Football/Soccer Session (U12): Lofted Pass

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Byron Garcia, Adult Member

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Byron Garcia
Name: Byron Garcia
City: Queens
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions
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Technical Repititions

Organization:

4x4 yd box for receiving player on each endline

groups of 4 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, extra balls nearby

Instructions:

- player with the ball plays lofted pass accross area to player on opposite side of the grid

- after playing lofted pass, player follows pass to support the ball and exchange double pass with recieving player

- player on opposite side exchanges double pass with checking player then plays lofted pass in the opposite direction

- rotation is continuous

- each succesful lofted pass gets 1pt for the group

Coaching Points:

- first touch at an angle out of feet (2 o'clock/ 10 o'clock), head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with second knuckle of big toe at bottom half of the ball to create loft

- follow through toward target

- get in line with the ball to receive

- choose appropriate surface to receive with

- cushion touch to maintain possession inside the receiving area

Progressions:


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

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Actiivity 2

Organization:

groups of 6 set up as shown

Instructions:

-Partners 1 ball

-Play a lofted pass to beat the defenders

- Ball must be inside the area to score a point

- defender scores 1 pt by intercepting the ball

-Rotate if defenders intercept

Coaching Points:

- first touch out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with 2nd knuckle of big toe through bottom half of the ball

- follow through toward target

Progressions:

1 - The ball may not stop rolling at any point


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

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Codition Game

Organization:

32x10 yd area, with an 8yd zone in the center for the defenders

3 groups of 4 set up as shown

Instructions:

- 4v1 in box

- team in possession trys to connect set number of passes (3 or 4), then play the ball to the opposite side with a lofted pass

- if the ball is succesfully played across the area, the receiving team controls the ball and looks to connect their own 3 or 4 passes before switching the ball back with another lofted pass

- defending team sends in a new defender every time the ball is switched

- 1pt for succesfully playing the ball accross the area

- if defending team wins the ball, or it is played out of bounds, the defending team is replaced by the team that lost possession

Coaching Points:

All previous

Progressions:


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