Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Passing and Receiving skills (Start Time: 2015-05-27 18:05:00)

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Sarah Fawcett, Young Member

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Sarah  Fawcett
Name: Sarah Fawcett
City: Leeds
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

U12 Recreation Players

To improve players passing and receiving skills, with emphaise on decision making and passing and moving during freedom of play.

Long TermTask-Orientated goals for the players:

1. Recieving touch - take first touch away from pressure and into space preferably in the direction you would like to play next

2. Pass with inside of foot over varying distances

3. Movement off the ball to create space, supporting angles and passing option

4. Decision making

Practice Goal for the coach:

1. Reduce the number of interventions and time spent on interventions.

2. Allow players to correct their own mistakes through guided discovery; only stepping in to the practice during coachable moments.

3. Provide positive constructive feedback

Duration of pre-activity session: 10 minutes

Using whiteboard. Players to brain storm: How do we pass and recieve ball? (discuss technique) Advantages of successful passes? This will be an open discussion for all players to have an input, ask questions and self reflect.

Duration of Field Session: 1 hour 20 minutes

Number of players: 14

Equipment: balls, pinnies, cones, 4 goals, flat disc markers, first aid kit

Area size: 60 x 40 yards

Facility: Turf field

Role of Assistant Coach: Ball feeder, time keeper, assisting with coaching points and interactions.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1: Warm up Activity and FIFA 11+

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1: Warm up Activity and FIFA 11+
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
Receiving touch, inside of foot passing, body shape
Technical Tactical
awareness
Technical Physical
ready / quick reactions, intensity
Technical Psychological
Decision making - know the next pass before you receive the ball
Technical Social
Communication, teamwork

Stage 1: Warm up Activity and FIFA 11+ (10 mins)

Task-Orientated Goal:

- Physical and mental preparation for training

-Fun and enjoyment to focus the players

Practice Organisation:

- As shown (2 groups)

-15-20yards circle

Detail:

- Circle keeping ball away from 2 defenders

- If defenders are split, megged or 10 passes are connected then the pair stay in again

- Players whos is not successful and the one to his left become new defenders

Progressions:

- Touch limit

Challenges:

TRY TO...

-Pass using the inside of your foot facing your target

-Receive the ball with an open body position

-Keep the ball for 10 consecutive passes as a team


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2: Technical (unopposed)
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
body shape, receiving touch, pass inside of foot
Technical Tactical
awareness, movement and support off the ball
Technical Physical
game realistic movements; turning, jumping, sprinting
Technical Psychological
problem solving, decision making - know the next pass before you receive the ball
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

Stage 2: Technical (unopposed) (15 mins)

Task-orientated Goal

- Passing with inside of foot and receiving open body position.

Practice Organisation:

- As shown, 3 teams operate amongst each other (ball per team)

-Area: 20 x 30 yards (increase size if needed)

Detail:

- Teams pass and move in their own colours

-Looking for players to be always moving and providing options, as well as being visually aware.

Progressions

- Teams must look to pass THROUGH 2 opposition players, breaking the line

- Teams must try and receive BETWEEEN 2 oppositin players

Challenges:

TRY TO...

-Revcieve the ball with an open body position

-Pass the ball with the inside of the foot facing your target

-Move off the ball and support the recieving player to help with pass selection


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 3: Skill

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 3: Skill
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
pass selection, first touch under pressure, body shape,
Technical Tactical
movement and support off the ball, maintain possession
Technical Physical
game realistic movements
Technical Psychological
problem solving and decision making under pressure
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

Stage 3: Skill (20 mins)

Task-orientated goal:

- Passing with the inside of the footand recieving with an open body position

-Successful pass completion

Practice Organisation:

- As shown

-Area: 20 x 30 yards (increase size if needed)

Details:

- Game is transitional, one team defends against two teams

- Team who lose possession become defenders

Progressions

- One team defends for a time period and upon winning the ball try to score in any of the four goals, all teams have a go at defending. Team are responsibile for counting there teams score

-Allow time out after first round to allow each team to group and discuss how they can improve performance in second round.

Challenges:

TRY TO...

-Provide a successful pass with good weight and accuracy

-Move off the ball to support the recieving player in order help with pass selection

-Take your 1st touch into space and away from pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4: SSG

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4: SSG
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
pass selection, first touch under pressure, body shape,
Technical Tactical
movement and support off the ball, maintain possession, patience as a team to create opportunities
Technical Physical
game realistic movements
Technical Psychological
problem solving and decision making under pressure
Technical Social
teamwork, verbal and visual communication, reading cues

Stage 4: SSG (30 mins)

Task-Orientated Goal:

-Successful pass completion and recieving skills to form an attack

Practice organisation:

-SSG

-Begin with 5 v 5 plus GKs with 2 neutral (N) players creating a numbers up scenario. N's play for the team in possession

- Area 60 x 40 yards

Progression:

-Remove N's after 10 minutes

- 6 v 6 game with GKs

Detail:

-Normal game rules apply

-Competitive game

Challenges (these will be similar to the previous stage but now in a more game realistic scenario):

TRY TO:

-Provide a successful pass with good weight and accuracy

-Move off the ball to support the recieving player in order help with pass selection

-Take your 1st touch into space and away from pressure

Debreif of session:

-2-3 minutes

-Address points covered through guided questions (How? Why?)


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