Football/Soccer Session (U7): HOBOKEN Passing

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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

Description

Passing using inside of the foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tag Games

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Tag Games (15 mins)

Organization:

1 - 30x30

2 - 2 taggers

Instructions:

1 - Turtle Tag - 3 turtle taggers have 1 minute to try and tag as many players as possible. If tagged players lay on their back like a turtle.

2 - Players who havn't been tagged push the turtle(player) onto their front and now they are back in the game.

1 - Banana Tag - 3 Taggers have 1 minute to try and tag as many players as possible. If tagged players turn into a banana and stand with the their hands in the air pushed together.

2 - Players who havn't been tagged peel the banana (players hands) and now they are back in the game.

1 - Shower Tag - 3 Taggers have 1 minute to try and tag as many players as possible. Once tagged the players turn into a shower.

2 - Players who havn't been tagged save the tagged players by washing under their shower.

Coach

1 - change of direction

2 - head up

3 - change of speed


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

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Gate Passing (20 mins)

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, or make the two cones in the middle smaller in width.

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


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cone Kockdown

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Cone Kockdown (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Set up field as shown. Two cones set up 10 yards apart (can be moved further or closer depending on age and skill level)

2. One player near each cone

3. Additional balls if needed

Instructions:

Players will pass the ball through their partners legs to try and knock down the cone for 1 point

Players will then rotate trying to know over the cone with a pass

Demonstrating the proper technique of the Inside Pass

Coaching Points:

1. Receive with furthest foot from the ball

2. Receive with the toe pointed up and ankle locked

3. Angle of approach – center

4. First touch shouldn't stop the ball right on your foot, touch should take the ball into space so you can dribble or pass with your next action.

Progressions:

Receiving players can open and close legs to make it more challenging for the passing player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Angry Birds

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Angry Birds (20 mins)

Organization: 8 players (4 blues 4 whites). 13 balls. 5 cones.

Instructions: Blue team aims at the balls in the middle. All fire at the same time. They get a point for every ball they knock off its cone. Then other team goes. First team to 3 points win, then rematch.

Coaching Points: Passing technique - Instep, lock ankle, standing foot aiming at target, follow through, eyes on the ball.

Progressions: Pass from further back, add more balls, weaker foot.


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

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Numbers Game (20 mins)

1v1, 2v2. 3v3 Etc.

- Each player has a number

- The Coach shouts out a number, both players race to the center cone, first player to make it to the cone will receive the ball from coach with advantage of breakaway and other player has to defend

- The number shouted try to score past the opposition GK

Key Points:

- Fast, direct, positive play

- Encourage forward moves


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