Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Curriculum Week #7: Passing & Receiving (Start Time: 2015-09-23 05:00:00)

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Alex Bengard
Name: Alex Bengard
City: Chino
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Incorporate movement off the ball & quick combination play with passing & receiving principles.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed & Agility

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed & Agility
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Speed & Agility (20 mins)

Set-up: 4 hurdles and 4 cones for each line.

Exercise: Agility over hurdles and quick feet through cones.

Variations: one footed hops over hurdles, sideways high knees over hurdles.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving with Angles

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Receiving with Angles (25 mins)

Set-Up: 15x10 grid, 5-6 players per grid

Exercise: Player B starts by opening up to their right or left. Player A will pass the ball to player B. Player C moves in the opposite direction of player B to create an angle to receive the pass. Player B plass ball to player C. Players C dribbles at speed to beginning of the line. Players are to follow their pass each time.

Coaching Points:

Create angles to receive the ball by opening up and moving off the ball.

Receive ball across your body (open up your hips, heels on the line).

Quality first touch when receiving.

Variations: Have B play a 1-2 with A, then A plays long ball to C, C then plays 1-2 with B, C dribbles to the line.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing: Quick Combinations

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Passing: Quick Combinations (25 mins)

Set-Up: 15x10 grid, 5-6 players per grid, 2 lines on each end.

Exercise: Player B checks either right or left to begin the sequence. Player A plays the ball to player B for a 1-2. Player A then plays the ball to player C, player C lays the ball off to player B who is supporting. Player B quickly dribble the ball back to the line. Player A & Player B switch lines.

Player C starts the next ball in once he checks.

Coaching points:

Quality weighted passes.

Quailty first touch.

Quick movement off the ball.

Communication.

Variations: Have player C defend B after he lays the ball off. Player B tries to cross the line in a 1v1.

Have Player A continue his run on the opposite side of B. Player A can receive a switch from B, after receving the lay off.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Application

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Skill Application (20 mins)

Set-up: 15x20 grid (pick up middle line from previous grids), 4v4 + 1 (or 2) Neutrals.

Focus: Quick combination passing and quality first touch when receiving.


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