Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): General Practice - Breaking Lines

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Kieran Dawson

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Kieran Dawson
Name: Kieran Dawson
City: Huddersfield
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): General Practice

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General Practice

Session Framing:

20 minute session split into 2 x 8 minute blocks with 2 x 2 minute breaks in-between. During intervals/breaks terminal coaching intervention will be used more specific detail during session demonstration. 

Session will be U10 male breaking lines 11 players (4 red, 4 blue, 1 middle common player assisting team in-possession and 2 outlet/target players).
Area size will be 30 (length) x 20 (width) yards

Primary focus of session will looking at breaking lines with through and around balls. Whilst over is part of breaking lines taking into consideration the physical age of the players and the technical and physical requirements required to play over balls focus will be on through and around. See condition below on how this will be implemented in the session. 

Eqipment:

16 cones (12 blue, 4 red) 

10 football (2 ball nests situated around area to help achieve 80% ball rolling time) 

Bids (4 red, 4 blue, 4 yellow) 

Conditions:  

Team in-possession must make 3 successful through or around passes before attempting an over pass

Team in-possession if ball is passed to target player from wide area (around) = 2 point
If ball reaches target player from central area (through)with splitting pass = 1 points

Target:

Team (in-possession) must achieve pass to target players on outside of area 

Team (out of possession) will look to stay compact and narrow to help prevent splitting passes and force team (in-possession) around 

Challenge:

If possession is lost can the team that just lost the ball regain possession in 5 seconds or less

Progression

2 small cone goals will be added to either end of the area with the team (out of possession) aiming to pass the ball through the goal upon gaining possession of the ball of the other team

Further progression each player allowed 2/3 touches on ball maximum

Coaching points: In-possession

Understand when to play ball through and around

Move the ball quickly - find the spare player make the area wide

Confident, positive first touch to take the ball forward  

Out of possession

Protect the middle

Attempt to stay narrow and compact (show wide)  

Stop splitting passes 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG

7 v 7 

2 GK's 

Conditions / Challenges / Targets:

To start SSG setting the first challenge have the players make the rules taking a lead on the practice and their learning 

Can the team attacking make 3 passes before looking to score

If the team in possession can break the defending line goal = 2 points. If they can break the line through midfield and then defense = 3 points. 



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