Football/Soccer Session (U9): Switching Play (Start Time: 2014-07-21 18:00:00)

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Warm up (10 mins)

Organisation - Warm up for the boys, find a partner practice passing the ball with pace and accuracy.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switching play 1

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Switching play 1 (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown

2. Three Groups of 4 players per grid.

3. Player 3 yds from blue cone.

Instructions:

1. Base plays the ball to LD

2. LD takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to Base

3. Base shows behind the ball ( Comes under the ball ) and receives pass from LD

4. Base takes 1st touch towards RD.

5. Continue pattern. (waiting player changes roles after two switches)

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the back foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of taking pictures.

- Triggers of movement. What happens if player moves to quickly ?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switching Play 2

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Switching Play 2 (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown (20x20)

2. Two Groups of 3-4 players. (6-8 players per grid)

Instructions:

1. Base plays the ball to LD

2. LD takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to Base

3. Base shows behind the ball and receives pass from LD

4. Base takes 1st touch towards RD.

5. After 2-3 turns, Top of Diamond show in passing lane (Blue). Base passes ball to top of diamond.

6. Continue pattern on opposite side.

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of taking pictures.

Progression:

- Add second ball ( Can they work it out ? )


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switching Play 3

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Switching Play 3 (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown (20x20)

2. Two Groups of 4 players. (8 players per grid)

Instructions:

1. Base plays the ball to LD

2. LD takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to Base

3. Base shows behind the ball and receives pass from LD

4. Base takes 1st touch towards RD.

5. After 2-3 turns, Top of Diamond show in passing lane (Blue). Base passes ball to top of diamond.

6. Once that ball is played into top of diamond, other players can support to try and create a goal at the far end.

7. Reset and repeat practice changing the players positions after a few goes.

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

- Support with a forward run.

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of taking pictures.

Progression:

- When to support the front man.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown.

Instructions:

1. 6v6 or 7v7

Coaching Points:

Minimal Coaching on Key points of switcing point of attack.


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