Football/Soccer Session (U16): Ball Mastery (SSG)

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Jamie Edwards
Name: Jamie Edwards
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Clerical Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Practice (3v3+1)

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Skill Practice (3v3+1) (30 mins)

Organization:

1. 24 x 24 yard area set up as shown

2. 4 x 12 x 12 areas (Zones: A,B,C,D)

3. 14 players (3 attackers, 3 defenders & 1 neutral x 2)

4. 2 ball - 1 per group (additional around outside)

Instructions:

1. Split team into two groups who begin possession games in Zones A & C.

2. Attacking team aims to keep possession & knock ball off the cone placed in middle of Zones A & C

3. Team in possession can use Neutral player

4. Once ball has been knocked off cone both teams & neutral transfer into next zone (A to B & C to D) 1 defender must place ball back on cone before joining team mates!

5. ZONE B: Attacking team aims to keep possession & pass ball through triangle to a team mate to score

6. ZONE D: Attacking team aims to pass to a team mate inside central box to score - must make a run in!

7. Defending teams in Zones B & D aim to win ball back & dribble back to Zones A & C - if this happens game resets.

8. First team to knock ball off cone & to score in Zone B & C wins!

9. After each set rotate teams around area.

Coaching Points:

1. Angle of support. Can you be availble for a combination/pass option

2. Possession. Circulation of the ball to un balance the defenders

3. Change of speed/direction of play

4. Awareness of space & surroundings. check shoulder

Progressions:

P - Give players touch limit

P - Competition between teams - first team from both groups to knock ball off cone & score in transition zone wins!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Practice (2v1-3v2 Transition)

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Skill Practice (2v1-3v2 Transition) (45 mins)

Organization:

1. 30 x 40 area set up as shown

2. 14 players (6 attackers, 6 defenders & 2 goalkeepers)

3. 1 ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

1. Game begins with goalkeeper playing ball out to either attacker (A)

2. Attacker drives forward with ball with supporting team mate (B)

3. As attackers approach half way line defender enters to recover/pressure from behind (C)

4. Once over half way attackers can score at any time avoiding the defender (D) & trailing defender (C)

5. Once goal is scored, shot saved or ball goes out of play transition happens - defenders now turn into attackers with attacker (E) dribblng into area to create 3v2 counter. Previous attackers now must recover & become defenders

6. Once 3v2 attack finishes all players rotate to new positons

7. Goalkeeper resets the activity by playing out to the 2 attackers again

Coaching Points:

1. Angle of support. Can you be availble for a combination/pass option

2. Speed of play. Attackatspeed & be direct!

3. Timing & decision of combination: wallpass, over/underlap, cross over or decoy?

4. End product!

5. Reaction on transition

Progressions:

P - Defender (C) can now enter as soon as keeper plays out to attackers (B)

P - Give attacks a time limit


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Practice (5v5-7v5 Transition)

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Skill Practice (5v5-7v5 Transition) (45 mins)

Organization:

1. 30 x 40 area set up as shown

2. 2 yard gates across middle of area set up as shown

3. 14 players (5 attackers, 5 defenders, 2 neutrals & 2 goalkeepers)

4. 1 ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

1. Teams play 5v5 possession inside playing area & aim to pass ball through gate to team mate to score (A)

2. Attackers can now score in either goal past goalkeeper (B)

3. If goal is scored transition is triggered. Neutrals enter from sideline & receive from opposite goalkeeper (C)

4. Defending team now becomes attacking team in a 6v4 & aims to score in the same goal (directional)

5. Previous attackers must turn & defend - if they win ball they can score in opposite end (directional)

6. If goal is scored or ball leaves play neutrals return to sides & game resets.

7. Team must pass through gates before scoring in either goal.

Coaching Points:

1. Angle of support. Can you be availble for a combination/pass option

2. Speed of play. Attackatspeed & be direct!

3. Timing & decision of combination: wallpass, over/underlap, cross over or decoy?

4. End product!

5. Reaction on transition - can your team re group quickly?

Progressions:

P - Team must pass through two gates before breaking to goals

P - Attackers on 6v4 transition have limit to score (20 seconds?)


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