Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Receiving to play forwards : Possession game

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Brett McBride
Name: Brett McBride
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving to play forwards : Possession game

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Receiving to play forwards : Possession game (15 mins)

Organisation:

16x16yd area split into 4 quarters.

Players split into 3 teams of 4 with any additional players utilized as common players (if required).

Balls available with the coach / around the area.

Instructions:

Two teams play 4v4 in the area with the third team split at either end of the area.

The aim of the practice is to transfer the ball through the area from one end to the other. 

Rules:

One player from each team to be assigned a quarter with players restricted to their quarter and cannot move into another quarter.

End players always play with team in possession.

Common player can move between quarters.

Blocks:

3x4 minute blocks changing the outside team after each block.


Coaching Points:

Play forwards wherever possible,

Body position to receive and play forwards,

Movement to create space.

Timing of movement / triggers,

Accuracy and weight of pass,

Communication,


Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button