Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 1687 4/8/14

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Ben Chambers
Name: Ben Chambers
City: Media
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play
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Free Play (10 mins)

Free Play

Warm up playing with size 1 ball to mini-goals in a 20x25 grid.

Encourage creativity on the ball.

2 touch minimum.

Ball must stay below waist.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sequencial Passing

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Sequencial Passing (15 mins)

Number off players in groups of 3, 1-3.

1 passes to 2, 2 passes to 3, 3 passes to 1.

Continue sequence, encourage player movement off the pass. Pass and move!

Progression from groups of 3 to 4 to 5 until there is 1 large group numbered 1-11.

Add touch restrictions: 2 touch only, progress to 2 touch/1 touch/2 touch

Coaching Points:

Communication is key

Know where you are going with the ball prior to receiving

Movement off the ball to space/Find passing lanes.

Passing and receiving technique, proper foot angle, proper foot to receive


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Playing through the middle zone

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Playing through the middle zone (20 mins)

Play through the the middle 3rd to targets

25x25 grid, or size based on number of players and ability. Create center area with dummies or cones.

Play 5v5+1 or equal numbers.

1 Point is scored by playing from target to target going through the middle zone of the field.

Encourage patient possession, checking of runs into middle zone to receive.

Restrict to 2-3 touches on the outside but unlimited in middle zone.

Coaching Points:

Patient possession

Movement off the ball into middle zone

Find passing lanes and space to receive

Quality of first touch

Combination play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bring in Wide Players

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Bring in Wide Players (20 mins)

Bring in Wide Players

Objective: Bring in Wide Players to create numbers up before going to goal.

4v4 or like number begins in the center of the grid. Team may go to goal or play ball to wide player. Once wide player receives pass, he/she enters the field to create a numbers up situation.

Goals scored by shooting into net (2 points) or dribbling into corners (1 point).

Once a goal is scored, reset back to 4v4 in grid.

Progression: Begin scoring on either side. Progress to scoring in only 1 direction.

Progression: Play to goals, no outside neutrals.

Coaching points:

Be patient in possession, bring teammates into the play, don't rush.

Find the passing lanes/through balls.

Know when to create numbers up, relieve pressure by switching fields, decision making while on ball.

Communication while in possession and while defending.

Overal technique: Receiving, turning, passing.


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