Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): U-10 Playing out of the back

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Colin Herlinger, Adult Member

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Colin Herlinger
Name: Colin Herlinger
City: Spotsylvania
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warmup

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Technical Warmup (15 mins)

Half of the team starts inside the box without ball and other half starts outside of cirlce with ball

When coach starts the timer players without ball check into and recieve ball from players with ball and pass it back

Coach wil give different insructions for what type of touch he is looking for


Coaching points:

Good first touch (in front of body)

Technique on pass (locked ankle, follow through, toe up)

Weight of ball

Speed of play

Communication

Head up (Active Eyes)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v1 Playing out of the back

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2v1 Playing out of the back (30 mins)

Goal of the Activity: To build familiarity of building out of the back


Set Up:


Width of field to defensive 3rd line

2 lines (1 with defensive team, and 1 with attacking team)

Balls on outside of post with keeper

2 mini goals, representing 7 or 11 and 6

Be intentional with starting positions of 2/3 to exagurate movement of getting wide


Rules:


Play begins starting with a goalkick from the keeper, as soon as the keeper puts down ball, play is active

Red team tries to score on two mini goals representng 7/11 or 6

Keeper can join play

Blue tries to defend and intercept or tackle for the ball, then tries to score on large goal


Coaching Points:


Phase 1: Work with defending players to create problem with the attack


Close down the space quickly

Limit them to one option

Angle your body, and have an appropriate angle of approach

Once breaking down defensively, tackle for the ball, or get them to turn their back


Phase 2: Work with attacking players to breakdown problem the defending team has created

Get wide quickly (back out)

Recieve the ball with an open body

Pick you head up to see options available

Take your space if available, find forward pass if available if no options find keeper


Key Phrases:


Phase 1:

Get there quickly, arrive slowly

Angle your body

Force them one way

Be aggresive


Phase 2:

Take your space

Support the play

Head up

First touch forward


Guided Discovery Questions:

 How many options are available? What numbers are they?

How can you see what options are available?

If the defender comes at you slowly, what can you do with your space?

Once the defender commits, what should you do with the ball? Especially in the defensive 3rd.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v2 playing out of the back

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4v2 playing out of the back (30 mins)

Adding two attackers

1 more defender and expanding the field


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