Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing and Receiving

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Richard Knox, Adult Member

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Richard Knox
Name: Richard Knox
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Passing and receiving practice session which can be delivered to all ages using progressions and degressions where necessary.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Arrival Activity

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Arrival Activity (5 mins)

Passing Pattern 5mins

Set Up - 3 cones 8 - 10 yards apart - one dribbling gate

X1 passes to X2 who plays to X3 who dribbles throught the gate to finish

Technical Coaching points

Play to the back foot

Angle of pass

Weight of pass

Two touch passing

Touch towards the gate to accelerate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up (15 mins)

Warm up 15mins

Set Up - 8x8 yard circle (size may vary depanding on quality of players)

20x20 outside box

Middle players stand opposite an outside player ready to receive a pass, turn and play out to another outside player.

Focus on one or two receiving techniques (unless the players can cope with more)

Progression

Outside player who receives the ball dribbles into the middle area and passes out.

Technical Coaching Points

Quality of pass

Angle to receive

Body shape

Check shoulder

First touch (correct technique to receive ball)

Different parts of the feet

Communication (voice and or hand movements)

Tactical Coaching Points

Where on the field who you use "this turn"?

Why?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (20 mins)

Technical 20mins

Set Up - 20x20 area split by 5 yard zones

Central players are working on the specfic receiving technique from the warm up - Outside players receive the ball, turn and play out to the opposite target player.

Middle players work for 1 min and rotate on coaches command

Competition

How many passes can the middle player complete in one min.

Progression

Middle players play to any outside player

Middle player plays out to an outside player and rotate positions

Technical Coaching Points

Quality of pass

Angle to receive

Body shape

Check shoulder

First touch (correct technique to receive ball)

Different parts of the feet

Communication (voice and or hand movements)

Angle of pass

Tactical Coaching Points

Where on the field who you use "this turn"?

Why?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill (25 mins)

Skill 25mins

Set Up - Same area as the previous practice

The middle players focus is the same as the previous practice but are now under pressure from two defenders. If the middle players have limited success, give the defenders a ball to dribble around the area and block passing lanes.

Defenders job is to win possession and shoot into the target goals outside the area.

Progression

Middle player counts a certain number of passes before shooting at goal

Players rotate as previous practice

Technical Coaching Points

Overload principles

Angle and distance of support

Type of pass - longer

Movement to from outside players to support

Tactical Coaching Points

What position could you be in in a game now?

Why and How could this effect your first touch?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Conditioned Game (25 mins)

Conditioned Game 25mins

Set up - 30x35

Focus on the passing and receiving techniques relating to the techniques coached and the area of the field they should be used/attempted.

Players have free movement during possession - when defending they are locked into there zones.

Competition

Bonus point for all correct receiving techniques followed by a completed pass

Goals scored

Progression

All players have free movement - Scrimmage

Technical Coaching Points

All of above

Tactical Coaching Points

Position specfic points

Rotate player positions - highlight how the receiving skills now change


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