Football/Soccer Session (U14): Pre season 9

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Paul Morrison, Adult Member

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Paul Morrison
Name: Paul Morrison
City: warrington
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 15 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Circle Possession:Warm ups

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Circle Possession:Warm ups (25 mins)

Session Objective: Circle Passing - Ideal as part of warm up.To improve passing and receiving.

Organisation: 12 v 3 (vary numbers according to number of players but 4:1ratio in favour of outside players).

Endless variations:

A)Play and receive,move to another player.Vary how ball received,movement across circle(step overs,turns),ball manipulation(parts of foot,right foot.left foot).

B)Play to one player who keeps ball.Go and receive off another.Then all variations as above.

C)Play to one player who plays to player on right who plays back to C.

Key Factors:

1st Touch,

Half Touches, Use of Sole of foot, Disguise.

Type of pass.Weight of pass.

Movement to receive,Body shape,quality of pass. Awareness/Head up


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination warm-up

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Combination warm-up (45 mins)

Session Objective:Warm up drill focussing on developing long ground passing and quality of running with ball.

Organisation:

Players arranged as set.Two balls,starting in opposite corners.Player plays in to midfielder who sets to other midfielder who plays ball in front of first player who has continued his run after playing ball.He then plays to next player on half-way line (taking his place) who takes ball on half turn and runs with ball then plays to next player in corner (then taking his place).This player drives ball low into keeper who takes and feeds back to same player who has continued his run.He receives then plays to next player in corner (and then joins lback of group in corner) and cycle starts again.Both sides start at same time.

Development:a)Two midfielders change place quickly after playing ball each time.

Key Factors:

Touch;ball out of feet.Running with ball under control/appropriate distance.Quality of pass.Touch to receive back foot.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (15 mins)

Session Objective:To improve defending in 1v1 and 2v2.

Organisation:

15 metres by 15 metres.Corners coned across 2 metres each side of corner.Player A plays ball to Player B.Player A then follows ball to defend B getting ball into corner area(area behind red cones in A corner).Once the ball goes dead or B scores, A and B move to the right and join other groups.So B goes to the back of C and A moves to the back of D.

Then the practice continues with D playing diagonal ball to C corner.This means as players rotate they will get opportunity to attack and opportunity to defend.

 Key Factors:

Cover the ground quickly to close down.

Brakes on to close down, about 1 metre away.

Low crouched position.Be patient,Threaten the ball.


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

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Screen 4 (15 mins)

Session Objective:To improve defending in 1v1 and 2v2.

Organisation:As before.15 metres by 15 metres.Corners coned across 2 metres each side of corner.

Now 2v2.Player A plays ball to either of B players and two A players now defend.Nearest A player closes down.Other A player balances off to support and cover.Coaching to also focus on balancing off if ball moves from one B player to other.

Once the ball goes dead or B scores, A and B players move to the right and join other groups.So B goes to the back of C and A moves to the back of D.

Then the practice continues with D playing diagonal ball to C corner.This means as players rotate they will get opportunity to attack and opportunity to defend.

Key Factors:

Pressure -nearest man closes down quickly,angles,distance and shape as before.

Support and cover-second man takes angle and distance of front man.

Communication-determine who will close down, then last defender must communicate and "control" situation.

Prevent goal being scored.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 5

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Screen 5 (20 mins)

Session Objective:To improve defending in 1v1 and 2v2.

Organisation:As before.15 metres by 15 metres.Corners coned across 2 metres each side of corner.

1v1 .Player A plays ball to first B player(1),who receives ball and shields from second B player(2),who is behind him. B2 must now prevent B1 scoring in B goal.

Once the ball goes dead or B1 scores, B players move to the right and join other groups.So B goes to the back of C and A moves to the back of D.

Then the practice continues with D playing diagonal ball to C corner.C1 holds and C2 defends.This means as players rotate they will get opportunity to attack and opportunity to defend.

Key Factors:

B2 to stay tight and not allow B1 to turn.

Be "touch tight",make sure you can see ball.Be patient but pinch ball if possible.

Stop attacker turning or getting past.


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