Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Possession

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Jamie Edwards
Name: Jamie Edwards
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

U11 Girls


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

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Warm-Up (15 mins)

Organization:

-10-12 players

-Area approx. 15x15 (adapt for number/ability of players)

-8 markers, 5 bibs, 10-12 balls

Each player inside the area has a ball at their feet.

Dribbling around, avoiding each other.

Lots of turns, skills and ball familiarisation.

***GKs with GK Coach***

Progression:

Drive between 2 players and turn on outside to score 2 points.

Coaching Points:

Recognise space, Drive into space, Quick turns, Identify quickest route, Awareness, Close control, Decision-making, Change of pace/Acceleration


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical/Skill Practice

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Technical/Skill Practice (10 mins)

Organization:

-10-12 plaeys

-Area approx. 15x15 yards (adapt for numbers/ability of players)

-8 markers, 5 bibs, 10-12 balls

2 teams of roughly equal numbers.

Team 1 has a ball for the whole team.

Team 2 – every player has a ball each.

Team 1 has to pass their ball from teammate to teammate and move around the area.

Team 2 dribble their balls and move around the area trying to intercept the passing/cause interference to Team 1.

***GKs with GK Coach***

Progression(s): see next diagram

-Move passing team (Team 1) to the outside of the area - now play their passes through the area.

-Move an attacking player inside the area to link up play

-Add a defender from thedribbling team (Team 2) to track the inside attacker

Coaching points:

Play with head up, Movement – use the dribbler’s movement as triggers, Exploit space, Choice of pass, Communication, Close control, Disguised passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression 1

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Progression 1 (10 mins)

Progression:

-Move passing team (Team 1) to the outside of the area - now play their passes through the area.

-Move an attacking player inside the area to link up play

-Add a defender from thedribbling team (Team 2) to track the inside attacker

***GKs with GK Coach***


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

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Possession Game (20 mins)

Organization:

-Full quarter of field (approx. 40x30)

-2 mini-nets, 6/7 bibs, cones, supply of balls

In the centre of the pitch set up 2 goals, back-to- back, facing opposite ends of the pitch. Surrounding the goals mark out a circle 3 yards/metres from the goals. This is a safe zone – only the GK is allowed in here. GK will operate in both goals throughout the practice. 1 ball in play.

In the rest of the area create a 6v3/7v3/7v4 (depending on number of players).

Rules of the practice are:

-The team of 6/7 has to complete 3 passes between each other before they can score in either goal.

-The team of 3/4 has to complete 1 pass before they can score, again, in either goal.

-The first team to score 3 goals wins the game or set amount of time. Switch roles frequently

Coaching Points:

Create space for teammates, Make the pitch big, Awareness, Quick passing, Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game 1

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Small Sided Game 1 (20 mins)

Organization:

-Full quarter field

-Set-up big goal for GK if possible

-supply of balls, 5-8 bibs

SSG 1: 12 players - play 4v4 with 4 players off (can act as support/rebound players 1/2 touch)

SSG 2: 11 players - 5v5 plus neutral for both teams

SSG 3: 10 players - 5v5

Game Conditions:

-number of passes leading to goal = amount goal is worth

Coahing Points:

-All from session


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