Football/Soccer Session (U10): HCFC - passing - lofted

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Abigail Katz, Adult Member

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Abigail Katz
Name: Abigail Katz
City: Livingston
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions

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

Organization:

24x10 yd areas, with 4x4 yd box for receiving player on each endline

groups of 4 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, extra balls nearby

Instructions:

- player with the ball plays lofted pass accross area to player on opposite side of the grid

- after playing lofted pass, player follows pass to support the ball and exchange double pass with recieving player

- player on opposite side exchanges double pass with checking player then plays lofted pass in the opposite direction

- rotation is continuous

- each succesful lofted pass gets 1pt for the group

Coaching Points:

- first touch at an angle out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with big knuckle of big toe at bottom half of the ball to create loft

- follow through toward target

- get in line with the ball to receive

- choose appropriate surface to receive with (use warmup to review techniques to receive out of the air)

- cushion touch to maintain possession inside the receiving area

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions (semi-opposed)

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Technical Repititions (semi-opposed)

Organization:

24x10 yd area with 4 yd zone in the center for the defenders

groups of 6 set up as shown

Instructions:

- one pair starts with the ball in possession

- they will pass the ball back and forth looking for the opportunity to play a driven pass to beat the defender and find a player on the far side

- 1 pt for every pass that is succesfully played through the center area to the opposite side without the defender intercepting, bonus point for a ball that is played over the heads of the defender

- defender scores 1 pt by intercepting the ball

- rotate after a set amount of time or a set number of points

Coaching Points:

- first touch out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with big knuckle of big toe through bottom half of the ball

- follow through toward target

Progressions:

1 - The ball may not stop rolling at any point


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided possession game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided possession game
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Small sided possession game

Organization:

32x10 yd area, with an 8yd zone in the center for the defenders

3 groups of 4 set up as shown

Instructions:

- 4v1 in box

- team in possession trys to connect set number of passes (3 or 4), then play the ball to the opposite side with a lofted pass

- if the ball is succesfully played across the area, the receiving team controls the ball and looks to connect their own 3 or 4 passes before switching the ball back with another lofted pass

- defending team sends in a new defender every time the ball is switched

- 1pt for succesfully playing the ball accross the area, bonus point if the ballis played over the heads of the defenders

- if defending team wins the ball, or it is played out of bounds, the defending team is replaced by the team that lost possession

Coaching Points:

- all previous points

Progressions:


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