Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Team Attacking with Def Transition - SS360 team camp - Aug 24th, 2016

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Nathean  Meadows
Name: Nathean Meadows
City: Silver Spring
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1a

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1a
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Stage 1a

SET UP:

12yd rondo grids with a 6yd gap in between each one.

ACTIVITY:

play 4 v 1 in one grid as normal while 3 other players just pass a ball around in other grid. When defender wins ball, the player who lost it must now transition to other grid as quick as possible to carry on defensive pressure. If they are not there within 3 seconds they will stay in another round! requires quick movement to apply pressure

COACHING POINTS:

possession fundamentals (accuracy, positive first touch, receive with further foot, technique)

transition mindset "click moment" when we lose the ball

positive support angles


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1b

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Stage 1b

SET UP:

Play on distance a little shorter than half field. All the balls at center field with coach. Need 8 cones and 8 color pinnies

ACTIVITY:

Coach plays ball to any defender, who plays it straight ahead to player in front. Then runs around defensive cone. Immediately blue team must attack to take advantage of the 4 v 3 numbers up situation.

COACHING POINTS:

unbalance the defenders/defensive unit with movement

exploit unbalanced defensive unit

attacking mindset

creativity in movement

reading the movement of the ball and other players

Can you create penetration behind or between the lines


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2 - Orientation

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Stage 2 - Orientation

SET UP:

grid size of approx 35 x 35 yds. 3 color pinnies for defenders. Can play 4 v 3 if only 14 players available

ACTIVITY:

2 grids to accomodate 16 players. Play 5 v 3. If lower numbers play 4 v 3. Only 2 defenders allowed in any one grid at any moment to help attack create numbers overload.

COACHING POINTS:

create 2 v 1, 1 v 1 or 3 v1 or 3 v 2

unbalance the defenders/defensive unit with movement

exploit unbalanced defensive unit

attacking mindset

creativity in movement

reading the movement of the ball and other players

Can you create penetration behind or between the lines


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 3 - Learning

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Stage 3 - Learning

SET UP:

Half field. 8 pinnies and supply of balls. 4 cones to set up 2 counter goals for the defending team

ACTIVITY:

Play 9 v 7 (3-4-2 vs 1-3-3) or 9v5 +GK (3-4-2 vs 1-3-2) (depending on how well the session is going).

Give points also for completing 8 successful passes to force the defense to defend a little higher to win the ball.

COACHING POINTS:

unbalance the defenders/defensive unit with movement

exploit unbalanced defensive unit

good attacking mentality

create 2 v 1, 1 v 1 or 3 v1 or 3 v 2

Spread out

Play forwad when possible

Push up defensive line and show good preventative behavior


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4 - Implementation

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Stage 4 - Implementation

SET UP:

Full half field

ACTIVITY:

Play 8 v 8 with a 1-3-2-2 formation for both to give idea of width from full backs, central midfielders and two strikers.

COACHING POINTS:

ALL OF THE ABOVE


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