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Teach Youth Players How to build play from the back

This is the first of The Youth Coaching Series E-Books designed for coaches operating at the youth level. This e-book provides coaches of U11and U12 a comprehensive plan in how progressively teach youth players how to build play from the back in the 9v9 game format.

TECHNIQUE Passing and

TECHNIQUE Passing and receiving to keep possession EXERCISES # 2 SESSION PHASE Warm -Up /Technique Training AGE GROUP U10-U18 Passing and Receiving: Star Pattern 2 Duration: 20 min Area Size: 20x30 Equipment: Balls. Bibs, cones Players: 12 Exercise Objectives The star pattern exercise, is a position specific exercise designed to train players passing and receiving in a diamond shape. It is important to take this opportunity for the coach to demonstrate and establish the correct technique, and timing of the exercise to closely replicate play on the field. Organization Set up as per graphic Play starts with 2 passing the ball to 4 4 receives the ball and passes the ball to 3. 3 after receiving the ball passes it to 5 and on B . Pattern star 4 Progression Coaching Points Players to receive the ball with open body facing the direction First touch towards play of play Pace on the ball Players to take 2 touches. Communication

TECHNIQUE Passing and receiving to keep possession EXERCISES # 3 SESSION PHASE Warm -Up /Technique Training AGE GROUP U10-U18 Passing and Receiving: Star Pattern 3 Duration: 20 min Area Size: 20x30 Equipment: Balls. Bibs, cones Players: 12 Exercise Objectives The star pattern exercise, is a position specific exercise designed to train players passing and receiving in a diamond shape. It is important to take this opportunity for the coach to demonstrate and establish the correct technique, and timing of the exercise to closely replicate play on the field. Organization Set up as per graphic 2 wall pass with 4 and makes a pass to 3 3 receives the ball and makes a pass to 4. 4 passes it to the player in A 5 restarts the pattern Both 2 and 5 start at the same time. Coaching Points Players to receive the ball with open body facing the direction First touch towards play of play Pace on the ball Players to take 2 touches. Communication