Football/Soccer Session (U12): Switching Play CG

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David VanHeeswijk
Name: David VanHeeswijk
City: Manorville
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game
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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization: 30 x 40 area. Cone gates set up as shown. 5 v 5 with balls set up as shown. Teams set up in 1-3-1 formation.

Instructions: Two teams play to score by dribbling or passing successfully through the gates. Ball restats from behind goal line when ball goes out or point is scored.

Coaching Points: Recognize moments to switch play and when to penetrate.

Try to switch play with as few touches as possible to take advangtage of potential numerical advantage.

Movement to create width when switching play.

Progressions: P- Add a middle gate if defending team is defending the outsides too much.

P- Add condition that X number of passes is a point if defending team is not moving to pressure.

R- Add a neutral player to give more opportunities to have numerical advantages when switching play.

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