Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Pre-Match Warm Up

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James Sadler
Name: James Sadler
City: Portsmouth
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Session Plan

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Session Plan
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Session Plan (20 mins)

Equpiment: Cones, balls & 4 poles (can use cones if poles unavailable)

Organisation: Linear = 2x 12m channels with 2x cones 4m along, channels are 5m apart. Possession Box = 40x30m (depending on number of players)

Number of Players: 10+ (outfield)

Ability Level: Low/Moderate/High


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part 1) Linear

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Part 1) Linear (15 mins)

Instructions:

Linear (stage 1) -

Continous jog through channel x2

Walking tall (arms over head, fully stretched walking through balls of feet onto tip toes) x2

Small skip x2

Medium paced skip

Medium paced skip with arm rotation

Medium range hamstring kicks (straight leg kick, chest high) x2 with hamstring brush on way back

Medium range sideways kicks x2

Lunge with rotation x2

Open/close gate x2

Medium paced forward jockeys (small steps) x2

Medium paced backward jockeys (small steps) x2

**find space and go through ankle stability, calf & groin range - ankle rolls in 1/2 squat, calf pumps (single leg & double), spidermen/stryders (press up position, bum in air, keep back leg straight and plant the other leg at the side) & donkey kicks (press up position, bum in air, bound body off calf)

Linear (stage 2) -

Hop & holds x2

Long stride jogs (open legs out) x2

Full range hamstring kicks x2

S-line jogs (50-80% max) x2

Progressive sprints with quick foot movement (working from 50-80%) x3

4m acceleration (to first cone) with quick deceleration at the cone (side on stance) x2

8m acceleration (to second cone) with quick deceleration at the cone (side on stance) x2

4m acceleration/deceleration before accelerating through to the end pole x2

Full 12m acceleration (to end pole) with quick deceleration at the cone (side on stance) x2

**advice: remember water break & gentle recovery in between stages!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part 2) Possession Box

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Part 2) Possession Box (5 mins)

Instructions:

1) Split into even teams, including 1 or 2 floaters

2) Object is to keep possession using the area provided

4) Team in possession will have slight overload due to additional floater(s)

5) Play carries on once the ball is retrieved by the opposition

6) Coach feeds the ball in from the side if it goes out of play

**advice: 2 blocks of 2/3mins - don't tire your players out!

Coaching Points:

In Possession:

- Find space & exploit it (pass or movement)

- Fewer touches (think quick)

- Focus on execution of pass

Out of Possession:

- Quick pressure

- Body position when pressing

- Get compact as a unit

- Block passing lines

- Work as a team


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