Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Passing and receiving, simple patterns of play

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Dorian Hays
Name: Dorian Hays
City: Seattle
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (10 mins)

Set up

Area 40 x 40 split into halves

Players pass to their respective teams. After making a pass they must go and touch an opposite colored cone then retunr to thier area to recieve a pass.

Coaching Points:

Weight of the pass

Making runs into the passers path

When ball is at feet have a plan on where to play next pass

Progression:

With one ball go to one touch and compete to see which team can make the most consecutive passes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (40 mins)

Set up:

2 balls per group

20 x 20 space per group

Players at the top and bottom of diamond play to their right. Receiving player open up, control ball with back foot and continues to play around diamond. Follow the pass

Progressions:

Rotation is reversed and left foot is used

Outside of foot is used to control

A plays to B which then drops back to A and makes run around cone and through ball is played

A plays to B who then returns pass to A as they make run through the middle, give and go

Add two defenders and simple possession game is played. 5 passes or if any of the patterns of play are used a pt is awarded, defenders switch every two min.

Coaching Points:

Weight of pass

Controlling with proper foot

Moving laterally to create space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (20 mins)

Set up:

40 x 40

4 v 4 with 2 target players. Pts are scored when ball is played into target players. Target players can be played into and switched with by playing a give and go with players in square.

Progression:

Players can swich with target players everytime ball is played into them

Coaching Points:

Form triangles and diamond much like the earlier passing exercises

Target players look to be in passing channels

Once players go to switiching with target players the target player is aware of a positive first touch that will move past/beat pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (20 mins)

Open scrimmage with 4 goals. Pts can also be scored when patterns of play are used; give and go, drop pass followed by through ball.

Coaching points:

Weight of pass

Receiving with proper foot

Establishing shape that provides support, triangles and diamond


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