Football/Soccer Session (U13): Passing

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Gavin Bowen
Name: Gavin Bowen
City: Wrexham
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Warm-up (10 mins)

Set - up

Area can be adjusted to suit numbers.

Inside area 5 x 5 yards

Half of squad on outside with a ball, half on inside.

Players work in 1 min repertitions.

Players on inside must return through central area and exit at 90 degress. NO striaght runs.

Players move round area, avoiding the red area, and perform dynamic stretches of all muscle groups.

Players work for one minute then swap,

- Players perform side foot volleys

- laces volleys

- contol on relevent part of body (chest, thigh etc) as dictated by server, and volley back.

- Headers, attacking & defending

Servers now pass the ball in,

- Players pass back, two touch. Control with one foot, pass with other.

- First time pass

- Recieve ball on back foot, turn, dribble through central area and pass to a free player to recieve back.

- Repreat as above but players swap positions one a pass is done.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up + Bolcked

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Warm Up + Bolcked (10 mins)

4 squares.

4 teams of 3.

Stand in the middle of the line of the squares.

After the player passes to a teammate, they must run to the line that is free.

Game should be very high tempo.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Passing 2

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Technical Passing 2 (10 mins)

Progression 2

All Players follow there pass

 Player 2 know starts on the opposite side of mannequin, although the he will still play the ball to Player 3.

- Player 1 plays ball into Player 2, who sets back to Player 1.

- Player 2 then makes a quick movement around mannequin to recieve on back foot.

- The sequenece then follows progression 1.

 Key Points

- Communication

- Quick movement from Player 2

- Weight of pass

- Is ball played to Player 2's back foot from Player 1, as to minimize touches from Player 2

Challenges

- Can the passing sequance be done in 10 touches or less.

- Can it be done in under 12 seconds


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Passing 3

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Technical Passing 3 (10 mins)

Progression 3

All players follow there pass

- Sequence follows the same path until player 3 recieves the ball from a one-two

- Player 3 then plays a one-two with Player 2

- Player 3 then sets Player 1

Key Points

- Quick movement from Players 1, 2 & 3 to allow passing sequence to continue fluently

- Weight and accuracy of passes

- Do Players break the line to create angles to make a pass

Challenges

- Can the sequence be completed in less than 12 touches

- Can the sequence be completed in less than 14 seconds


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): MDG

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MDG (30 mins)

Set-up

Area & numbers can be altered to suit age group / number of players etc.

Coned area at either end with a supply of balls

4 x mini-goals set up opposite areas A & B

Divide group into three teams.

In this case Area A & B are 12 yards by 30 yards, Area C is 6 yards.

Teams in areas A & B compete against team in Area C

Defensive team should be swapped every three minutes

Objective

- Team in area A must complete 5 passes before switching play to Area B, either by a lofted pass or a driven pass through area C.

- When the ball is passed into Area B, the player recieving the ball must set a playere to shoot first time into one of the two goals

- Play then starts when a attacker passes the ball in from the coned area .The game then continues as before.

- Defending team can push two defenders into area with the ball to create a 5 v 2. With the other three defenders staying in Area C

- If defending team win the ball, can they pass back into Area C for one of the defenders to score, with a first time finish in any of the 4 goals?

Progressions

- Can teams in area A / B try to play the ball through the central unit (defensive line) as quickly as possible.

- Defenders can push one defender into the area without the ball, to try and intercept pass from the attacking area.

Key Points

- Team in possession to make area as big as possible.

- Do players use correct pass, lofted or driven?

- Encourage players not to force the transition between the units.

- Do players look to recieve short pass either, in there stride or onto there back foot to allow a first time pass through the units.

- Players to be aware of passing lines, as not to run in front of a positive pass.

- Players in area B to react to play in area A, to allow quick transition between the units. Passing angles, use of area?

- Do players in possession look up to see the position of the single defender before playing a pass.

Conditions that can placed on game

- Players in possession can only have 2 / 3 touches


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