Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): U10s Passing session 3 (with possession emphasis)

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James Taylor

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James Taylor
Name: James Taylor
City: PENARTH
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Practice

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Technical Practice (15 mins)

Refresh on passing mechanics


Pass back and forth between partner. Player in the middle needs to have close control and needs to check over shoulder to ensure they don't collide.


Progression - receive the ball through gate, touch takes the ball to side of gate and pass back


Challenge - how many passes can you make in a minute


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Practice

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Skill Practice (15 mins)

Key Factors

  • Keep ball rondo - players on the outside are to move along their line to create a passing channel
  • Change the defender once they intercept twice.

Organisation

  • Set up 2 areas 10x10

Progression/Challenge

  • Decrease the area.
  • How many passes can they make without interception

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (30 mins)

Activity

1. 4v4 Small-Sided Game with 2 small goals (10 mins)

- 2 defenders 2 attackers

- Begin with Free Play, add progressions to challenge players in the objective of Possession, end with Free Play

- Score on small goal = 1 point

(Positional Rotation, Principle of Specialization)

- Work to Rest Ratio 7:1

Progressions:

- Complete minimum 8 passes  = 2 points

- Increase passing points to 3 points to encourage possession strategy

Organisation

28m x 20m area size

Divide players in teams of 4

Demonstrate each exercise/movement. Correct improper technique and biomechanics. Provide proper feedback. Maintain high number of precise repetitions on both feet.

Equipment

Cones, bibs, balls, small goals

Coaching Points

1. Proper Technical Execution

2. Encourage Creative Expression

3. Speed of Play

4. Angle of Support

5. Body Position & Decision-Making

6. Proper Positioning in Possession


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