Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Monday- Movement off the ball, and Switching the play

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Richard Woolcock
Name: Richard Woolcock
City: Royal Palm Beach
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pre-training

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pre-training
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Pre-training (10 mins)

Passing with a partner. Focus on technique and accuracy.

and

RONDO

5 minutes each group and switch.


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

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Warm up (15 mins)

Passing, moving, and talking

- Players will pass and move while talking.

- Players without the ball should be demanding the ball from a player with a ball.

Players need to focus on 1st touch, passing accuracy and weight, and movement off the ball after the pass is played.

Look to connect 1-2 passes and work on overlaps.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Indian runs w/core work

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Indian runs w/core work (15 mins)

First 2 players in line sprint around the field 2 lengths and when they get there they do 25 sit ups and 25 push-ups.

Players at cone will join back of the line once they finish pushups and sit ups

Players begin sprinting at each of the 6 cones sprinting 2 lengths


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6 cone pattern passing/ shooting

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6 cone pattern passing/ shooting (15 mins)

- Ball starts at Player A. with a face to face pass with B.

- Player A plays player C who receives and plays Player D.

- Player D Lays the ball off to B who plays A.

- Player A plays Player C who leaves it for F.

Each time a different corner starts w/ ball

Variations:

2 balls same time.

Finishing

Same patterns- No players at line E and F

passing turns into a 2v1 after B plays A.

1 defender (yellow)

Keys:

Quality first touch

Movement off the ball

Accurate passes

Talking


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 goal possession

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4 goal possession (30 mins)

4 wide goal SSG (do at midfield if space)

4 wide mini goal SSG. 4v4 + 1. Should provide opportunities to recognize high pressure situations and change direction to retain the ball

Key points:

- recognize moments of high pressure to change direction (boundaries are a cue)

- don't turn into pressure (defenders), turn away

- protect the ball by using the furthest foot to dribble with

- use skills to beat players

- communicate so that team mates know when they are under pressure

- pass when a team-mate is in a better position

- look to switch the play when a team-mate is free in front of goal

**Players not playing will be working on a technical assignment or chasing balls.

Balls skills in grid// simple crossing and finishing, and striking on the keeper.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): (If time) Neutral wingers

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(If time) Neutral wingers (20 mins)

7+7 with neutral wingers

Balls must be played wide to neutral players who cross the ball. Regular players not allowed to defend neutrals. Neutrals have 3 touch.

Coaching Points

Vary type of services

Vary angle of services

Arrive as ball arrives

Good bending runs that frame the goal

Other players be ready for second balls

Variations

Players can pressure crosses

Weak side neutral can attack the goal

Neutrals can attack into shaded areas


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 120's and abs

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120's and abs (15 mins)

120's and abs to end training if time.


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