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
Description: Players in two equal lines facing each other with one ball. First player passes to opposite player before performing a ladder exercise and joining the opposite group. Repeat Circuit for 2-3mins depending on number of players then progress.
- Single Feet
- Two Feet
- Side to Side
- Dribble to opposite group then go back through ladder
Setup: 10x10m area (Use 2 areas depending on player numbers)
Description: 5v2 possession exercise where players can move throughout the 10×10 grid, focus on introducing “WIMPS” and basic tactical. Can the players use Width? Support? Mobility? Also focus on passing and receiving Technique.
Award players 1 point for every 10 consecutive passes and change the defenders. If this is too much lower to the ability of the players.
Change defenders regularly or have two teams of 5 and have 3 substitute defenders. Attacking team can have 5mins to practice then change roles.
- Limit to 2 touches
- Play “penetrating pass” through two defenders to score 3 points
- Limit to 1 touch
Setup: 30x15m area (Two areas if player numbers allow)
Description: 3v3 inside a rectangle area, with a target man on either end. Teams must play the ball from one side of the grid to the other to score a point. They can go back to the end player they received from to retain possession but will not score a point.
Change end players and middle payers regularly.
Focus on, 2 players going wide for the server, third attacker makes plenty of movement.
- Limit to 3 touch
- Must make 3 passes before going into end man
- Limit to 2 touch