Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Running with the ball

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Art Hernandez
Name: Art Hernandez
City: Chester County Pa
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Goal: To improve how and when we run with the ball, especially when playing out of the back. Use this session to paint a picture of how we want to play out of the back. Teach the cues of when to pass and when to dribble.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up game/Rondo

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Warm-up game/Rondo (20 mins)

1st Phase, intentional free play or rondo.

Objective: To welcome the players and create positive routine. Encourage the players to take initiative for the activity.

Organization: For a game, set up small sided fields that are approximately 30x40, 4v4, max! For the rondo, play 4v0, with a player sitting out. If a player on the inside makes a mistake, sub that player out. In the 5v1, switch the middle player every time there's a mistake.

Key words: Pass, open up, calling each others name.

Guided questions: 1.When do you go straight to goal? 2.What can you do if an opponent is in your way?

Answers: 1.If you see an opening to the goal, go straight to the goal. 2.You can go around them or pass to a teammate.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): (Un)opposed technique

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(Un)opposed technique (30 mins)

2nd Phase, ball mastery/technical work

Objective: To improve how and when we run with the ball.

Organization: As shown, start with pattern A. Player 1 starts with the ball and plays out wide to either side. The player on the outside dribbles up halfway, and plays the ball to the central player. The central player dribbles back to the beginning. Every player follows their pass. In pattern B, Player 1 starts with the ball and plays out wide to either side. That player now passes the ball down the sideline, and that player dribbles to the central cone before heading back to the start. Every player follows their pass..

Key words: Pass, open up, calling each others name.

Guided questions: 1.What can you do if you have the ball with time? 2.How do we help the player on the ball? 3.Why is it important to learn and call each others name?

Answers: 1.Look up, make a decision about what to do next with the ball. 2.By being alert and making good angles off the ball. 3.To improve the communication on the field.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Application

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Game Application (25 mins)

3rd Phase, game application

Objective: To improve how and when we run with the ball.

Organization: In a reduced 7v7 field play 6v6. The Blue team will play in a 1-2-3-0 formation and

the Red team will play in a 0-2-1-3 formation. Balls start from the Gk.

Key words: Pass, open up, calling each others name. Find space.

Guided questions: 1.What can you do if you have the ball with time? 2.How do we help the player on the ball? 3.Why is it important to learn and call each others name?

Answers: 1.Look up, make a decision about what to do next with the ball. 2.By being alert and making good angles off the ball. 3.To improve the communication on the field.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (15 mins)

4th Phase, game

Objective: To create and find opportunities to control the pace of the game.

Organization: In a 7v7 field (40Wx60L) play 6v6. The Blue team will play in a 1-2-3 formation and

the Red team will play in a 1-1-3-1 formation.

Key words: Pass, open up, calling each others name. Find space.

Guided questions: 1.What can you do if you have the ball with time? 2.How do we help the player on the ball? 3.Why is it important to learn and call each others name?

Answers: 1.Look up, make a decision about what to do next with the ball. 2.By being alert and making good angles off the ball. 3.To improve the communication on the field.


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Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 4

Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button