Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): NPL Open Try-Outs - 5/21/19

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James Spence, Adult Member

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James Spence
Name: James Spence
City: Trophy Club, Texas
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skillz!

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Skillz! (15 mins)

Warm Up: show me your skills, Ask players to replicate skills that footballers make when playing the game: Ball manipulation, stress touches versus running and speed.

Skills:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing & Movement

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Passing & Movement (15 mins)

THE SESSION: 2 boxes of 4 (more numbers are fine) first minute have players pass and move. Than instruct players to pass and move around cone. Teach the importance of awareness in the session, players must check shoulder before receiving ball and before moving around cone, players must also face the play players can then move to any side of the box not just around a cone. 

PROGRESSIONS: players now must only pass right after every pass and to somebody different.  Progress this to Left only and then right and left passes. 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS: Awareness, communication, eye contact, strong pass

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing & Transition

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Passing & Transition (15 mins)

PROGRESSIONS: Add player into the middle box and swap 1 player into opposite zone. Unopposed session looking at receiving on the turn and support play. You can add restrictions to the session and even pressure for advanced players.

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS: communication, awareness, head up , eye contact 

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition: 5v5 + GK

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Transition: 5v5 + GK (15 mins)

THE SESSION:

 

5v5 situation in the middle area + GK

Two Goal Keepers at both ends that defend the zone

Players combine and look to score

PROGRESSIONS:

1) Limit number of touches on the ball

2) Limit to five then to three the number of passes before looking to score

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

 

Communication

Perception

Creating space

Support

Passing options

Determination


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5v5

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5v5v5 (15 mins)

THE SESSION: 

3 teams of 4/5 (depending on numbers). Play 1 goal and off. As soon as the goal goes in one team off one team on. Must be a quick change. If large goals are not available use small goals with out GK's

 

KEY POINTS:

-Transition

-Outplaying

-Encouraged to score quickly and find a way to do so

-Game principles of height, width, depth

 

 

 

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool Down  Mental Awareness

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Cool Down Mental Awareness (10 mins)

THE SESSION: Cool Down - Mental Awareness - Coach gives a series of commands that each team follows. When the Coach calls out a team color that team must turn and get to the sideline without being tagged.

 


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