Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Running with the ball

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David Plant
Name: David Plant
City: Shirebrook
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (5 mins)

This game focuses on the technical aspects and outcomes of running with the ball.

Players in red run with the ball to get a shot on goal

Players in blue run with the ball between the orange cones to pass to a team mate

Players in black run with the ball and attack the space in front of them

Players rotate positions to get a turn on each activity

Coaching factors:

Good first touch out of the body

Get in line with the ball ready to receive the pass

Head up when running

Use laces to not interrupt stride pattern

Be positive and attack the space

Take as few a touches as possible to cover the ground quickly


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill (10 mins)

Progression on from technical session.

Defenders now added to oppose running with the ball

Coaching factors:

Good first touch out of the body

Get in line with the ball ready to receive the pass

Head up when running

Use laces to not interrupt stride pattern

Be positive and attack the space

Isolate the defender 1 in 1

Attack the defender with pace


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

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Skill 2 (10 mins)

Overloaded numbers on the attacking team to encourage creating space to allow opportunities for running with the ball.

Aim is for the attacking team to score by getting the ball into the end zone (shaded area)

Coaching factors:

Good first touch out of the body

Get in line with the ball ready to receive the pass

Head up when running

Use laces to not interrupt stride pattern

Be positive and attack the space

Take as few a touches as possible to cover the ground quickly

Create and exploit space to give team mates chance to run with the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (25 mins)

Small sided game

Play game regulations for game realism

Pick out coaching points during game situation


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Pass
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Dribble
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