Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing Squares Progression

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BRIAN LEFEVRE, Adult Member

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BRIAN LEFEVRE
Name: BRIAN LEFEVRE
City: Cincinnati
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Squares Phase I

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Passing Squares Phase I (15 mins)

- 10x10 Box with cone markers half way between cones

- ball is passed to players' right around square, before ball is received player must get to the halfway

cone to the player's right

*two touches, open up with the inside of right, pass with the inside right: touch-step-pass

*tight first touch, open up with first touch so not to pass through middle of the square

*communication, asking for every pass and communicating where passes need to be played

*timing of runs: players should be moving when they receive the ball

Progression 1- go in other direction: touches and passes with left foot, player moves to cone on their left

Progression 2- open up with the outside of foot

Progrssion 3- races to make it competitive. Race to 8 full rotations around square


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Squares Phase II

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Passing Squares Phase II (15 mins)

- 10x10 Box with cone markers half way between cones

- player B receiving ball checks towards the ball, as player A is about to play ball player B opens up and bends run toward the red cone he came from to receive the ball that is played in front of him

- two touches

*timing of run and bending run away from square to open up a bigger target for passer to hit

Progression 1- go in other direction

Progression 2- races to make it competitive. Race to 8 full rotations around square


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Squares Phase III

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Passing Squares Phase III (15 mins)

- 2 Balls, 1 player (B) starts in the middle

- Player A passes to player B who knocks ball down for A to come get and play one touch to player C. Player B then joins line that A came from. D plays into player A who knocks ball down for D to come get it and play one touch to E. Player A joins line player D came from.

*good 1 touch passes on the ground

*as soon as ball is played from middle to the outside the next ball should be coming in right away

*how quickly can we move the ball

*think ahead and be ready for the next ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Square Phase IV

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Passing Square Phase IV (15 mins)

Organization

- 12x12yrd square with starting positions at corners

- Player B lays ball back to player A, player A plays diagonal in 1 touch if possible to player C, player C lays ball back to player B who has spun off to come get ball with pace, player B plays diagonal ball to player D, player D lays ball back to player C

- Sequence repeats

Rotation: A-B-C-D-A

Coaching Points

*move the ball as quickly as possible, mistakes are expected if they are pushing themselves to play faster

*play in 1 touch when possible

*play the ball with pace, overhit the ball

*check shoulder before and when the ball is on it's way to you


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Squares Phase V

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Passing Squares Phase V (15 mins)

Organization

- 12x12yrd square with starting positions at corners

- Player B lays ball back to player A, player A plays diagonal in 1 touch if possible to player C, player C lays ball back to player B who has spun off to come get ball with pace, player B plays diagonal ball to player D, player D lays ball back to player C

- Sequence repeats

Rotation: A-B-C-D-A

Coaching Points

*move the ball as quickly as possible, mistakes are expected if they are pushing themselves to play faster

*play in 1 touch when possible

*play the ball with pace, overhit the ball

*check shoulder before and when the ball is on it's way to you


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