Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): KFS Football School:: Possession -Speed of play and quick decisions :: Session Week 3

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Karl Southwick
Name: Karl Southwick
City: Wakefield
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up: Passing channels 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up: Passing channels 2
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Warm up: Passing channels 2

Organization

Playes ae broken up into groups of 5 or 6 (depending on numbers)

Playing area of: 20 x 20m

Each playeris given cones, and asked to place them randomly around the area

1 ball per group

Activity

Players possess the ball in the area without the ball touching the cones

Players are encouraged to open up on their 1st touch and dribble into another triangle. When in new triangle release pass to team mate

Progression

1 touch passing only

Alternate touches allowed - 1st player 1 touch, 2nd player 2 touch, 3rd player 1 touch...

Challenge

players must link as many passes as possible in 90 seconds

each pass played is worth 1 point

pass count returns to zero anytime the ball touches a cone, a player takes more than the designated touches, or the ball goes out of play

Coaching Points

The purpose of this warm up is to get players into the mindset of:

Play the way you face

Limit touches

Create passing channels by making supportive runs

Quality communication

Quick Decisions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity I: 3v3+1 / 5v5+1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity I: 3v3+1 / 5v5+1
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Activity I: 3v3+1 / 5v5+1

Organization

- 35 x 35 area marked as shown

- 20 x 20 smaller area marked as shown (circle)

- 10/12 Players (3 attackers, 3 defenders & 4 Target Players)

- 4 Mini Goals set up as shown

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Activity

- Team play 3v3/4v4 possession game inside smaller area (circle)

- If odd numbers a Neutral player can supports the team in possession

- Team in possession looks to make 6 consecutive passes before they can then break out to score

- Attacking team can use team mates on outside of circle, who are restricted to 1 touch maximum

- Neutral players supports the team in possession of the ball

- After 6 consecutive passes attacking team break out of circle & look to score in designated goals

- Team can use the whole area to score & team mates on outside now join in the play to create (5v5+1)

- If Defending team wins the ball they must make 6 passes before scoring

- When a goal is scored or ball goes out of play the activity restarts in smaller area & players reset

Coaching Points

- Possession: Quality of pass, possession with a purpose & circulation of the ball

- Support: Aware of space & surroundings. Can you be an option between/behind opposition?

- Transition: Reaction as an individual & team. Break out, make the pitch big & seperate the opposition

- Awareness: Which is the best goal to score in? Look for the cues: out numbered? overloads?

- Finishing: Be positive in front of goal!!

Progression

P - After 6 consecutive passes the "break out" pass must be played outside the circle to run on to (see diagram)

P - Adjust the consecutive pass count

P - Must be a one touch finish into mini goals


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity III: SSG

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Activity III: SSG

Organization

- 30 x 50 area set up as shown

- 10 Players (4 Attackers, 4 Defenders & 2 Target Players)

- 4 Mini Goals set up as shown

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Activity

- Two teams play directional possession game

- Attacking team must play ball into both target players before scoring in mini goals

- Attackers must score in mini goals at opposite end of 2nd target player used

- Target players play 1 touch maximum

Coaching Points

- Awareness: Always check yor surrondings with & without the ball. Whats the picture?

- Connection: Coach your team mates. Help them in painting pictures!

- Possession: Quality of pass, possession with a purpose & circulation of the ball

- Support: Aware of space & surroundings. Can you be an option between/behind opposition?

Progression

- In Possession: First touch must be forward or pass backwards first time

- One touch finishing into mini goals


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