The 5-Minute Football Coach #127
Pass-and-move warmup, 360 awareness game, Sequence-based coaching
Hope you’re well - here’s your tips for this week:
⚽️ Warmup of the week
A simple but core pass-and-move warmup around a box:
Passing Square! 🟦⚽️ Simple activity, pass then occupy the vacant corner of the square. Great way to introduce the concept of pass and move across a range of sports.
🥅 Game of the week
That one is a nice little 3v3 game, in a circle with 4 goals to encourage 360-degree awareness. As a progression, the 3 outside players could be used for wall passes:
🚨Coaching Session ‘Fun 360 scoring game’ 9 players - 3 teams of 3 Centre circle 4 mini target goals Coach to have a supply of ⚽️ 3 Outside players have ⚽️ Working on: - scanning/awareness - passing and receiving - combinations - scoring @SundayShare10 #sundayshare
💡 Idea of the week
Rob Ellis wrote an interesting blog post on sequence-based coaching. I’ve never been a big fan of these predefined sequences, as they can involve a lot of waiting and be quite unnatural - but the article explains well how to break them down to develop specific technical skills. Worth a read!
Hope you enjoyed this. Until next time
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