Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Connecting midfield to # 9

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Herve Corde, Adult Member

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Herve Corde
Name: Herve Corde
City: North Woodmere
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 14 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

Organization: As many grids as required. 3 players per grid.

Instructions: Short, long short passes. Player must take a back foot touch to the opposite side of the cones that he received the ball on before he plays his pass.

Coaching Points:

1) 1st touch

2) Weight of pass

3) Communication

4) Keep ball moving with 1st touch.

5) Speed of play.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Organization: Game can be played in one direction or if numbers are large then in a rotational fashion as above.

Instructions: Player A plays to Player B. Player A moves to the left or right. Player B takes a touch and plays the ball back to Player A. Player B now bends his run around the cones (t the opposite side that Player A is) and Player A plays a pass towards goal for Player B to get on to. Player B takes a positive touch towards goal and shoots.

Rotation is Player A to Player B, Player B to Player C and Player C to the back of the opposite line.

Coaching Points:

1) Weight of pass and timing of run.

2) First touch sets player up for pass (angle of approach, out from under feet etc)

3) Explain why runners peels to opposite side instead of same side.

4) Can passers bend their pass at all around the cones into the run of the striker?

5) Can receiver take ball on back foot and take a positive touch towards goal?

6) Open body position to receive towards goal to see options ahead of striker.

7) Can striker check over their shoulder before receiveing ball towards goal?

8) Touch on final shot.

Progressions: Add a defender after the cones (area must be big enough to allow for this).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 v 1

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2 v 1 (20 mins)

Organization:

Set up as shown. Numbers of players between 9 and 12. Lots of balls.

Instructions:

Red team play 3 v 1 aganist blue team in square A. If they make 5 passes they pass or dribble out of square and find their forward player. This makes a 2v1 situation.

Once this move ends then the ball is served by the Coach to square B and blue team play aganist red.

If defender wins the ball once player exits the square then the play stops.

Coaching Points:

Speed of play, quality of pass, ability to pentrate with pass, awareness of forward on the 5th pass, movement off the ball and end product.

Progressions:

See next screen


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 v 2

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2 v 2 (20 mins)

Organization:

Same as previous screen.

Instructions:

Same as previous screen but once the red player exits the square (with a dribble or pass) then a blue player from square B can also defend to create a 2v2 situation.

Coaching Points:

Same as previous screen but speed of play become important now with a 2nd defender recovering to defend.

Progressions:

Time limit of 10 seconds to score once exiting the sqaure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown.

Instructions:

1. 7v7 or 8v8

Coaching Points:

Minimal Coaching on Key points of switcing point of attack.


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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Dribble
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