Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Creating Width - Switch of Play. Change Point Of Attack

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Royce Brodie
Name: Royce Brodie
City: Ashburn
Country: United States of America
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Real Madrid 3v3+3 Possession

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Real Madrid 3v3+3 Possession
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Real Madrid 3v3+3 Possession (15 mins)

SetUp

9 Players, 12x21, 3 zones

Organization

3 teams of 3. 2v1 - lose possession, defend. Players are limited to their areas except for brief instances when they are combining. The objective is for players to switch the ball from one side to the other using the central channel.

Progressions

1) Must play through central zone

2) Central players can only play back - must score from endzone to endzone

3) Must play to a different color teammate

Coaching Points

Speed of play - 1/2 touch

Firm accurate passing

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball

Play in to runners moving forward

Awareness


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5+2 Switch of Play

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5v5+2 Switch of Play (20 mins)

SetUp

24x40 field with 24x6 wide zones, 1 goal

2 Teams of 5v5, 1 keeper and 1 neutral player

Organization

2 teams play 5v5. Attacking team (white) must score by playing the ball from one wide zone to the other. The defending team (black) must win the ball and score on the goal, following which they become the new attacking team. Outside/wide players cannot be tackled but must stay in the wide zones during the transition to allow a 5v3 situation.

Progressions

1) May not score in the same color gate in a row.

2) Outside players can no interchange with those in the middle

Coaching Points

Encourage patience from the attacking team when the ball is wide, quicker tempo through the middle. Attacking team should be careful and precise in possession.

Keep the ball on one side through short passes before quickly switching play to the other side

Quick and positive transitions from both teams


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switch of Play Pattern

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Switch of Play Pattern (15 mins)

SetUp

Half Field, Two Defenders

Organization

Working down both sides

A) Ball starts with 6, who plays a wall pass with 10

B) 6 then combines with 11

C) 6 then quickly plays a long ball out to player 7

Players 9 & 10 attacking the box, player 6 makes a late run

Progressions

1) Defender can 'cheat' and look to intercept pass to 7, 6 can now play to another option

2) Create an overlap with 7 and 11 coming inside

Coaching Points

Change in tempo, slow combos to quick switch & attacking play

Timing of movement of wide players, receiving the ball in front where possible

Movement of the 9 and 10, support wide players vs forward runs into the box to attack a cross

Wide player options:

1) Beat the defender 1v1 down the line to set up cross

2) Combine inside with 9 or 10 to create an overload

3) Drive inside to set up combination or shot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Creating Width - 6v5

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Creating Width - 6v5 (20 mins)

SetUp

6v5 Game - Attacking team set up in a 1-3-2-1 formation

Organization

Encourage creative attacking play in central areas but encourage inside to outside movement from #10 and #9. Regular scoring but scoring from a cross worth double. Defending team counter attacks to mini goals.

Progressions

Change attacking players every 3-4 minutes

Coaching Points

Quick combination play in the middle

Timing and angle of runs into the box - cross over, attack front & back post, not in same line

Quality cross into the box

Inside to outside movement from #10 and #9.


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