Football/Soccer Session (U12): Valley Stream Interleague Passing

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Duane Pena, Adult Member

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Duane Pena
Name: Duane Pena
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-up
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Juggling Warm-up

Organization:

1. One ball per pair.

2. Open space.

Instructions:

1. Players work in pairs.

2. Players look to build the sequence: one touch per player, two touches per player, three, and so on.

Coaching Points:

1. Foot-eye coordination.

2. Quality and weight of touch.

3. Movement to get behind ball.

4. Communication.

Progressions:

1. Each touch must be with a different side (i.e. alternate right and left).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing 1

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Passing 1

Organization:

1. Gates of cones 2 yards apart as shown

2. 2 players per soccer ball

Instructions:

1. 2 players will play against each other and try to score more passes through their gate in the alotted time

2. 1 point is scored for every successful pass to a partner through the gate

3 Play for 2 minutes. Make it Tournament style: Player who won moves up a game towards the top; and player who lost moves down a game)

Coaching Points:

1. Non-kicking foot placed on the side of the ball pointing at the target

2. Head up observe target

3. Working on inside-push pass: use iside surface of kicking foot, heel down, toe up

4. Strike through the middle of the ball

5. Follow through the pass to target with passing foot

6. Weight and accuracy of Pass

Progressions:

P1- Create a longer distance to pass

P2- Force players to take a first touch into space before passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fussball( conditioned game)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fussball( conditioned game)
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Fussball( conditioned game)

Organization:

Area as shown. 12 players. Lots of balls

Goals 5 yards back of endline

Instructions:

Players are working together to score. Red team in sections A & C are working against Blue team in areas B & D.

Passes are made continuously until the team defending (in diagram - blue) win the ball and then they play together in their sections against Red team.

Players are not allowed to leave their areas.

Coaching Points:

1. Working on inside-push pass: use inside surface of kicking foot, heel down, toe up

2. Strike through the middle of the ball

3. Follow through the pass to target with passing foot

4. Disguise of pass to play through the lines

5. Work together to create angles

Progressions:

If team keeps the ball in their area for longer than 5 passes allow defending team to send a player in to try and win the ball.

Add second ball to increase tempo


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play

Organization:

40x30

Instructions:

5v5

Coaching Points:

Same as above


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