Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing & Receiving - Combination Play 1

Profile Summary

Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Combination Play to Create Space, Speed of Play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax Variation Exercise

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax Variation Exercise
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Ajax Variation Exercise (15 mins)

SetUp

25x15 area with central zone

Organization

Player 1 starts with the ball and exchanges passes with Players 2 & 3 before playing the ball into 4. Player 4 turns quickly and plays to 5. Player 4 drop out, Player 1 now comes into the middle. Repeat from the other side. Defenders pressure but with no contact.

Progressions

1) Change players 2 & 3 and defenders

2) Set up a 'give and go' with outside players and central player

3) Full pressure defending in the central zone - unrestricted combinations

Coaching Points

Speed of play - 1/2 touch

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

"Move the ball to move the defenders"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax/Bayern Possession Game

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Ajax/Bayern Possession Game (20 mins)

SetUp

24x15 area

Organization

4v4+3 - Two teams of 4 play with 3 neutral players (in yellow). The possession team plays towards the outside of the area, the defending team plays through the middle. To score the attacking team must make 8 passes or play from one outside/target/neutral player to another. Transition - if the defending team (white) wins the ball they play to a neutral player and move to the outside, attacking team (black) comes inside to defend.

Progressions

Change the neutral players

Limit touches

Coaching Points

Speed of play - 1/2 touch

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

"Move the ball to move the defenders"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch Counter Attack Exercise

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Dutch Counter Attack Exercise (20 mins)

SetUp

40x25 area, two goals

Organization

Player 1 starts with a pass from the keeper and drives forward, plays to Player X (yellow), who quickly plays to Player 2. Player 2 shoots at goal. Repeats from the other side.

Progressions

1) Player 1 plays into Y who plays to 2. Player 2 plays X who plays back to 1 who shoots on goal (As above)

2) After the first pass to Y players overlap before shooting

3) After the first pass to Y players wall pass X before shooting

Coaching Points

Speed of play, speed of action

Every touch is a positive one

Timing of support runs, should always receive the ball in front of you


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

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End Game (20 mins)

SetUp

40x60 field with goals

Organization

6v6 Format with keepers. Normal rules apply. Condition the game to address the theme & demands of the session.

Progressions

Change the conditions or remove completely.

Coaching Points

Points continued from the theme & demands of the session.


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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