Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing and Receiving

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Dorian Hays
Name: Dorian Hays
City: Seattle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (15 mins)

1st progression- agility

Players race (without a ball) through 3 gates and back. (can add dynamic movements and agility i.e. high knees, figure 8 around gates etc) **make it harder by color coding the gates- now they must go through a specific color**

2nd progression- technical dribbling

Add a ball. Players now dribble through the gates.

3rd progression- technical dribbling, passing, and receiving

Coaching Points:

-Weight of Pass

-Aware of which foot to recieve with

-First touch away from pressure

1 ball per group. Player A and Player B will now go through the gates by passing and moving. **Make it harder by giving a time limit and/or adding colored gates)

*** Coaching Info ***

1- distance between gates and width of the gate, can make it harder or easier


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Group Play

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Group Play (25 mins)

A vs B (2 vs 1)

A- both players attempt to move around the grid and try to pass through 3 gates.

B- the defender (B) can only block the gates.

1 min maximum then new players enter

Coaching Points:

-Focusing on knowing when to pass and when to dribble.

-Player without the ball moving to a proper angle to receive the ball


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

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Screen 3 (25 mins)

3 v 3 + 3

Players must make 4 passes including one to a target player before going to goal. If all players touch the ball and then a goal is scored it is worth 2

3 min games then teams rotate

Coaching Point:

-Neutrals movement to be in a supporting role

-Opening body up to recieve ball

-Weight of pass


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

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Screen 4 (25 mins)

4 v 4 +1

No restriction scrimmage with one neutral. Neutral switches every 5 min

Coaching Points:

-Recieving with back foot

-First touch away from pressure

-Weight of Pass

-Moving into supporting position


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