Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00 Emerald - Transition out of possession in middle 1/3

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

~3 second rule;

~#7/11 pinching back on ball to win back;

~#4/5 reading cues of when to step vs. drop;

~#2/3 recovery runs to connect with CBs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WU - FIFA & pressing

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WU - FIFA & pressing (15 mins)

1) FIFA Warmup (skip strength)

2) Passing and pressing drill. Pass right, move left. Opposite player closes down to press.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v3 competition

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5v3 competition (15 mins)

Intervals:

2 minute work + 1 min rest x 4 games = 12 minutes

Setup:

two 20x20 grids side by side

2 teams of 8 (numbered 1-8)

Activity:

Team in possession scores by completing 10 passes

Defensive team scores in counter goal.

Coaching Points:

+ After losing ball, 3 nearest players have 3 seconds to win ball back

+ If haven't won ball back in 3 seconds, recover behind ball to get compact

+ MENTALITY --> quick reactions on transition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - 6v6 to gates

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SSG - 6v6 to gates (30 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 4 games = 16 min

Setup:

44x50 grid in midfield, but on one side of midfield to pull in wide players

White in 3-2-1 (with players as shown)

Blue in same formation

Activity:

Team in possession tries to score in opposite gate where target is waiting. When target is played, they switch to opposite target who passes into their team (transition). Progress to switched target dribbling into game and player takes their spot.

Coaching Points:

+ 3 second rule -- immediate pressure after losing possession by 3 nearest players.

+ If they get organized, so do we -- if we havent won ball after 3 seconds, get compact behind ball

+ #11/#3 channelling play inside where numbers are


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 ESSG

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8v8 ESSG (30 mins)

Intervals:

5 minute game + 2 minutes rest x 3 games = 21 minutes

Setup:

3/4 field with small goals as shown

Lay down cones for wide channels as shown.

White team in 1-4-2-2

Blue team in 3-2-3

Activity:

Ball starting positions: kick off, midfield throw-ins, free kick in midfield

White team usually starts with ball and tries to score in wide goals by DRIBBLING through.

Blue team scores in big goal

Coaching Points:

+ 3 second rule to try to win ball back immediately

+ 7/11 pinching down to win ball back

+ Recovery runs of 2/3 to reconnect with CBs

+ 4/5 reading cues of when to keep high line vs. drop off


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 Play

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8v8 Play (30 mins)

1-4-2-1 vs. 1-2-2-3


Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Custom Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Dribble
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