Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U11 Elite Boys - Maintaining Midfield Shape (Start Time: 2016-04-11 21:25:00)

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Graham Rennie
Name: Graham Rennie
City: Falkirk
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session on maintaining midfield shape, wide in possession and narrow out of possession. Session was completed with 10 players but can be adapted for larger groups.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondos

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Rondos (20 mins)

Warm Up - Rondo Practices

Organisation

Completed with 10 players only. 10x10yd box. Rondo keepball boxes with a variety of demands put on the players. Pinnies in central players hands to be passed to player who loses possession.

Different variations

1) two touch only

2) one touch only

3) two touch - one touch (communication the key)

4) Pass and move to different side of the box

Coaching Points

1) Attention to detail on pass (weight, setting up next pass)

2) Move the ball quickly and accurately

3) Think about decision before receiving the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Related Practice

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Game Related Practice (20 mins)

Game Related Practise

Organisation

Three boxes 8 x 24 yards. Three teams. Objective is for white team to play through red team to get to blue team. Coaching focus is on the red team moving together and stopping any passes going between them.

Progression

1 touch only

Coaching Points (defenders only)

- communication

- cut off gaps in between players

- 'slide' across quickly

- on toes, knees bent, ready to move quickly


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Conditioned Game

Organisation

Played on half of a 7v7 field. 5v5 game no goalkeepers. Condition is that in possession, team must have players in each of the shaded wide areas. Out of possession all the teams players must stay in the central area.

Progression

- Just one wide area must be filled

Coaching Points

- Try to identify the coaching moment when transition turns over and the team that loses the ball must go narrow and the team that wins the ball offers width

- Out of possession force the opposition into wide areas.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (20 mins)

5v5 Game

Freeplay - look to consolidate the previous points made in the session.


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