Football/Soccer Session (U11): Levittown SC-Travel: Penetration vs Possession

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Cesar Cambisaca, Adult Member

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Cesar Cambisaca
Name: Cesar Cambisaca
City: Jackson Heights NY
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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 (15 mins)

Organization:

20x10 yd area split into two 10x10 yd boxes

3v1 (or 4v1) in box with an adjacent open box

Instructions: team in possession must connect 3 passes in a row then attempt to penetrate with a pass into other box

if they are successful, all players join into that box and game continues with possessing team trying to connect 3 passes and penetrate back to the original box

if defender wins the ball, or the ball is played out of bounds, the defender is repaced by the player who lost the ball

Coaching Points:

angle of support

quality of 1st touch

weight and angle of pass

decision to possess vs penetrate

Progressions:

P - limit touches

P - require penetrating pass to be one touch

P - add on additional defender that must stay on line in between boxes to deny the penetrating ball

R - allow players to use first touch to penetrate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded small sided

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Expanded small sided (15 mins)

Organization:

40x20 yd area split into two 20x20yd boxes

8 players, 2 teams of 4, set up as shown

Instructions:

-Team in possession attempts to connect 3 passes in a row then penetrate into other box

-defending team plays with two players inside the box trying to win possession of the ball, the remaining two players stay on the line in between boxes in order to deny the penetration

-if attacking team is able to penetrate, they attempt to score in the small goal

-ball starts with the opposite team who attacks in the other direction

Coaching Points:

timing of penetrating run to stay onside

all previous points

Progressions:

P-Allow players to use first touch to penetrate into other box


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): End Zone Game

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End Zone Game (15 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yd central area with 8x20 yd endzones, goals positioned 5-10 yds behind endzone

4v4 or 5v5 to endzones

Center Forward #9, 4 players in central area take roles of #5, #6, #8, #10

Instructions: Team in possession looks to score by playing a penetrating pass into the endzone to a player who is making a penetrating run

Once player receives the ball, they score a point for their team. Leave the ball for the other team who attacks in the opposite direction

Defenders are not allowed in endzone until ball is played

Endzone acts as offside line

Coaching Points:

Movement of number 10 to create passing lane for number 9 to receive

First look is to penetrate with the pass, maintain possession if penetrating pass is not available

Play through number 5 to switch play quickly

Movement of number 10 as ball travels into number 9

Progressions:

P - Team that penetrates into endzone is now trying to score in mini goal

R - Allow players to penetrate endzone with their first touch


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