Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 2009G - 3/23/21 - Finishing from through balls (Start Time: 2021-03-23 17:45:00)

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Ryan Bjelland
Name: Ryan Bjelland
City: San Antonio
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

2009G - Through balls - 3/23/21

Objectives: 

- Have players recognize cues and triggers to play pass/make run in behind for a through ball

- Have players be able to execute through ball with proper weight of pass

- Players are brave in their runs behind, even if they don't get the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmups

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Warmups

Start with Rondos as an intro activity (10-15 mins)

Then get players into 2 areas like set up like above

- Start with straight pass, diagonal run

- Then go to diagonal pass, straight run

- Finish in the goal

- Switch lines after going

- Rotate GK's intermittently

Coaching points:

- Straight ball, diagonal run

- Diagonal ball, straight run

- Timing run to stay onside (bent run)

- Weight of pass for attacker to get onto it

Progressions: 

- Add second runner, passer now has a choice of what type of ball to play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SS Opposed

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SS Opposed

Start with Rondos as an intro activity (10-15 mins)

Then get players into 2 areas like set up like above

- Start with straight pass, diagonal run

- Then go to diagonal pass, straight run

- Finish in the goal

- Switch lines after going

- Rotate GK's intermittently

- Movement off the ball when seeing trigger for through ball

Coaching points:

- Straight ball, diagonal run

- Diagonal ball, straight run

- Timing run to stay onside (bent run)

- Weight of pass for attacker to get onto it

- Using all space to have time and space to play through ball

Progression(s):

- 4v2 Rondo, must play through ball to get out

- 4 passes, then through ball onto goal

- If attackers can get 4 passes and score, 1 point

- If defenders win the ball, the attempt to score in the two counter goals

- Defenders can defend if the through ball goes out

- Rotate defenders and attackers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5+3+Gks

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5v5+3+Gks

5v5+ 3

-3N 2,3,6

- 5 players - 2-2-1 (4,5,8,8,9)

- Teams attempt to get 3 passes and then play a through ball

- Normal game until goal is scored or goes out of play

- Then restarts in middle

- N play with team CONTROLLING the ball

Coaching points:

- If ball is played wide, expect through ball

- If player is able to face forward, expect through ball

- Making runs that stay onside as ball is kicked


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): End 7v8 scenerio play

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End 7v8 scenerio play

Teams must defend in FRONT of their shaded zone

- If ball is played behind them into shaded zone, then can then defend that zone

- When in attack and possession, team can go anywhere

- Offsides is active

- Team of 8 are down 0-1, and need to win the game to achieve their objective

Coaching points:

- What are the triggers that tell the passer to play the ball in behind?

- What kind of pass triggers what kind of run?

- What is the passers job once they play a through ball into space?

- Can there be more than 1 run from a through ball?

Progressions: 

- Normal game, look for through balls/runs


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