Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Session 5 - 23 Feb 15

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Tony Radford
Name: Tony Radford
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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)

Set Up

Box set up 30yds by 30yds.

Inner square set up 10yds by 10yds with flat markers.

Players split into two colours - orange bibs on outside of square and yellow bibs on inside of square with a ball each.

Rotation after 1 minute.

Instruction 1

Yellow bibs working with ball, starting in centre they driving with ball at feet out to wall paper and make pass, then go around the back of wall player who lays off in front of them and they pick it up.

Once they pick it up they head back through central square, keeping their heads up to avoid colliding.

They repeat changing direction moving to another wall player.

Instruction 2

Similar but this time player drives out to wall player, lays a pass off and then goes close, opens leg and wall player passes through legs and players turns and collects and drives back through centre square, repeating with different wall players. Working for 1minute before the change.

Instruction 3

Yellow bibs start with ball, drive out to wall player and play a 1:2 then swap places and the orange bibbed player picks up the ball and moves into the centre square.

As players are moving with ball through each of the options, ask them to use: inside of foot, outside of foot, fast feet, add in a turn, change of pace or change of direction.

Coachable Points

Keeping ball under control and close to body, using both feet and inside and outside of foot, changing direction and changing pace, playing with head up and being aware of others around them.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up - Triangle Passing - 10 Minutes

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Warm-Up - Triangle Passing - 10 Minutes (10 mins)

Equipment:

- Triangle with 20 yard sides set up.

- Minimum of 4 players 

Organization:

- A passes to B and moves half way between the two and stops.

- B passes to C and follows their run.

- C passes to A who has stopped half way across and performs a give and go with C.

- A continues on to B's spot and the whole thing restarts with player D and everyone else rotated.

Key Coaching Points:

- One or two touches with proper weight.

- Quick decisive movement after passes working of eluding defenders.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team shape passing warm up

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Team shape passing warm up (15 mins)

Playing out of the back warm up

Organization:

Set cones up so players are in a 4-1-2-3

objectives players starting from goalkeeper position pass through the team out from the back must go through each player

ball cannot be returned to the person they have recieved from must end up back to the keeper where it is restarted

2 touch

Coaching Points:

1) Ball speed

2) Correct foot

3) Direction of first touch to pass

4) Skipping players

5) Ball with a message

  Intensity: Moderate (2-3)

Duration: 10'

Workload: Low-Moderate (2)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Clever play in the attacking third (Opposed)

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Clever play in the attacking third (Opposed) (30 mins)

Description - 20 x 15 yard box in a midfield area just inside the attacking half and play 4v2 in the grid. Attacking players right winger, 2 centre midfielders and left winger are in their position and are marked by 2 defenders. In the 4v2 area (in the box), attacking players must make 3 consecutive passes before playing out to either wide player or centre midfielders. When either wide player gets the ball the forwards attack to goal against the 2 defenders. 2 reds from square join the attack. Offside rule in place. Rotate roles in the 4v2

Technical - passing (weight and accuracy), receiving (good first touch out of body), turning, body shape, shooting

Tactical - weight of pass, pass to feet or space (infront when playing 1-2), support play, create space to receive, timing of runs

Physical - speed, acceleration, stamina, coordination, balance, movement, strength (to hold off defender)

Psychological/Social - decision making and awareness, confidence on the ball, communication (dummy), teamwork, competition

Learning Objectives

Speed and accuracy of pass (firm /driven)

Create space to receive

Communication (‘dummy”)

Support play

Quality of strike on goal

Rebounds

Decision making and awareness


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shooting/ finishing

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Shooting/ finishing (15 mins)

Groups of 6-8 players per practice

- Switch play and get your shot off

- You must switch the play before shooting.

- Two goals and switch teams in the middle

Use small goals if no GK's or put Mannequins on the line


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