Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): U9 Supporting angels (Start Time: 2019-05-23 15:30:00)

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Philip Persson, Adult Member

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Philip Persson
Name: Philip Persson
City: Niskayuna
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Getting players to quickly recognize supporting angles and move into those positions. This one of the key components to speeding up play and maintaining possession.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Hot Box Game

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Hot Box Game (20 mins)

Organization:

WARMUP: As players arrive set up multiple grids for them to play.

15x20 yd field set up as shown.

4v4

5yd or 10 yd Hot box set up in the middle as shown.

 

Instructions:

Easy: In the middle of the field is a 5x5 or 10x10 hot box with cones (no ball or player is allowed to travel through the hot box)

 

Coaching Points:

Angle of support

Head up to find passing options.

Look to switch point of attack if one side is congested.

 

Progressions:

P1: Ball can travel through the box but not players

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro: Support

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Intro: Support (15 mins)

Organization:

5x5 grid

3 players to a box (starting off unopposed)

 

Instructions:

A starts by passing the ball to B. C then runs to B's side/angle to support him (give B a passing option). B then passes the ball to someone else (A or C). Whoever receives the ball, must always have a supporting option to the right or left of him.

 

Coaching Points:

-Positive first touch

-Keep ball Moving

-Players must recognize supporting angles

- Supporting player must recognize to make run and adjust the triangle shape to support as ball travels.

 

Progressions:

1)Red plays Keep Away from Blue

-Player with ball must always have two Supporting players (see blue lines)

- Use Cones as guide where to be.

-Keep Triangle shape

-Player who losses ball, becomes defender.

 

2) Reduce # of touches (2 touch only).

-Every xx number of passes, defender does pushups or star jumps

 

R- have players complete passes vs time instead of defender. Can not use two same passes. change pattern, otherwise players will only play in circles.

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v2 Supporting Angle

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5v2 Supporting Angle (25 mins)

Organization: 5 v 2 + 3. Grid is 25 x 30, cut in half. Poles are between 10 and 15 yards apart centered at the mid-line. 4 Balls with coach for re-entry at mid-line, can be from both sides.

 

Instructions: The 5 Red look to possess the ball against the 2 Blue. Start with 3 touch max. Team gets 1 point for every 5 consecutive passes. If the 2 defenders intercept the ball they can pass it through the wide flags to their teammates on the other side. The defenders have unlimited touches, and passes must be no higher than knee hight. The 2 Blue players then enter their grid while 2 red follow so play continues with 5 Blue playing keepaway from 2 Red.

 Coach restarts play with a new ball if ball goes out of bounds or player takes too many touches.

 

 

Coaching Points:

For the attacking players: Good spacing and quickly move off the ball to support your teammate with the ball.

Quick 1 and 2 touch combinations to maintain possession and switch field.

Proper weight of the pass to reach intended teammate

 

Progressions:

P1: 2 touch only

P2: Attackers must string 6 or 7 passes before taking a shot on goal.

P3: Make it 5v3, 5v4

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (30 mins)

Organization:

9v9 to goals

 

Instructions:

 

Coaching Points:

Reinforce day's coaching points/topic

 

Progressions:

 


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Movement
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Pass
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