Under 12 Playing out from the back

Description: Session to develop understanding of playing out from the back. Session should focus on passing and receiving technique and positioning in and out of possession. Coaching Points Receiving to play forward – Body Shape (half turn), Scanning, spacial awareness Positioning for kickouts – Use width, spread out Positioning when out of possession – Stay […]

Under 12 Passing and Attacking Session

Description: Session to develop passing and receiving technique. We then introduce players to different 4v4 conditioned games where they have to solve different problems. Coaching Points: Short passing and receiving Patience in possession Penetration in attack Forward runs, runs into space Warmup – Technical (Passing) (20mins) Description: Three variations of short passing, slowly lifting the […]

Under 12 Possession Session

Description: Basic session to introduce the Attacking Principles of Play (WIMPS). Fun warmup developing to simple 5v2 Possession exercise before moving to a game specific directional Possession exercise. Session Coaching Points: Introducing Attacking Principles of Play (WIMPS) Develop Passing and Receiving Technique Good communication with team mates Agility Warm up Time: 8-10mins Description: Players in […]

Short passing and possession

Session Focus: Short passing and receiving Develop short passing and receiving technique. Warmup – Diamond Passing Play starts with one player on each of the orange cones, all other players line up on blue cone. First player must play anti-clockwise to the player on the next cone and follow his pass. This is repeated until […]

Short and long passing session

Session Topic: This session focuses on short and long passing technique. The session will also cover receiving technique, possession and using width in attack. Age: Under 10 – Under 12 Warm-up (8mins) To begin the session have players passing in pairs, moving around a set playing area (Size dependent on numbers). Begin with 2 yard […]

Finishing Session – Volleys

Session Focus: This session focuses on Passing, Receiving and Finishing Technique using Volleys. Age group: U11 Warmup Players: 5-10 (Work with two groups if more) Equipment: Balls and Cones Duration: 15-20mins Setup Play starts with player on the ball dribbling clockwise to the next cone and passing to the next player who repeats. Play for […]

Attacking / Defending

1. Warmup – Technical Circuit Video: Facebook link 2a. Basics of Defending 1v1 Description: 1 ball per pair, each player takes it in turn to drive towards the passive defender opposite and reach the other line. once they are there drill repeats with now other player becoming the passive defender. defender will become active can […]

Defensive and Attacking Headers

Fun session to develop basic knowledge of Defensive and Attacking headers. Technique Description: Players work in groups of three in a 6x6yd square with one ball. Start with the player in the middle who serves to an outside player, this player heads the ball over the servers head to the other player. Repeat for 30-40secs […]