Football/Soccer Session (U11): Receiving/Redirecting Overlapping Runs - WSSL U11Boys

Club Logo

Reseller-Club: Premier Users' Club

Carl Spence, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Carl Spence
Name: Carl Spence
City: New Milford
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Getting my players to think on the key Point - If my first touch is good I don't need to use skill moves to beat defenders.

Additional focus on use of off the ball runs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Dynamic Movement + Ball

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Dynamic Movement + Ball
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Dynamic Movement + Ball

Warm up - Dynamic Movement + Ball (10 mins)

Organization:

4-5 Players set up as shown

area is 40X10 yard Area

One ball per group

Instructions:

- Players dribble to the middle of the area highlight by red cone

- when the dribbling player gets to the cone he/she must pass to the player at opposite end of the area then start some type of dynamic warm up to the same end. 

- Player who receives the pass then repeats the activity 

- Dynamic stretches can include, skips, open gates, close gates, sprints, etc. 

Coaching Points:

-passes should be sharp out of the feet

- pass the ball to teammates/attackers leading foot

- communication about where to pass or what foot to pass to

- open body motion/angle of approach before receiving pass

- eye contact before making pass

Progressions:

P1 - increase the distance of the area

Regression - reduce area 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Over lap

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Over lap
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Over lap

Over lap (10 mins)

Organization:

- Players work in pairs

- one player standing by a cone (passive defender)

- other player with the ball

Instructions:

- Player 1 works for 45sec./1mins.

- Player 1 must pass into the back foot of player 2 and immediately start a run in behind player 2

- Player 2 must redirect the pass and play a searching ball to the on rushing player 1 has he/she is overlapping

- activity is repeated for 30 seconds then players rotate positions.

Coaching Points:

 - first touch should take Player 2 in direction of next pass

- Player 2 must play the ball out of your feet to prevent more than 2 touches

- Player 1 must give weighted passes into the back foot of player two

- timing of the run is important to prevent offside call where necesary

Progressions:

- players must repeat same action with 1 touch

- pass must be over a greater distance


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

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Channel Game
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Channel Game

Channel Game (25 mins)

Organization:

1. Players are placed in groups of 4/5 as shown in the diagram.

2. Each Group is placed inside a channel.

3. Channels are about 10/15 yards from Blue marker to red marker representing the half way area or defenders.

Instructions:

Channel 1;

- Player 1 plays a pass to player 2 who then does an open body, back foot receiving going towards the opposite blue endline

- After activity is completed player 2 then dribbles back on the starting line

- Activity is then repeated as player 1 moves to become player 2 and next player in line starts with the pass

Channel 2;

- Activities are the same as in channel 1 however now a defender is added represented by player 3

- Player 3 must wait by his cone unrtil player two takes his first touch after the pass.

- At this time both players 2 & 3 race to the endline for a point. Player 2 must dribble his ball to the endline

- Activity is repeat with Players rotating in this order 3 => Player 2 and Player 2 => Player 1

Channel 3;

- Is a progression from channel 2. However now a goal is involved and the defender is allowed to apply full pressure as soon as the ball is passed and NOT on the attackers touch.

- Attacker must now try to soccer in the goal for points.

- Points System goes

+ If attacker uses 2 or less touches to score on goal he/she gets 3 points

+ If attackers takes more than 2 touchs to score he/she only gets 1 point

+ if defender steals the ball and scored he/she gets 5 points

- Games are player for about 5 mins then players are rotated to get the more faster players playing together ect.

Coaching Points:

- attackers must receive the ball out of their feet going towards the endline or goal and not stop the ball too close to their feet

- After redirecting the ball quickly accelerate to the next target and or make the pass/shot before space is closed down by defender

- assess the defenders positioning. If he is too close to you when you are about to receive redirect the ball across your body into the direction he is coming from to create space for yourself.

Progressions:

1. Adjust the location fo defenders to challenge the attackers receiving quality

2. Increase the distance to challenge attackers use of space.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): End Zone game

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): End Zone game
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): End Zone game

End Zone game (25 mins)

Organization:

1. Team is divided evenly into two groups

2. Field is divided into thirds. 

    - Two end zones about 10yds length and the width of the field space 

    - Playing area is a bout a 40x40 or bigger depending on space

Instructions:

 - Team in possession of the ball must try to get the ball from one end zone to the next in order to score a goal.

- If possession is stolen. The team that gain possession must try to do the same, get a pass from their player in one end zone to the next.

- End zone players are allowed to steal the ball from each other. 

- End zone players are switched every 3-5 mins.

Coaching Points:

 1. Players must quickly get into space and make the field big when there team is in possession of the soccer ball

2. Players should always receive ball on the back foot going towards their next target

3. Passes and off the ball runs must be made quickly to give teammates multiple options for scoring

Progressions:

1. Limit players to 2 touchess

2. Reduce the size of the playing area


Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Custom Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Dribble
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pitch Line 2
To link this page so that even non-Members can see it, copy paste this URL