Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): GU13B-Wk10A-Attacking Principles Penetration

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Damian Wickie , Adult Member

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Damian  Wickie
Name: Damian Wickie
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

A Session focuseed on Attacking principle of Penetration. Specifically passing to penetrate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing To Penetrate

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Passing To Penetrate (15 mins)

Equipment: Supply of balls, 3 coanes, net, keeper, 5-6 players

Setup: Place a cone A near midfield. Place a cone B 10 yds in front and a cone C 10-15 yds out to the side. Station a player at each cone.

Activity: Player A plays to B and follows pass. B takes a touch outside away from pressure. When B takes their touch, C checksback away from pressure and starts a run. B plays the ball through to C on the run who finishes with a shot, collects ball and returns to back of line A, B takes C's spot and drill cycles. (Repeat drill from the other side i.e. switch C to other wing or set up drill on both sides and alternate back and forth)

Progression 1: Add a defender on B

Progression 2: Add a second defender one on B and one on C

Coaching Points:

Midfielder good first touch away from pressure

Forward check off pressure, timing and angle of run

Pace and accuracy of pass in

Strong drive on the ball and finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 to goal

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4v3 to goal (20 mins)

Organization:

Split groups into 4 attackers and 3 defenders with a keeper. Play 4v3 to goal as per diagram. 4 attacking players can receive a point by successfully completing a split or through ball and 2 points for a goal. Defenders can earn points by winning the ball and dribbling through either gate

Key Coaching Points:

Encourage players to look for splits

movement to find gaps

patience

Visual cues

Timing of runs

Accuracy and pace of passes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetration

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Penetration (15 mins)

Organization:

Two Grids with 4v4 + 1 directional to end zones. Team must receive pass inside the end zone or dribble into the end zone for goal to count. Team looks to penetrate to opposite side by using the neutral player.

Key Coaching Points:

Good supporting angles

Finding splits/gaps between defenders

Visual cues on when to penetrate

Accuracy and pace of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetrate to goals

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Penetrate to goals (20 mins)

Organization:

Game is split into the 3 zones. Teams are split into 6 v 6 or 7v7 + 2 neutrals with Goalkeepers. Team must receive pass inside the end zone or dribble into the end zone in order to attack the goal. Defending team CAN NOT defend their end zone until the ball has entered that zone from a pass or dribble.

Key Coaching points:

Creativity and movement

Penetrate behind opponent backline by looking for splits

Movement off the ball looking for gaps


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