Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Possession to Penetrate

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Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax Passing

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax Passing
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Ajax Passing (15 mins)

SetUp

2 groups of 5+ as shown

Organization

Player B starts in a central position and opens up/out to receive. Player A starts with the ball and passes into Play B who takes a touch and passes to player C. Players pass and follow their pass.

Progressions

1) Introduce different ways to receive - inside/back foot, outside of front foot, front foot & skill

2) A plays a wall pass with B before B receives the ball back and plays to C

Coaching Points

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball, side on

Receiving with furthest foot to open up

Firm accurate passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax Variation Exercise

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Ajax Variation Exercise (15 mins)

SetUp

25x15 area with central zone

Organization

Player 1 starts with the ball and exchanges passes with Players 2 & 3 before playing the ball into 4. Player 4 turns quickly and plays to 5. Player 4 drop out, Player 1 now comes into the middle. Repeat from the other side. Defenders pressure but with no contact.

Progressions

1) Change players 2 & 3 and defenders

2) Set up a 'give and go' with outside players and central player

3) Full pressure defending in the central zone - unrestricted combinations

Coaching Points

Speed of play - 1/2 touch

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

"Move the ball to move the defenders"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2+3 vs 2 - Positional Rondo

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2+3 vs 2 - Positional Rondo (25 mins)

SetUp

30x50 field split into two zones, 10x30 neutral zone

Organization

White team is the possession team, black team are defenders, yellows are neutral players. Two white attackers play possession with 3 yellow neutral players in the area vs 2 black defenders. Must make 5 passes before switching zones. Inactive defenders must stay in neutral zone.

Progressions

1) Change attacking team

Coaching Points

Look to take a positive touch and play forward at all times

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Angles of support off the ball


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