Football/Soccer Session (U11): PASSING

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning Outcomes:-develop ability to move off the ball into correct supporting angles 

                                   -develop ability to keep possession as a team

                                   -develop ability to execute penetrating pass

                                   -develop ability to use correct application in game setting


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: -40 by 40 area

-12 players(8 attackers, 4 defenders)

-1 ball(additional on the outside)

Instructions:1. Players are split into 3 teams.

2. 2 teams(attackers) work together to keep possession against the other day(defending)

3. Once the defenders gain possession of the ball, the attacking team whose player lost the ball, takes a knee.

4. The two standing teams now become attackers and work to keep possession

5. After the first pass, the team kneeling becomes the defenders and work to get the ball back.

Coaching Points:1. weight/accuracy of pass

2. disguise your pass

3. good angle of support

Visual Cues:-positioning of defender

-positioning on the field

Progressions:P-two touches only

R-take a knee for two passes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (15 mins)

Organization: -15 by 15 area

-6 players (2 attackers, 2 defenders, 2 neutrals)

-1 ball( additional on the outside)

Instructions: 1. Players set up in an area 2v2 with 2 neutrals on the outside.

2. attacking team must keep possession in the area.

3. attacking team gains points by linking up with neutral players to create a numbers up scenario.

4. attacking team gets an additional 5 points if they can make 10 passes together.

5. if the defending team wins the ball, they become attacking team.

6. should ball go out of play, a neutral player will restart play by passing to the attacking team. This pass is free but not counted towards points.

7. play continues for 5 minutes before changing neutral players.

Coaching Points:-movement off the ball

-specific passing techniques

-weight & accuracy of pass

-disguise your pass

Visual Cues:-awareness of open space

-positioning of player on the ball & defenders

Progressions:P-make area smaller

R-make area larger


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (15 mins)

Organizations: -60 by 30 area

-12 players( 4 attackers, 4 targets, 4 defenders)

-1 ball( additional on the outside)

Instructions: 1. teams set up in three different zones.

2. attacking team passes amongst themselves, till every person on the team touches the ball.

3. players score a point if they can get the ball through to the target team on the ground without the defending team stopping the ball.

4. players score 2 points if the ball travels through the ground without being touched.

5. if the defending team stops the ball, they switch with the team that lost position.

6. if the ball goes out play restarts with the team who were receiving the ball.

Coaching Points:-angle of approach

-head up

-specific technique

-weight/accuracy of pass

-disguise your pass

-look for opening between players

-angle of support(no striaght line)

Visual Cues:-distance between defending players

-positioning of attacking player on the ball

Progressions:P-only allowed one touch

R-take out touch restrictions


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:-50 by 30 area

-12 players( 4 attackers, 4 defenders, 4 feeders-2 on each side)

-1 ball(additional on the outside)

Instructions: 1. Team scores points by combining with target players into one of the two pugg goals.

2. Ball must go directly to the target player otherwise the ball is out of play.

3. Target players are allowed two touches only.

4. Target players are not allowed to cross into the field of play nor are the defenders allowed to tackle target players.

5. Once a goal has been scored play restarts with the conceding team at their goal line.

6. Ball is kicked in for a restart.

Coaching Points:-angle of approach

-head up

-movement off the ball(no striaght line)

-weight & accuracy of pass

-disguise your pass

Visual Cues:-awarness of open space

-positioning of defenders & attacker on the ball

Progressions:P-target players are allowed one touch

R-take away restrictions for target players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage/Free Play

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Scrimmage/Free Play (25 mins)

Organization: two 20 by 20 areas

12 players(4 teams of 3)

1 ball per game( additional on the outside)

Instructions: 1. teams play small sided 3 v 3 games.

2. regular game rules apply(goal kicks, throw-ins, corner kicks)

3. if goal is scored, scoring team must run back and touch their goal before being allowed to defend. Conceding team must restart play with kick in from their goal.

4. play for a set period time and then rotate teams

Coaching Points:-good angle of support

-head up

-movement off the ball

-correct passing techniques

Visual Cues:-awareness of space

-position of the ball


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