Football/Soccer Session (U16): U16 USDA 4-13-16: Defensive shape and press at midfield (Start Time: 2016-04-13 19:30:00)

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Mike Ditta, Adult Member

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Mike Ditta
Name: Mike Ditta
City: Yorba Linda
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): FIFA 11 Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): FIFA 11 Warm-Up
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FIFA 11 Warm-Up (10 mins)

Setup: 5x30

Instructions:

FIFA 11 Warm-Up - Each exercise is ran 2x

Activity Out | Activity Back

Jog | Back Pedal

3 Squats at Each Cone | Side Shuffle

Linear Hops | Crossover Runs

Lateral | Alternating Groin

Linear Stick | Groucho [Scoops]

Diagonal Stick | Quad Stretch

Shuffle Around | Newspaper Stretch

Shoulder Bump | SL Toe Touch

3 Step Diagonal | Toy Soldiers

Skips for Height | 75%

Skips for Distance | 100%


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pattern 2

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Pattern 2 (10 mins)

Set Up: In roughly a 30 x 30 area, two diamonds back to back, 1 player at each cone, at least 2 players at the start cone. Size of diamonds can vary based on level, desired outcome [balls, cones]

Organization: Player 1 plays to player 2. Player 2 receives the ball across their body and plays the ball to player 4 who then plays a 1-2 with player 3. Player 4 dribbles the ball to other end. The same pattern is going on the other side at the same time. Repeat in other direction.

Coaching Points: weight of passes [especially final pass], movement off cones, body shape, timing of passes and movements, communication, showing at good angles, tight combinations


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pattern 3

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Pattern 3 (10 mins)

Set Up: In roughly a 30 x 30 area, two diamonds back to back, 1 player at each cone, at least 2 players at the start cone. Size of diamonds can vary based on level, desired outcome [balls, cones]

Organization: Pattern is as follows: 1 - 2 - 1 - 4 - 3 - 1 - 4; repeat in other direction

Coaching Points: weight of passes [especially final pass], movement off cones, body shape, timing of passes and movements, communication, angles of support, layoff vs. firm passes, two touch vs. one touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fitness: middle distance conditioning

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Fitness: middle distance conditioning (20 mins)

Fitness: middle distance conditioning

Develop and maintain middle distance fitness

2 groups of players. Each group will run at 50% the length or width of half a field. Turn right then sprint 100% diagonally across the middle of half the field to the opposite corner.

4 sprints 2x

rest- 15-20 min. (dynamic rest)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 9

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8 v 9 (20 mins)

Setup: In an area, roughly 45 - 50yds x 20 - 30yds, divided into 3 zones. Team size can vary, in this case, we have 8 on defensive team, and 9 on offensive team, one GK in big goal, one GK behind the goal made from poles. [balls, vests, cones, poles, goal]

Organization: We play 8 v 9, with the defense getting in their defensive shape, and the attackers assigning themselves 3 to each zone. The back 4 push up to line, that also serves as an offside line. The attacking team tries to penetrate the back line and if successful, they attack the goal, and the defensive team recovers. Attackers cannot move from zone to zone, they must stay in their zone, keeping possession, and looking to penetrate the back line. The defenders can move freely, and are encouraged to move in accordance with desired defensive shape and tactics. If the defensive team wins the ball, they look to score in the counter goals. If they play the ball through the counter goals, and into the waiting keeper's hands, it is worth 3 points. The defensive team looks to outnumber the attacking team in the 3 zones [4 v 3] and win the ball back.

Progressions: [1] attacking team can move freely from zone to zone, [2] add forward players who play behind counter goals, and if played, shadow play to goal.

Focus: team shape, communication, recovery runs, squeezing the field, individual defending technique, pressure/cover/balance, pressure vs no pressure.


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