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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.

GAME SITUATION Passing

GAME SITUATION Passing and receiving to advance the ball EXERCISES # 2 SESSION PHASE Small Group Situations AGE GROUP U10-U18 3v1+k To advance the ball Duration: 10 min Area Size: 20x30 Equipment: Balls. Bibs, Cones Players: 12 Exercise Objectives Organization This exercise is designed to teach 3 players to maintain possession against 1 opponent while keeping a triangle shape and advance g the ball . 3v1+K Divide players in 2 mirror groups to work at the same time It is important for the central player to always maintain a rear supporting position in relation to Play start with K to pass the ball to any of 3 players inside the grid in front of the penalty area the other two players . After receiving the ball from K, 3 players play 3v1 in a 20x20 grid. The goal represents a target to advance the ball. Players to keep possession and after 5 passes they can score a goal . . Coaching Points Good pace and accuracy on the ball Communication Players to receive the ball with open body and opposite Players to maintain triangle shape. foot Back pass to the keeper is always an option

GAME SITUATION Passing and receiving to advance the ball EXERCISES # 3 SESSION PHASE Small Group Situations AGE GROUP U10-U18 3v1+3v1+k to advance the ball Duration: 10-15 min Area Size: 2x15x20 Equipment: Balls. Bibs, cones Players: 12 Exercise Objectives Organization This exercise is a progression to the 3v1+K exercise. It is designed to teach 3 players to maintain possession against 1 opponent while keeping a triangle shape and advance g the ball . 3v1+3v1+K Play start with K to pass the ball to any of 3 players inside the grid in front. After receiving the ball from K, 3 players play 3v1 in a 15x20 grid. It is important for the central player to always maintain a rear supporting position in relation to After 5 passes they can advance the ball to the next grid to play 3v1 and score a goal. the other two players . Coaches can progress by asking players to score a goal as fast as possi- The goal represents a target to advance the ball. ble. . Coaching Points Good pace and accuracy on the ball Communication Players to receive the ball with open body and opposite Players to maintain triangle shape. foot Back pass to the keeper is always an option