Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Passing & Receiving - Possession

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Caitlin Young
Name: Caitlin Young
City: Provo
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Help team to possess the ball by technical passing and receiving properly. Progress to [possession to finish.


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 (20 mins)

Organizaion:

10x10 yrd square.

Two teams of 4.

Teams will play back and forth while advoiding the other team.

4 sets of 2 minute rotations. 16 minutes

Progression:

Different Patterns: Combine with other player, Combine 2 times before going outside

Once outside player gets hit, switch

Coaching Points:

Basic (U9-U12): Accuracy of pass, Opening up with high foot (body shape), Move before you get the ball. Weight of pass. Aware of other team.

Intermediate (U13-U14): All above, Accuracy of pass (foot specific, calling for it to foot), body shape, technique to play 1 touch, movement off ball, angles. Aware of other team.

Advanced (U15-U18): All above, Technique to play one touch, explosion of movment off the ball, body shape for next pass, 2nd man run/angle, Movement around other team.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided
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Small Sided (20 mins)

Organization

30x30 square

Teams of 5. Players play 3v3 inside square while attempting to connect with outside target players. Directional.

Players may use other team targets as neutrals.

Progression:

Take away other teams targets and neutrals.

Once target it played, player who played target will switch.

Coaching Points:

Basic: Accuracy of pass, playing simple pass (neutrals and playing back). Getting wide/big. Opeing up. Supoort and width

Intermediate: All of the above. Location of first touch-ability to beat player off 1st touch, penetrating pass to neutral, opeing up to play 1 touch. Movement off the ball - especially once target has been played. Support, width, penetration

Advanced: All of the above. Improvistion with runs, disguise the pass, Speed of play.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Small Sided

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Expanded Small Sided (25 mins)

Organization:

Half of playing field

Two teams (Establish teams formation) - With possessoin the topic, I am going to make sure my midfield is present. I have 3-3-1 vs 1-3-2-1.

Focus team (red) with attack goal. Blue will attack the two counter goals.

Coaching Points:

Basic: Keeping possession. Depth, width, height and center of every ball. Finding through balls after possession.

Intermediate: All of the above. Runs off of the ball, Creativity. 2 & 3 attacking runs. 5 distribution (can he/she play the 8 or 6)

Advanced: All of above. Combining center with 2 & 3 to keep possession up the flank. 2,3 &5 build from the back. Penetrating runs. Creativity in pass and runs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (25 mins)

Organization:

8v8 (1-3 triangle-3-1) vs (1-3-3 flat- 1)

18-18

Play off formation established in Expanded

Fifa rules apply

Coaching Points:

All above. Does the pattern of play match warm up and small sided. Are the keeping possession vs penetration like expanded small sided?


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