Football/Soccer Session (U12): FRONT FOOT RECEIVING

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 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 (10 mins)

Organization:

30x 30 area

Balls dependent on number of players

Equal amount of players inside the grid and outside

Cones situated throughout the grid

Instructions:

Players look to receive a pass from an outside player and then pass the ball to a different outside player

When players Receive the ball they then dribble past one of the cones in the grid before passing to the outside

After a set amount of time players rotate in the middle and outside

we do not pass consecutively

We also never apply pressure

Coaching Points:

1 Surface area of the foot we pass with

2 How do we receive the ball to then pass to another player

3 We MUST make eye contact before passing

4 As soon as we have received the ball we look to dribble past a cone

Progressions:

Players pass consecutively until coach yells stop


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical practice

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Technical practice (40 mins)

Organization:

3 lines, 6 cones, 3 attackers, 1 defender

Instructions: Start with 3 attackers and NO defender. Once rotation and technique is established add defnder in the middle as well. Pressure will be coming from behind the attacker in the ,middle

(Line 1 plays to line 2 who protects the ball by receiving on the front foot. Line 2 then plays the pass to line 3. Plyaers follow their pass)

Coaching Points:

-Quality of passing

-Receive with front foot and pass around the corner

-Body positionig

-Quality of first touch give enough space to then play the pass up

-Check shoulder for pressure

Progressions:

- Can attacker then play a first time pass yusing the same bodyshape

- Can attackers receive on frontfoot and continue to dribble to line 3

- Attackers at the end and middle will play a 2 vs1 scenario after completining the receive and pass


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 40x30 grid set up as shown

2. Two teams of 6. 4v4 with two players of each team in end zones, as shown.

3. Pugs goals are for progession

Instructions:

1. Players will pass amongst their team trying to make their way to their teammate standing in the endzone.

2. Player A will pass the ball into the endzone to Player B.

3. Player B will receive the ball and dribble out of the endzone.

4. Player A will then take the place of Player B.

5. Teams must complete 2 passes before going to the same endzone again

6. First team to replace 5 players wins the round.

Coaching Points:

1. Angle of approach – Specific technique being coached

2. Head up to observe your target

3. Supporting foot

4. Contact with the ball

5. Contact with the foot

6. Weight of pass

Progressions:

1. Teams can play to the pug goal to score once they have switched one player from the corner boxes. Must switch out a player before a goal can be scored.


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