Football/Soccer Session (U14): WSSL RECEIVING

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Matt Kane, Adult Member

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Matt Kane
Name: Matt Kane
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up/ Introduction to the techniques

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Warm up/ Introduction to the techniques (20 mins)

Organization:

30x40 yard area

Triangles set up as shown

4-5 balls

Players running throughout area

Instructions:

- Players inside the triangle must call for ball to receive a pass

- Pass must enter triangle on one side of the triangle

- Player receiving the pass must take pass out of one of other two sides (cannot go out the same side as the pass)

- Passer must take the spot of the receiver inside the triangle

Coaching Points:

- Head up to make eye contact with passer

- Shape of body to get in line with the ball

- Shape of body to receive the ball

- Select proper surface to receive the ball (inside)

- Positive 1st touch out of the triangle area

Progressions:

- How many passes can you receive in a certain time?

- Technical work in small groups (3-4) around the triangle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Keeping possession

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Keeping possession (20 mins)

Organization:

A number of 10 by 10 grids set up with 4 players passing and receiving the ball

1 dribbler on the putside must dribble around the grid before the players can sucessfully pass the ball around

Instructions:

Who can finish first?

Coaching Points:

Receive the ball to open the body in the direction you are going

Inisde of the foot

Swivle the hips

Allow the ball to dop the work by adjusting bodyposition

Progressions:

Dribbler on the outside will then become the defender in the middle

players in possession will move to outside the grid and attamept to go in the same direction using the same technique


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme III

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Main Theme III (20 mins)

Organization:

;3 channels attacker plays against defender looks to receive the ball and turn defender.

Instructions:

- Players play for one turn, ball scored, stolen or out of play.

- Rotation: End-Passer becomes the Central Defender, Central Defender becomes the Attacker, Attacker retrieves ball and goes to become End-Passer.

Coaching Points:

- Check away first to create space.

- Check at an angle and at speed to create separation.

- Locate ball while traveling.

- Angle of approach.

- Check shoulder to see which side defender is showing.

- Choose correct surface of foot to execute turn.

- Head up to locate goal and determine next action.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme IV

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Main Theme IV (10 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

Endzone game

Coaching Points:

Players will need to understand space/type of touch etc

Players must receive on the move and staionery

Endzone players should look to keep the tempo up, therefor they must receive appropiatley and keep play flowing

Progressions:

Limit touches


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

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Conditioned Game (35 mins)

Organization:

20x30 area

2 Equal teams

Instructions:

- As eye contact is made, Attacker (A1) checks to receive the pass.

- As soon as A1 checks to the ball, Defender (D1) can come out to immediately defend.

- Once Attacker (A2) plays pass, they come out to join the play.

- As soon as A1 takes their first touch to receive Defender (D2) comes out to make it a 2v2 game.

- Attackers try to score on the two goals on the A1 & D1 side of the field, Defenders try to score on the A2 & D2 side of the field.

- Attackers will switch from A1 to A2 lines, Defenders will switch from D1 to D2 lines.

- Play for certain length of time, switch as a group from Attacker to Denfender after the time period.

Coaching Points:

- Head Up-View Area

- Get in line with the ball

- Select controlling surface

- Determine direction and space to attack

- Disguise to deceive defender

- Combination play to get around defenders

Progressions:


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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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Pitch Line 1
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