Football/Soccer Session (U13): Triangle Passing

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Craig Stead, Adult Member

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Craig Stead
Name: Craig Stead
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Part I

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Part I
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Warm Up: Part I

Organization

20x30 Area set up as shown

10 players (5 attackers & 5 defenders)

Players split into two colors - Blue players with ball each

5x5 Triangles

5 balls (additinal around outside)

Activity

- Attackers work with a ball each & must pass into target players inside triangles

- The target player must receive & pass the ball out of a different side of the triangle back to attacker

- Activity is repeated. After a set time rotate the players.

Progression

1. After passing into triangles players now swtich positions. BLUE would take RED position in triangle

2. Player passing into triangle must close down & apply pressure

3. Players can now combine & communicate: "Wall Pass", "Swtich", "Overlap" etc

Coaching Points

- Awareness of Space & Surroundings

- Body Position: Open & ready to receive

- Angle to receive & pass

- 1st touch: Various surfaces of foot & angles


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

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Conditioned Game I

Organization

20x40 Area set up as shown

5x20 Receiving Zone set up as shown

8 players (4 attackers & 4 defenders)

Four Mini Goals: two goal at either ends in corners

4 v 4 inside playing area: 2 v 2 at either end

1 ball (additional around outside)

Activity

- When a team is in possession, one of their players (without the ball) can drop into the receiving zone

- Player who drops into receiving zone cannot be tracked/tackled & must try to play forward

- Once a team scores at one end, they get possession again & attack the opposite end

Progression

1. Defender can track attacker into the receiving zone

2. Attacker who passes into receiving zone can follow & support to create a 3v2 overload - they must return if attack breaks down or goal is scored.

3. Attacker in end zone can take 1st touch & dribble into Receiving Zone (only when team mate drops in to show forthe ball) to create a 3v2 overload - they must return if attack breaks down or goal is scored.

Coaching Points

- Awareness of Space & Surroundings: Check & Snapshot over shoulder.

- Movement to create space - can you pull & drag defender out of position?

- Body Position: Open & ready to receive - Angle to receive & pass

- 1st touch: Various surfaces of foot & angles

- Receive & turn quickly to attack


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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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