Football/Soccer Session (U14): WSSL 14W

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Matt Kane, Adult Member

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Matt Kane
Name: Matt Kane
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetitions

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetitions
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Technical Repetitions (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown (20x20)

2. Two Groups of 3-4 players. (6-8 players per grid)

Instructions:

1. CB plays the ball to LM

2. LM takes 1st touch forward,dribbles to flag,performs turn and

passes ball to CB

3. CB shows behind the ball and receives pass from LM

4. CB takes 1st touch towards RM.

5. After 2-3 turns, CF show in passing lane (Blue). CM passes ball to CF.

6. Continue pattern on opposite side.

*** When ball is played to LM. RM will check into the middle (viceversa)

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of Scanning the field.

Progression:

1. One point for switching point of attack sideways.

2. One point for switching point of attack Forward.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme (Semi-opposed)

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Main Theme (Semi-opposed) (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Same setup as previous activity.

2. three groups of 3 players. (9 players per grid)

3. One group is waiting off

Instructions:

1. Same combination as previous activity. In this game the wide & central players are defenders.

2. The have two options: (1) Pressure the wide player (2)-cover central space.

3. Players on the attack need to recognize option and make pass to CF.

4. As quickly as ball is played to opposite side play continues with opposite team.

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Accuracy & Pace of pass

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of Scanning the field.

Progression:


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

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Conditioned game (20 mins)

Organization:

1.5v5 (1-3-1)

2. Area as shown: 10 yds - attacking third / 35x 35 field

Instructions:

1.Teams play 5v5 inside grid with 1v1 in both attacking thirds.

2. Safe zone is for CB to provide depth in safe zone (no defender can go inside this zone)

3. Shots can be taken from anywhere in the field.

Coaching Points:

Technique

- Pass to the far foot to improve speed of play

Movement

- Create Depth (Behind the ball at an angle - Sideways on)

- Create Witdh ( Feet on line - Sideways on)

Decision

- Check over shoulder before receiving to create habit of Scanning the field. Where is pressure?

- First look is Can I play forward?

Progression:

- 1 Point for goal

- 3 points for goal by switching point of attack (combining with CF)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up as shown.

Instructions:

1. 6v6 or 7v7

Coaching Points:

Minimal Coaching on Key points of switcing point of attack.


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