Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Receiving to play forwards : Unopposed passing

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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 : Unopposed passing

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving to play forwards : Unopposed passing
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Receiving to play forwards : Unopposed passing (15 mins)

Organisation:

2 x 15x15yd areas set up as in diagram,

5 Cones, 3 Mannequins

Supply of balls at cone 1

Players split in to two groups (Minimum 6 players per group)

Instructions:

Pattern1 

Player 1 passes to player 2 who takes a positive touch forwards and into space.

As player 2 receives the ball player 3 makes an out to in run (across first mannequin and behind second) for player 2 to play a weighted pass into the path of player 3's run.

Player 3 then passes to player 4 who passes to player 5 who dribbles back to the start.

Pattern 2

Player 1 passes to player 2 who takes a positive touch forwards and into space.

Player 3 then moves towards the ball to play a 1-2 around first mannequin with player 2.

Player 3 then passes to player 4who passes to player 5 who dribbles back to the start.

Rules:

Players 2 and 4 to play on two touch.

Player 3 to play on 1 touch (where possible and if pass from player 2 allows)

Pattern 2 1-2 around mannequin to be played all one touch if possible

When the ball arrives at station 5 the next ball can be passed from player 1.

Blocks:

Pattern 1 - 7 minutes

Pattern 2 - 7 minutes

Coaching Points:

Triggers for receiving player movement.

Passing weight / Accuracy (in front of player 3, back foot of players 2,4 and 5)

Body position when receiving.

Passing technique.

Weight and direction of first touch.

Communication.

Eye contact.


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