Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Possession - U11-U12 Academy

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Brad Mauzerall, Adult Member

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Brad Mauzerall
Name: Brad Mauzerall
City: Boise
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session can be used to address technical and tactical points associated with possession.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - 5v2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - 5v2
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Warm up - 5v2 (15 mins)

Organization of Session

- 15x15 grid

- 7 players - 5 players on outside in circle, 2 players defending

- Outside players keep possession from two inside defenders

- Players rotate with defenders when possession is lost (longest in rotates out)

- If defenders are split, then they stay and extra round

- Start with 2 touch for younger players. Ideally possession team should have only 1 touch

Progression -

- Have multiple groups going, rotatate defenders from another group. Timed game, number of splits = points. Compete against other groups.

Coaching Points

- Body shape (open)

- Technical quality of pass (texture, pace)

- Side-Side-Split options


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v4 possession

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8v4 possession (30 mins)

Organization of Session

- 20 x 20 grid

- 4 small goals, one along each line

- 12 players (3 teams of 4)

- One team of four are the defenders (blue). Other two teams (red & green) try to keep possession from blue. If blue wins it, then they immediately try to score.

- Red/green try to win ball back from blue before blue can score. If they win it back, just keep possession.

- Play 5 minute games. Keep score. See which defending team can score the most goals.

- Coach is on side with extra balls and serves them in immediately when ball goes out of play to keep game flowing

Key Points - quality of possession

Coaching Points

- Body shape of possession players

- Movement in support of ball (side-side-split)

- Technical quality (first touch, pass)

- Speed of play (more pressure = less touches/quicker play)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5 /7v7+ GK

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5v5 /7v7+ GK (30 mins)

Organization of Session - 50x40 grid with full sized goals. 5v5 plus GK (or 7v7 if numbers dictate).

- When ball is played from GK or from out of bounds, the receiving player only has one touch.

Key Points - Purpose of possesion is....move/drag defenders out/away, uncover options to penetrate/go forward, creating goal scoring opportunities

Coaching Points - body shape, movement, timing, technical quality, side-side-split


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