:

- Player 1 takes small touch on an angle

- On Player 1's touch, player 2 opens gap

- Player 1 passes to player 2

- Player 2 takes at least 2 touches back to player 1 who passes to player 3

- Player 3 takes touch and tries to score with correct passing technique into PUG (cannot cross 2nd line of cones - green line as shown).

- Play as a group to a designated score

Rotation

- Player 1 goes to Player 2 spot. Player 2 goes to player 3 spot. Player 3 goes to Player 1 spot.

Coaching Points:

- Quality of final touch before pass - angled approach

- Find target, head down on pass

- Body shape (foot, hips, etc.)

- Follow through

Progressions:

start - player 2 passes back t player 1 who sends it to 3

V1 - player 2 gets wide and makes square pass to player 1

V2 - player 2 recieves and does dump psas to player 2

P - Player 3 must score on his first touch - talk about set.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Target Player Game

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Target Player Game (20 mins)

Organization:

- Grid of 12 x 12 on outside and smaller 3 x 3 grid in middle

- Create 2 grids like that as shown in diagram

- 12/14 players in group , 6/7 per grid

- balls, pinnies, cones

Team Red passing the ball to keep possession , 2 Blue defenders try to intercept. One Attacking mid, in the middle grid, try to play combination play with supporting players outside. He cannot move outside of his small grid. Rest of players can move everywhere inside the big grid.

Switch roles every 3-4 minutes.

Coaching points:

- open body, passing / receiving, timing , weight, accuracy

- support the ball and the man

- movement of the ball

- communication, message in the pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Goal Game

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4 Goal Game (20 mins)

24x24 grid

4 Goal Game

3v3 to 4v4 on pitch

Add player on sidelines as bumpers - once goal is scored, offense gets ball and goes other way. Players on outside defend other goal

Must score inside mid field

Normal game rules except each team has 2 goals to attack and 2 goals to defend

Key Points

Can players recognise when to combine and switch play quickly off few touches when play builds up on one side of the pitch


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