Football/Soccer Session (U11): Rye Brook U11 - Defending III (Start Time: 2013-05-02 17:00:00)

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up (1721)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up (1721)
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Warm Up (1721) (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 20 yard area with 4 areas of 10 x 10 set up as shown

2. Groups of 4 players (2 Attackers, 2 Defenders) set up as shown

3. 1 ball per group

Instructions:

1. Attacking players pass the ball sideways to each other

2. Defending players must pressure and cover the player in possession

3. Defending players should interchange position every time a pass is made

4. Defending players do not attempt to win the ball

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach of 1st defender

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

Progressions:

1. P – Allow defenders to tackle and attacker to combine to beat defender over their end line

2. R – Have the attacker stop the ball each time and allow the defenders to take their shape before making the next pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1724

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1724
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Main Theme 1724 (30 mins)

Organization:

1. 40 x 25 yard area with two end zones of 5x 25 yards, set up as shown

2. 8 players (2 teams of 4) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Teams play 2v2 with targets in each of the end zones

2. Teams attempt to play to their target player in either end zone

3. Target players are permitted to m ove freely inside their zone

4. Target players in each zone are not permitted to defend each other and must stay inside their zone until they receive a pass from their team mate

5. If a successful pass is made to target, players rotate positions (passer becomes new target player) and the team begins their attack in the opposite direction with a dribble into the area

6. If the ball leaves the area the game is restarted with a kick-in

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach should force attacker into cover

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

4. 2nd defender needs to keep both attackers in view

5. Communicate to 1st defender

Progressions:

1. P – Players must now run the ball into the end zone to target for a take over

2. R – Keep targets fixed so there is no interchange of players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game (1728)

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Conditioned Game (1728) (15 mins)

Organization:

1. 40 x 25 yard area set up as shown

2. 12 players (2 teams of 6, 1 player resting from each team ) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Teams play 2v2 in each half of the field

2. Players are restricted to move and play only within their zone

3. Any player is permitted to score

4. Norm al restart rules apply (throw n-ins, goal kicks, and corners)

5. Rotate in resting players at set time intervals

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach should force attacker into cover

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

4. 2nd defender needs to keep both attackers in view

5. Communicate to 1st defender

6. Transition to attack

Progressions:

1. P – Take away restriction zones and play 4v4

2. R – Allow free pass out of defense at the point of transition


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