Football/Soccer Session (U11): Passing and Receiving

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Daniel Solli, Adult Member

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Daniel Solli
Name: Daniel Solli
City: Port Chester
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

Organization: 8 players, 1 ball to start, 15x20yd box

Instructions: ball is passed between players in numerical order

1 passes to 2, 2 passes to 3, etc. 8 passes back to 1 for a continuous rotation

Coaching Points: - spacing and ability of group to use entire box

- technique of push pass

- first touch into space, use first touch to set up next action

- early communication when receiving

Progressions:

- add second ball

- add third ball

- back to 1 ball, but every player has 1 touch

- every other player has one touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed - Progression 1

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Unopposed - Progression 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

triangle set up with cones, cones about 15yds apart, 7 or 8 players (works ideally with 7)

Instructions:

Player from first cone passes to player from second cone after they open up away from the cone, Player from second cone takes 1st touch around their cone (and other player at the cone), then plays pass to player at third cone,

follow your pass and join the line at the next cone

continuous rotation

Coaching Points:

head up to observe position of teammate to pass to

movement to check into space away from the cone

weight and accuracty of pass

direction of first touch

angle of support

Progressions:

allow second player at cone to apply light pressure to the receiving player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed - Progression 2

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Unopposed - Progression 2 (10 mins)

Organization:

same as previous

Instructions:

1st player makes initial pass as before, then receives a layoff back from the 2nd player

2nd player makes run around cone after layoff to receive the second pass (give and go)

2nd player passes to third player to start combination at next cone

Coaching Points:

same as previous

timing of run

spacing between teammates when passing

Disguise the direction of the pass

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed - Progression 3

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Unopposed - Progression 3 (10 mins)

Organization:

same as previous

Instructions:

1st player dribbles at 2nd player instead of passing

2nd player opens into space as before, but now makes run in behind when they see their teammate dribbling at them

1st player plays no-look pass into run of 2nd player

2nd player receives and begins same combination with 3rd player

Coaching Points:

same as previous

observe movement of teammate with the ball to time the run behind succesfully

Disguise the direction of the pass (no-look pass)

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unopposed - Progression 4

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Unopposed - Progression 4 (10 mins)

Organization:

same as previous

Instructions:

Player 2 starts with ball

sets ball for player 1, then runs behind defender (cone)

Player 1 plays across area to player 3

Player 3 sets ball for player 2, then runs behind

Player 2 plays ball for player 4

Coaching Points:

same as previous

call for ball when you are the player that should receive

timing of run away from the ball

spacing between teammates when passing

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game (15 mins)

Organization: 3v3, 4v4, or 3v3+1

Instructions: both teams can score at any goal once they have reached the number of consecutive passes required

Must connect 1 pass before scoring first goal

Must connect 2 passes before scoring second goal

must connect 3 passes before scoring third goal

etc.

Coaching Points:

same as previous

Progressions:


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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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