Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Playing out and switching

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Paul Morrison, Adult Member

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Paul Morrison
Name: Paul Morrison
City: warrington
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (30 mins)

Session Objective: To develop fundamentals of (a)width when playing out,(b)switching play and (c)pressing


4v4 with younger players plus GK.

Initial start from goalkeeper to feed wide red player right side.Players try to run or pass ball through gate C or retain and switch to go through gate D.Point achieved if ball is then run through pole gates A or B.

When ball played to reds, whites press and try to win back.Then attack goal.

If Reds gain entry to white half and lose ball,they press white to win ball back.White in turn must play through gates to progrss and attack goal.Game then goes from end to end.

An opportunity to introduce three concepts;spreading out to play forward,switching play/recycling ball if blocked and developing a positive attitude to press if possession lost.

Key Factors:

Spread out with open body to receive to go forward

Use body/turns to chnge direction

Quality of pass

Awareness of where space is to move forward with ball

Positive attitude to press and win ball back

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