Football/Soccer Session (U16): Passing & Recieving (Start Time: 2013-10-21 19:30:00)

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Jeff Ashton
Name: Jeff Ashton
City: Stoke-on-Trent
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Possession / Transition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass / Recieve & Move

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass / Recieve & Move
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Pass / Recieve & Move (20 mins)

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

Organisation: 12 v 4 (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 3 who sets 2 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

Four Corners

Technical.

Work on Receiving skills, dealing with the ball under pressure, passing and keeping possession and using the ball effectively. shots and headers on target.

Tactical.

Individual rolls and resposibilities. When to drop off and pull away to create space, link up play and movement with and without the ball.

Physical.

Develop Aerobic and Anaerobic capabilities of players. Game specific work.

Psychological.

Test the ability to work under pressure, scenario

Social

Encourage team mates and develop good habits.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Creating & Exploiting space in midfield

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Creating & Exploiting space in midfield (20 mins)

Practice organisation

• Area 70x40yds, divided into thirds with central third divided in half

& appropriate size goals at each end, as illustrated.

• 16 players (incl. 2 GK’s), organised in two groups of 8, 2 balls.

• Practice starts with: 3v2 in each end third, plus 2 attacking MF

players for each team in each of two central safe zones, who remain

in their own half.

• MF’s can only provide one touch passes into A’s, through the screen

of their MF opponents.

• Objective of game is to pass through central zones

into A’s who look to link-up play & enter into goal scoring situations

Detail

• Realistic defending in challenge areas.

• Communication between A’s & MF’s essential through recognising

signals & body shape.

• Encourage clever & inventive individual & combination plays by A’s.

• Range of passing skills (which may be disguised) to supply A’s.

• Simple progression for this practice is:

- When receivers are allowed to use 2 touches, D’s may press in

safe zones after opponents’ first touch.

Key coaching points

• Challenges for players include:

- Quick play to open-up forward passing opportunities to A’s.

- A’s timing their movement.

- Combination & support play from front & behind in attacking areas.

- Receiving, passing, turning, dribbling & shooting skills.

- Shielding, passing & turning skills.

- Changing tempo of attacks.

- Playing in between opponents.

- Recognising & exploiting space in front & to side of D’s.

Four Corners

Technical.

Work on Receiving skills, dealing with the ball under pressure, passing and keeping possession and using the ball effectively. shots and headers on target.

Tactical.

Individual rolls and resposibilities. When to drop off and pull away to create space, link up play and movement with and without the ball.

Physical.

Develop Aerobic and Anaerobic capabilities of players. Game specific work.

Psychological.

Test the ability to work under pressure, scenario

Social

Encourage team mates and develop good habits.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition in the midfield

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Transition in the midfield (20 mins)

4 v 4 + 4

Purpose: A possession game that focuses on specific positional requirements

Blues begin with ball, attempting to play the ball from end to end (i.e. through the midfield). All effort is made to play through as many gates as possible during the possession to develop the positional requirements.

If Red steals, two Yellows quickly change with the two outside Red continues to play (quick transition!)

Notes:

-Game may be played as 3 v 3 + 3 if required for your particular numbers

Coaching points:

-Body shape upon receiving

-Utilize ball movement to free up areas around the gates

Four Corners

Technical.

Work on Receiving skills, dealing with the ball under pressure, passing and keeping possession and using the ball effectively. shots and headers on target.

Tactical.

Individual rolls and resposibilities. When to drop off and pull away to create space, link up play and movement with and without the ball.

Physical.

Develop Aerobic and Anaerobic capabilities of players. Game specific work.

Psychological.

Test the ability to work under pressure, scenario

Social

Encourage team mates and develop good habits.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 8 Game

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8 v 8 Game (30 mins)

8 v 8 Game: Possession with Purpose (15 mins)

Set-Up: Field is 70yds long x 50yds wide with a half-way line and 2 goals at either end. Two equal teams, with 2 Goalkeepers. Balls distributed beside goals to keep the game flowing when balls go out of play.

Players are restricted to playing forward passes only. Players around the ball need to understand when to give the option of coming to feet or when they have to make a run to receive into space.

Instructions: Play 8 v 8 with offside in effect. Re-start from the GK when a goal is scored or ball goes out of play.

Coaching Points: Stay switched on - immediate transition from defending to attacking

1.Create width and depth 2.Quality and speed of pass 3.Deception of pass 4.Movement off the ball 4.Awareness 5.Can the ball be played early in to striker in attacking zone 5.Give support early and quickly to create overloads in the attacking zone

Four Corners

Technical.

Work on Receiving skills, dealing with the ball under pressure, passing and keeping possession and using the ball effectively. shots and headers on target.

Tactical.

Individual rolls and resposibilities. When to drop off and pull away to create space, link up play and movement with and without the ball.

Physical.

Develop Aerobic and Anaerobic capabilities of players. Game specific work.

Psychological.

Test the ability to work under pressure, scenario

Social

Encourage team mates and develop good habits.


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