Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Passing - Lofted/Driven

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Keron Doldron, Adult Member

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Keron Doldron
Name: Keron Doldron
City: Plainfield
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repititions
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Technical Repititions

Organization:

4x4 yd box for receiving player on each endline

groups of 4 set up as shown, 1 ball per group, extra balls nearby

Instructions:

- player with the ball plays lofted pass accross area to player on opposite side of the grid

- after playing lofted pass, player follows pass to support the ball and exchange double pass with recieving player

- player on opposite side exchanges double pass with checking player then plays lofted pass in the opposite direction

- rotation is continuous

- each succesful lofted pass gets 1pt for the group

Coaching Points:

- first touch at an angle out of feet (2 o'clock/ 10 o'clock), head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with second knuckle of big toe at bottom half of the ball to create loft

- follow through toward target

- choose appropriate surface to receive with

- cushion touch to maintain possession inside the receiving area

Eyes on ball

Aline body with the ball

Choose surface

Cushion ball

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2
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Phase 2

Organization:

groups of 4 set up as shown

Grid divided into 3 Zones

3 different color vests

Balls inside the goal

Instructions:

Attackers (white and green) are trying to connect lofted or driven passes without blue intercepting the ball

Defenders then release 2 players to go into attackers zone to prevent them to connect

If defenders gets the ball they need to transition ball to the middle and shoot at goals Center goal 2 pts side goals 1 pt.

Attackers every 5 short passes 1pt goal every lofted or driven 1 pt

Coaching Points:

- first touch out of feet, head up to observe target

- position of standing foot

- angle locked, toe pointed down and away

- make contact with 2nd knuckle of big toe through bottom half of the ball

`-Visual cues of when they are going to play a lofted

- follow through toward target

-Eyes on ball

-Aline body with the ball

-Choose surface

Cushion ball

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Condition Game Phase 3

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Condition Game Phase 3

Organization:

2 teams

4-1

2 GKs if available

Instructions:

Players are trying to connect pass with the forward

As soon as the forward touches ball 1 more attacker is allow to go a join the attack

Side players are providing the support and can tackle eachother

They can also connect with forward. When the connection is made the can join inside creating a 2 vs 2 in the middle

Coaching Points:

Visual cues when trying to connect with foward

Comunication

Combinations

Lofted vs through balls or feet

Progressions:


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Pass
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Custom Pass
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