Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Building an Attack with Possession - Welty

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Joshua Welty, Adult Member

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Joshua Welty
Name: Joshua Welty
City: Kansas City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y Passing Pattern

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y Passing Pattern
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Y Passing Pattern (10 mins)

Organization: Set up as shown, Pass-Move to next position after pass. Receive back foot, pass to the correct foot. Go both directions. 2 touch, then 1 touch.

Instructions: Pass, movements as indicated. Move to next position after pass.

Coaching Points: Quality of passes and touches. Ball should not stop moving, 1st touch (receiving) should set up your next touch (the pass). Quality change of pace after a pass. Move to recieve back foot, open to the area of play. Drive forward quickly on the dribble.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Keeping Possession or Starting Over

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Keeping Possession or Starting Over (20 mins)

Organization: Play 4v4 with 4 nuetrals on the outside. Play 4 minute games.

Instructions: Keep ball. 5 passes in the middle = goal. Outside players can be used to retain possession, but if team uses outside player, then their pass count loses 2 passes. Keep score and rotate teams in middle.

Coaching Points: When to risk and when to keep possession. Team that keeps the ball is the only team that can score.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Corner Game

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4 Corner Game (20 mins)

Organization: Play directional and score by passing ball (1) any corner, (2) any 2 corners, or (3) all corners while retaining possession. Area should be large enough that teams can keep the ball if their technique and decision are correct. Shrink grid to add more pressure.

Coaching Points: Receive back foot to space away from defender. Proper weight and pace of passes. Play the ball away from the defender. Keep the ball moving. Move to support teammates. Call for the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Maintaining Possession in Attack

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Maintaining Possession in Attack (20 mins)

Organization: Play 4v4 or 5v5, where teams must retain possession for 15 seconds before they can attack and score. If team scores before 15 seconds, then the goal doesn't count. Play 5 minute games and rotate teams.

Instructions: At 1st, give the players a count of the time, then make them determine when the 15 seconds is up. If they had the ball longer than 15 seconds, then goal counts. Can play with or without Goalkeepers

Coaching Points: Make the easy pass to keep possession. Possession should build into attack, not just possess to possess.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v7 or 8v8

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7v7 or 8v8 (20 mins)

Organization: Play 7v7 or 8v8 with or without goalkeepers on a field with 3 to 5 zones.

Instructions: Teams attack directionally but must maintain possession through each zone, and can not skip zones going forward. Each time possession lost, the team with the ball must drop the ball back at least one zone before beginning an attack.

Coaching Points: Decision making to retain possession


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