Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Crossing Activities

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Corinth Soccer
Name: Corinth Soccer
City: Corinth
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing Activity 1

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Crossing Activity 1 (15 mins)

A begins the sequence with a pass to B.

B collects the ball and dribbles laterally towards C.

C is running (at an angle towards the corner and B).

B lays off to C, and C pushes the ball forward into space. C then pushes the ball out wide to A making a run in the wide channel for a cross.

Once B lays off to C, He makes a large looping run to the back post.

Once C plays the ball out to A, he loops in to the box around the PK spot.

A will pick a target and play the ball into the box near the PK spot and 6 yard box.

Players should finish.

Progression: Add defensive player to contest cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing Activity 2

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Crossing Activity 2 (15 mins)

Activity begins with both A and B running and looping around the pole in the middle between the two cones.

Once A comes around the pole, he should begin calling for the ball. The coach will then play a ball into A's feet. A will collect, turn, and distribute the ball out wide to B making a run into the space around the edge of the right side of the box.

B will cross the ball directly back into A who continues his run to be available for the cross. A should finish with a header or a 1 touch finish if the ball is crossed on the ground.

Progression: Run drill from the opposite side. Players must cross with left foot.

Add a defender to prevent cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing Activity 3

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Crossing Activity 3 (15 mins)

The activity begins when both lines (1 and 2) shuffle through the poles and jump over the hurdles simultaneously.

Line 2 will receive a pass from the coach, and the player should 1 touch pass the ball back to the coach. The coach will then take a touch and play the ball out wide to player from line 1 making a run into the wide channel.

After player from line 1 returns the ball to the coach, he makes a run through the gate and then to the backpost. Player from line 2 should take a touch, look up, and pick out his target and play the cross to where the target is going. Cross can be in the air or on the ground.

Progression: Run drill from the opposite side. Players must cross with left foot.

Add a defender to prevent cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing Activity 4

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Crossing Activity 4 (15 mins)

Activity begins when 2 plays the ball out wide to 4. the player in line 4 will combine with coach/designated player at the corner of the box with a give and go pass.

Player who made initial pass takes off up the field and then crashes to the near post.

Player from line 3 takes off once pass is made out to 4 and then loops around to the far post.

Line 4 makes a cross into the box to one of the players. The two players look to finish for a goal. Line 1 is not involved when the play goes to the right side.

Once those players have gone, the activity continues but from the other side. 3 will pass out to 1 and the two players from the middle crash the near and far post. 1 will combine with player or coach at the corner of the box just like on the other side. This time, line 4 is not involved.

Progression: Add a defender to prevent cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing Activity 5

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Crossing Activity 5 (15 mins)

The activity starts when 1 plays a drop pass to 2, then makes a looping run around a set cone closer to the 18, looking to combine with 2 again.

2 receives the drop ball and plays a combination pass with 1. Once 2 receives it back from 1, the player will play the ball out wide to 3.

After 1 combines with 2 again, the player makes a big C run to the back post. And after, 2 plays the ball out wide to 3, it will make a streaking run to the near post.

When 3 receives the ball, it will dribble the cones in front as quickly as possible and then push the ball forward into space and then play a cross into the runners.

1 and 2 should look to get on the end of the cross in the box.

Players rotate lines, and cones are set up for drill to work from the left.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing Activity 6

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Crossing Activity 6 (15 mins)

The activity begins with 2 playing a square pass to 1 and making a large looping C run to the back post.

1 will receive the pass from 2 and lay it off to the coach, then move into the space where 2 left from, asking for the ball in return from the coach. The coach will play it back to 1 and 1 will receive and play the ball out wide to 3. Once the ball is laid off, 1 will streak to the near post.

3 will collect the pass and touch into space and play a cross back into the box for the two runners.

The runners should attempt to put a shot on goal.

Drill is set up already to run from the left side.


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