Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Combination Play U11 and U12

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Craig Birtwistle Continental F.C
Name: Craig Birtwistle Continental F.C
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (10 mins)

Set up

Two 20 X 35 fields with mini-goals/pugs as shown

Organization

As players arrive for practice get them moving into small sided games early. Build up to two 4V4 games alongside each each other. Players are encouraged to have free play with no one touch soccer. Try to keep teams even for competitive games and rotate opponents every 3-4 minutes.

Coaching Points

Free play warm up with limited coaching. Enforce no one touch rule


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Diamond Passing Sequence

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Diamond Passing Sequence (20 mins)

Set-up

4 gates with 7 active players. In each gate there are two players with the exception of one gate (that gate has one player). While this activity is happening the other 6 players can play a 4v2. Swap after 2-3 minutes.

Organization

Players pass and move in any direction in the exercise. The rules are. They can not pass to the gate that only has one player in it. They must also only join the group that they didnt pass to. Players must run through the area not around once completing their pass.

Progression

- As players become comfortable try to play one touch.

Coaching Points

Communication, movement, quality of pass, support, movement, speed of play and quick decision making.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Attacking Combinations

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Attacking Combinations (20 mins)

Set-Up

Over half field working towards a regular goal.

Organization.

Ball starts with center midfielders. They connect with the forward who drops the ball out to the opposite center midfielder who plays ball into space out wide. Wide Player must cross for forward and midfielders to attack. Rotate which side you attack down each time.

Progressions

- Add defenders into the box

- Change passing pattern. Multiple progressions available. Coaches can start by playing the ball wide first before connecting with the target forward.

- Add defenders into midfield area also to pressure the passes

Coaching Points

Quick combinations in midfield, angle of support, timing of runs and through balls, quality of cross and finish.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v4 to Goal

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6v4 to Goal (20 mins)

Set-Up

Work on half field towards big goal with two counter attack goals as shown.

Organization

Black team plays 7 vs 5 with one neutal working towards the big goals (neutral can not score). Try to have players work on some of the previous combinations to create goal scoring opportunities. Team in white can score in counter goals if they win possession.

Progressions

- Rotate team in white.

- Limit touches of team in black to increase speed of play

Coaching Points

Movement, speed of play, first touch and passing, working both sides, supporting the target player, timing of runs in behind, quality of cross and finish.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)

Set up

Field 40 X 30 with regular goals as shown.

Organization

Teams will play 6v6 including Goalkeepers. Regular scrimmage game with emphasis on the topic. Allow game to be free play but enforce coaching points of the day.

Coaching Points

All of points portrayed throughout the session should be enforced in a game situation.


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