Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Rondo's

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Mark Forrest
Name: Mark Forrest
City: Ellon
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Classic rondo

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Classic rondo
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Classic rondo

Rondo cross the lines

Organization:

Box about 8x8 yards.

3v1 - 5v2.

Additional numbers create a second box.

Instructions:

Group plays posession staying outside the box and attempt to keep the ball away from the defenders for as long as possible.

Defenders that win the ball switch with the player who turned it over and their teammate to the left.

10 passes for a goal or a split pass

Coaching Points:

Good Ball Control

Be aware of team mates and where the open pass is

Players can traverse along the lines but cannot pass to a teammate on the same side

Progressions/Regressions:

R - Remove one of the defenders or make the space bigger.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Moving Boxes

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Moving Boxes

Organization:

8x8 boxes of alternating colors.

Use 6 or 9 boxes depending on numbers.

Groups start far apart and play 3v1-5v2 depending on numbers & ability.

Instructions:

Groups complete a set numbers of passes and than can play into any other unoccupied box.

Groups are tryibng to avoid each other and see how many boxes they can get into.

Defenders switch with a misplaced pass or a loss of possession.

Coaching Points/Questions:

Regressions/Progressions:

P - Only one touch passing, except on the transition play. A player is allowed to take two touches when receiving the ball in a new box.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo Tag

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Rondo Tag

Organization:

4 boxes (2 red & 2 yellow) forming one large box. Each box 8x8 yards.

Two even teams each with a ball.

Split so teams are starting in the red boxes and playing 3v1 - 5v2 depending on numbers.

Instructions:

Teams must complete a set number of passes than play somone into the next box (moving clockwise & alternating colors).

Teams attempt to catch each other (get into the same square) to get a point.

Defending players attempt to win the ball and dribble outside the square.

Coaching Points:

Progressions/Regressions:

P - Make three teams of 4 (with 12 players only), Two teams are passing and the third splits and defends each group. Losing team rotates to become the defenders.

R - Remove one defender and add them to their teams possession group.


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