Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 06 Boys Week 5: Collective possession, passing and receiving

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Eddie Slater
Name: Eddie Slater
City: Las Vegas
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4+4

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4v4+4 (20 mins)

Set up & organization

Use a 25x25yrd pitch with two 5yrd end zones.

Instructions

Two teams play a 4v4 while the other team that are resting are target players. The aim is to keep possession and try and hit a target player. If the team gets a pass back from the target player they score a point. Once a point is scored they must use another target player before going back to the previous target.

Coaching points

Good passing and receiving techniques

Good movement off the ball to create triangles

Target players can use verbal instructions like “turn” or “man on”

Shoulders should be checked before ball is received

Can they recognize width and depth principles and switching play?

Progressions

Take the wide players away and just use the end zone players making it a 5v5+2

One touch only for Target players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Shooting combo

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Passing Shooting combo (20 mins)

Set up & organization

Use a 25x25yrd pitch with two 5yrd end zones.

Instructions

Use to 15x15 grids with a 10yrd playing area at one end of the grid and two goals at the other end. Players are numbered 1-5 and play pass and move in the 10X10. Coach calls a number, the team must play the player whose number has been called. He must then play a forward pass to the Target player who lays it off first time for a shot at goal.

Coaching points

Good passing and receiving techniques

Good movement off the ball to create triangles

Look at the value of playing a forward pass at pace with top spin. Punch the pass with inside of foot

Look at the layoff pass and discuss why it is effective in final 3rd


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Moving Diamond

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Moving Diamond (15 mins)

Organization

15 x 15 yard diamond set up as shown

4 players stood next to a cone

Instructions

Players can pass to any other player in the diamond. Once a pass is made the player must run in the direction aginst his pas, eg: the player plays a pass straight, they must run diagonal and if they play diagonal they must run straight. Players should always be looking to move into an empty corner

Coaching Points

Look for good passing technique. Can the player junge the weight of the pass?

Always looking what is next. Can the player think quickly and make the right passing choice?

Players

Progression

One touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 free play

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4v4 free play (20 mins)

free play, no coaching.


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