Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing - Driven + Possession - supporting angles

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Nicolas Pretelt , Adult Member

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Nicolas Pretelt
Name: Nicolas Pretelt
City: hamilton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Long Driven Pass


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 (5 mins)

Organization:

30x30 yard grid

3 pinnies

2 balls (extras on outside of grid)

Instructions:

3 Players start off as defenders holding a pinnie each in there hand.

Defenders must look to simply touch a ball or force a ball out of play via a bad pass/touch from an attacker, if they do this the attacker who lost possession takes the pinnie and becomes a defender and the previous defender becomes an attacker.

Attackers must help each other to keep possession of both soccer balls.

Coaching Points:

Introduce Driven pass

Awareness of space/pressure etc.

Quality/weight of passes.

Angles/distances of support

Speed of play

Can you combine or switch play to releive pressure

Progressions:

Simply add/remove balls/defenders until have the correct balance between challenge/success


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical - unnopossed

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Technical - unnopossed (10 mins)

Organization:

1- Players from zone 1 pair up with someone from zone 2

2- 50x20 grid, two zones of 20x20, middle zone is 10x21

3- One ball per team

Instructions:

1.Players must look to drive the ball into their partner’s area

2.Their partner must attempt to control the ball without leaving their area

3.If the ball lands in the box, the player that hit the driven ball gets a point

4. If the receiver can control the ball inside the box with 1 touch, they also receive a point

Coaching Points:

1. Head up to observe target

2. Placement of non-kicking foot

3. Body weight over ball (this is effected by placement of non-kicking foot)

4. 2nd knuckle of big toe

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical - opossed

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Technical - opossed (15 mins)

Organization:

Three groups of four players, each set up in their own zone.

Players from zone 1 pair up with someone from zone 2

50x20 grid, two zones of 20x20, middle zone is 10x21

Instructions:

1. Players A are partners. They try to successfully drive the ball through the grid without it getting intercepted. The player that drives the ball successfullly to their partner will receive 3 points. If the ball is successfully passed on the ground to their partner they will receive 1 point.

2. Players in the middle can intercept any ball on the ground with their feet.

If the ball is intercepted, the player that passed the ball switches with the player that intercepted the ball.

3. Players can move throughout their section of the grid to try and find a clear passing lane through to their partner.

Coaching Points:

2. Head up to observe target

3. Placement of non-kicking foot

4. Body weight over ball (this is effected by placement of non-kicking foot)

5. 2nd knuckle of big toe

6. Quality of first touch

8. Timing of long pass - Don't force it.


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

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Main Activity (30 mins)

Organization

Three teams of four players, each set up in their own zone.

1 ball

50x20 grid, two zones of 20x20, middle zone is 10x20

Instructions:

1. White team at one end must make 3 consecutive passes before looking to switch the ball to the light blue team in the opposite end zone.

2. If the ball is intercepted by the blue team in the middle, the team that lost the ball switches into the middle.

3. Players should attempt to drive the ball to the other side

Coaching Points:

1. Quality of short passing, first touch, communication and movement to posses the ball

2. Quality of long pass to switch the ball.

3. Timing of switch - Don't force it.

4. When to move- recognize 1st attacker needs support

5. Body shape prior to receiving

6. Where to move - Angle to receive? heigh?

Progressions/Regressions:

-Increase/decrease size of areas

P1 - 1 or 2 defender can pressure ball in attackers zone


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

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Conditione Game (20 mins)

Organization:

Full Field

2 lines to mark outside area

Instructions:

1. Team in possesion: Outside players (Full back, Wings etc) must play outside the lines

(3 touch max outside lines)

2. Defending team can only defend inside the area

3. Formations

Coaching Points

1. Possesion vs Penetration

-Do not force play + Be patience

-Looking to penetrate – head up to see 3rd line (player finding passing lane) and play vertical passes

2. Angles of support

- Body Shape

- recognize when 1st attacker needs support

- Players at Different heighs

3. Width and Depth


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