Football/Soccer Session (U14): 10.3.2014

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Paul Morrison, Adult Member

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Paul Morrison
Name: Paul Morrison
City: warrington
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 15 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Warm up (25 mins)

Session Objective: Circle Passing - Ideal as part of warm up.To improve passing and receiving.

Organisation: 12 v 3 (vary numbers according to number of players but 4:1ratio in favour of outside players).

Extensions: development into multiple passing routines.Examples shown but list is endless and allows coach to create.

Example 1).A passes to 1 who feeds 2 who sets 3 who brings ball out.A joins edge of circle.Can vary with pass from 1 to 2 or to 4 and then set back to 3.

Example 2).B passes to 5 who feeds 6 and then drops back two yards.6 feeds 7who passes to B who sets to 5 to bring ball back into circle.

Variations and combinations endless.

Can involve movement around players.Example 3).C plays ball to 8,and runs around 8 and 9.* plays ball to 9m and C collects to bring back into circle.

Key Factors:

1st Touch,

Half Touches, Use of Sole of foot, Disguise.

Type of pass.Weight of pass.

Movement to receive,Body shape,quality of pass. Awareness/Head up


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): passing drill

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passing drill (25 mins)

Session Objective:To improve passing ,receiving and movement with ball.

Organisation:

Mannikins or poles set out in pattern as shown players perform different action at each pole.Players move to next position after playing.Extra players placed at each pole to form queue if numbers big.

A plays to B.B receives side on and feints to right and goes left.He then plays to C who moves towards ball then backs off opening up to take on back foot.He then plays 1-2 with D who spins round pole to receive ball.He plays to E who takes ball out of feet to round cone and play to F.F flicks ball on first touch between poles and spins round to receive then plays to A.Cycle starts again.

Developments:Vary techniques,number of poles.use left foot/right foot only for all manoeuvres.Once player C has ball add another ball in.Increase number of balls as appropriate.

Key Factors:

Quality of passing.Position to receive.Technique and .Head vup to see.fluidity of movement.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (35 mins)

Session Objective: To develop quick attacking play

Practice organisation

Pitch 60 by 40.

2 appropriate sized goals.Balls by side of goals.16 players including two from each team on goal line plus two goalkeepers but can vary number of players on pitch or reduce to one player off pitch by goal-line.

Game starts by goalkeeper feeding .

Blue players have possession and can only score with a one touch shot,from a ball served by either A or B.Have to keep possession and work opening for pass to A or B.Same for Orange team from a pass from C or D.

Developments :a)Only two touch play.

b)Unlimited touches but A,B,C,D only have one touch and still one-touch finish from other players.

c)Only one or two touch play but A,B,C,D only have one touch and still one-touch finish from other players.

Key Factors:

Create space to receive

Quality of pass

Open body shape to receive and pass/move forward

Awareness and anticipation froplayers on goal-line to pass quickly

Quick passing

Quality of finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession

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Possession (35 mins)

Session Objective: Improve Possession and Creating Space

One from each team on each side;rest in square .Size of square varied by age/numbers.

Organisation:

Basic Possession games.Using outside players. 

a)Look to play to same team men on the sides.(A) Unlimited touches at first.Play and receive.

b)As above.Two touch only.

c)Unlimited touches.When you play to an outside man,take place.(B)

d)As above.Two touch only.Outside player must move ball into space quickly when receiving pass.

e)Unlimited touches.Now only a 1-2 will get man off line(C).If not on,encourage to keep possession.

f)As above.Two touch only.

Further variation:Have players of same team on top and bottom line;players of other team on left and right side lines.Extend area to square area.

g)One team plays across,unlimited touch can use end players.Other team plays up and down,unlimited touch,using end players.

h)As above.Two touch only.

i)One team plays across,unlimited touch can use end players.Other team plays up and down,unlimited touch,using end players.BUT...must go from one end to other,i.e. can not go back to same side.Working up/down or across right to left/left to right - Encourage ,receiving on half-turn and playing forward.shape to receive.

j)As above.Two touch only.

Then in across and up and down game,can add all variations as listed above ,i.e.taking place,1-2 to get out,vary numbers of touches etc.

Key Factors

Create space -movement in advance of ball,movement with ball,movement after playing ball.

Awareness of what is around

Touch

Quality of pass

Reaction when dispossessed

Maintain high tempo.


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