Football/Soccer Session (U15): passing & receiving

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Evagelos Vassilaras, Adult Member

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Evagelos Vassilaras
Name: Evagelos Vassilaras
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

Each player pair with a ball

Instructions:

- Each player pair with a ball dribbling around the area.

- Tagger, tries to tag players or intercept ball as they pass between each other in the area.

- The player ithat gets tagged is un-stuck and back into the game when a his teammate passes a ball through their legs - from the front or back.

Coaching Points:

- Proper touches (Messi to keep close; Ronaldo to get away quickly)

- Head up to observe space, teammates and tagger

- Change directions, accurate passes so ball does not get intercepted

- Fake out tagger to get around/by

Progressions:

- Tagger has to pass his ball and hit other player's ball


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

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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

Players in groups of 3s

Instructions:

- Players work throughout the area passing and moving

- Must pass with the inside of the foot (push-pass) and receive with all parts of the foot (inside, outside, bottom)

- Players must also be aware of other groups working within the same area

Coaching Points:

- Head up to find teammates

- Movement off the ball to provide angle of support (before and after pass)

- Weight of pass

- Pass to proper foot

Progressions:

- One team without the ball become defending team, play for "x", team without ball loses.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Theme

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Theme

Organization:

Instructions:

6 player per grid

(A)3 player channel passing 3rd player dribbles back to start

(B) add defender: only defends in second zone

Coaching Points:

weight of the pass

angle of support

travel when the ball travels

playing the ball into space bs feet

Progressions:

p- defender active in all of the grid

p- look to combine with 3rd attacker depending on position of defender

p-speed of play


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

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Main Theme (25 mins)

Organization:

20 x 30 yard area

2 groups of "x" players

Goal

As many balls as available

Cones to show pathway to goal

Story/Description:

- The group is divided into two teams

- Each team chooses their own team name

- The players in each team are assigned a number

- When their number is called they run around the tall cone, through the gate (different color) and into the area

- The coach serves in two balls for each player to shoot at the goal

Coaching Points:

- Dribble the ball to get as close to the goal as you can

- Get in line with goal before you strike

- Strike the ball with weight with the inside/outside or drive the ball past the the Gk

Developments:

P – Use only one ball, players now compete to score


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): condition game

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condition game

Organization:

6v6 players try to pass the ball with receiver in the shaded area for a goal

Instructions:

must pass the ball in the shaded area in order to get a goal

Coaching Points:

weight of pass

accuracy of pass

which technique to use

head up to find teamate

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tournament Free Play

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Tournament Free Play (75 mins)

Organization:

20x30 yard area

3v3

Instructions:

- Free play 6v6

Coaching Points:

- Spatial awareness

- Recognition of when to attack space and go 1v1

- When to look to play a pass to teammate

- Looking for end product

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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