Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Stage 1.3 Posession

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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 (15 mins)

Posession Warm Up (15 min)

Juggling (5 min)

Posession Warm Up: start play between two teams with hands. 1 pt for each 5 passes connected. Progression to playing with feet.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch Triangles 1

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Dutch Triangles 1 (10 mins)

Dutch Triangles Activity 1 (7 min)

The exercise starts by Player A passing to Player B with the inside of his foot. Before Player A makes the pass, Player B should check away two or three steps behind him before moving forward to receive the pass with forward momentum. Player B receives the pass with his right foot and pushes the ball to his right behind the cone. While this is going on, Player A simply follows his pass and moves to the next cone in back of the players already waiting there in line. Player B then continues the exercise by playing the ball with his right foot to Player C, who then plays the ball to Player A to complete the triangle.

Variation 1: Change direction to play with left foot.

Variation 2: Add a second ball to reduce lag time.

Coaching Points: The ball should be played crisply at game speed, communication, quick movement, use of both feet


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch Triangles 2

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Dutch Triangles 2 (10 mins)

Dutch Triangle Activity 2 (7 min)

To add more interplay between the players involved in the exercise, an extra pass is added. When Player A passes to Player B, he should follow his pass to receive a ball back on the ground on a one-timed ball that has been cushioned. As Player A moves to the ball, Player B shuffles back and to his right to mimic the off-the-ball movements to create separation after a pass during the game. Once Player B has moved around his cone and towards Player C, Player A plays an angled ball to Player B to meet him in stride. Player B then hits a one-timed ball to Player C and continues on with the exercise just as Player A did.

Variation 1: Change direction

Variation 2: Add a second ball

Coaching Points: Crisp passing, communication, quick movement on and off the ball, weight of passes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6 v 3 - 3 Color Possession

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6 v 3 - 3 Color Possession (15 mins)

6 v 3 - 3 Color Possession (15 min)

2 x touches / 1 x touch (Two on steals) Defensive side changes after winning the ball

Coaching Focus: 3-1-1 deep ball, quick pressing at loss of possession (Defensive team of 3), quickly finding formation in possession (Offisensive team of 6)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Small Sided Game

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Expanded Small Sided Game (15 mins)

Expanded Small Sided Game (15 min)

4 v 4 w/2 neutral players. Restrictions: 5 passes to 5 different players before team can shoot. 3 min or 2 goals, switch in group.

CP: Offer angles of support. Keep hips & sholders open to the ball to receive. Movement after your pass. Communication.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6 v 6

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6 v 6 (15 mins)

6 v 6 No Restrictions (15 min)


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Pass
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Custom Pass
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