Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing combinations - playing through

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James Sadler
Name: James Sadler
City: Portsmouth
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Session Design

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Session Design

Equpiment: Cones, balls, goals & manneqins/poles

Organisation: Depending on number of players - 2x 25x40m channels (acting as middle thirds) with mannequins/conditioned defenders split 12m from the goal.

Number of Players: 5+

Ability Level: Moderate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): P1) Passing Through

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P1) Passing Through

Instructions:

1) Player A starts with the ball and plays into player B

2) Player B creates an angle to recieve, opens body and plays across to player C

3) Player C creates an angle to recieve, opens body and plays through ball, splitting the defending mannequins, into the path of player D

4) Player D peels off the last defender (mannequin) and either takes a touch and shoots or shoots first time past the goalkeeper

**advice: allow play to continue, rotating players to suit their specific position. If this session is delievered to foundation level, then use a pass & follow method to ensure each player gets a chance in each role.

Coaching Points:

- Technique of pass

- Creating angle to recieve & pass

- Weight of pass

- Timing of pass

- Speed of play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): P2) Passing through using combinations

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P2) Passing through using combinations

Instructions:

Combo 1 (left channel) -

1) Player A starts with the ball and plays into player B

2) Player B creates an angle to recieve, opens body and plays across to player C

3) Player C creates an angle to recieve, disguises forward pass and plays back to player A

4) Player A takes a touch and plays through ball into the path of player D

5) Player D makes diagonal movement inside off the last defender (mannequin) and either takes a touch and shoots or shoots first time past the goalkeeper

Combo 2 (right channel) -

1) Player A starts with the ball and plays into player B

2) Player B creates an angle to recieve, disguises and plays back to player A

3) This pass triggers the midfield switch - player B moves to where player C was and player c moves to the other side in a more advanced role ready to recieve

4) Player A plays weighted a pass into player C (timing is crucial)

5) Player C takes a touch or, depending on ability, makes a first time pass into the path of player D

6) Player D either makes a diagonal movement inside or spins off the shoulder of the last defender (mannequin) and either takes a touch and shoots or shoots first time past the goalkeeper

**advice: allow play to continue, rotating players to suit their specific position. If this session is delievered to foundation level, then use a pass & follow method to ensure each player gets a chance in each role.

Coaching Points:

- Technique of pass

- Creating angle to recieve & pass

- Weight of pass

- Timing of pass

- Speed of play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): P3) Player experiment

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P3) Player experiment

Instructions:

1) Allow players to experiment using the combination plays in the previous progressions or new ideas they create for themselves

2) Depending on ability; condition players to 1 touch passing - increase tempo

**advice: allow them to try out new ideas, split this progression into blocks of 3/4 to not only allow recovery periods but also time to coach

Coaching Points:

- Decision making

- Communication

- Technique of pass

- Creating angle to recieve & pass

- Weight of pass

- Timing of pass

- Speed of play


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