Football/Soccer Session (U9): Passing & Receiving Warm ups

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1st Touch On The Move

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1st Touch On The Move
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1st Touch On The Move (15 mins)

Organization:

2 players

1 ball

4 cones

Instructions:

Use 2 cones to create a gate, as shown

Players decide on the distance their cones are apart (ability depending)

One player is the number 1, the other is number 2

Number 1's pass between the gate

Number 2's pass outside of the gate

Switch after set period (1 min)

Coaching Points:

Which part of your foot do you use to pass?

How can we prepare our body to ensure the ball travels either through the gate or around it?

What can you do with your 1st touch to help make the pass easier?

Can you move the ball to the left and the right?

Progressions:

Competition between each group, how many consecutive passes can you make through/around your gate? (1 min)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving Pass Directionally

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Receiving Pass Directionally (15 mins)

Organization: 30 x 20

Instructions:

- Players pass ball between cones to partner (Red starting)

- Players first touch is in the direction of the color cones called by the passer

Coaching Points:

- Aware of what cones you have to pass through

- First touch in the correct direction

- Use inside and outside of the foot for first touch

Progressions:

P - Players compete to get as many points


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Techical Unopposed Practice (1st Touch)

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Techical Unopposed Practice (1st Touch) (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 10x15 Area

2. 4 groups of 3 players.

Instructions:

1. Players work in 3’s Middle player passes to end player and presses quickly, end player beats middle player with a variety of different 1st touches Middle player becomes end player, end player becomes middle player and process continues going the opposite way.

Different 1st touches: 1. Tap around 2. Outside of foot 3. Inside of foot

Coaching Points:

Receiving player:

1. On toes and prepare the body in the direction the player wishes to play through.

2. Move in line with ball

3. Head up as ball travels

4. 1st touch out of feet to allow head up and generate speed to either beat defender with 1st touch or to beat defender with move.

5. Locked ankle (Inside of foot - Toe pointed upwards) (Outside of foot - Toe pointed down)

Passing player:

1. Eye Contact before pass

2. Quality of pass (weight and accuracy)/Slap pass (no spin on the ball)

Progressions:

1.Defender either pressures immediately and player must use tap around or stay still and you encourage players to drive at them and use a move to beat them.


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