Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Possession Play

Profile Summary

Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Movement and Supporting angles.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up - Half Field Possession

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up - Half Field Possession
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Warm Up - Half Field Possession (10 mins)

SetUp

Two 20x15 areas

Organization

5/6 players in each area, coach plays ball in to one team, the other team must send a defender across to try and win the ball. X number of passes for a point If it breaks down coach plays a new ball to other team and whoever loses the ball defends the other box. *Bonus point if defender wins the ball and can pass to teammates.

Progressions

1) After a point is scored send a new defender

2) May restrict number of touches

Coaching Points

Look to take a positive touch at all times

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Angles of support off the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch Passing Exercise

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Dutch Passing Exercise (15 mins)

SetUp

20x20 area diamond

Organization

Player A starts with ball & passes with Players B. B recieves quickly passes to C. The sequence continues around the diamond. Recieve with back foot. Players follow their pass.

Progressions

1) Change direction, change receiving technique

2) Player A exchanges a pass with B, A plays to C. The sequence repeats from C who passes to D.

3) As shown above: Player A exchanges a pass with B, A plays to C. Player C plays back to B who plays accross to D. Player D plays to C, C plays a through pass to D and dribbles back to start.

Coaching Points

Speed of play - 1/2 touch

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Timing of movement


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax/Bayern Possession Game

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Ajax/Bayern Possession Game (20 mins)

SetUp

24x15 area

Organization

4v4+3 - Two teams of 4 play with 3 neutral players (in yellow). The possession team plays towards the outside of the area, the defending team plays through the middle. To score the attacking team must make 8 passes or play from one outside/target/neutral player to another. Transition - if the defending team (white) wins the ball they play to a neutral player and move to the outside, attacking team (black) comes inside to defend.

Progressions

Change the neutral players

Limit touches

Coaching Points

Speed of play - 1/2 touch

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

"Move the ball to move the defenders"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v5 End Game

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6v5 End Game (25 mins)

SetUp

3/4 Field Area, 1 full size & 2 small goals

Organization

6v5 Game + keeper. Defending team plays to small goals. Blue player is a neutral player.

Progressions

- Lift conditions and play unrestricted 6v6 game

Coaching Points

* Coach various senarios within the 2-4-1 system of play

* Focus on the movement of #9 and support runs

- Timing and correct angles of passes and runs

- Accuracy and weight of passes are vital

- Changing pace with and without the ball

- Understanding of the players


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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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