Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Phase 1: (Initiate Attack): Week 3: Session 2

Profile Summary

Ian McClurg
Name: Ian McClurg
City: Ancaster
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Phase 1: Initiatite Attack

Body Shape to Open

Types of pass

Forward passing

Switching Play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm--Up

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

Organization

1 ball/player. Players dribble within defined area. Group 1 (blue) dribble through gates at pace and group 2 (Red) execute turns through the gates. Switch roles. Can set conditions ie right foot only, left foot only, sole only. Can also introduce different 1v1 moves and turns.

Progress to all players alternating between 1v1 moves and turns as move from one set of cones to the next

Coaching Points:

1) Ball under close control - 1 step away

2) Quick feet - on toes

3) Positive touches -with intent

4) Head up to see options


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ
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SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

3 lines of players. Work on Speed, Agility and Quickness by having players perform different activities at every station and working with a partner.

a) Station 1: Two feet between hurdles and partner services ball at end for right and left feet volleys (insides)

b) Station 2: Shuffle between cones with two feet close together and partner serves ball for 1 touch passing

c) Station 3: 1 foot in ladder two fee out and partner serves ball at end for right and left volleys with laces.

Coaching Points:

1)Importance of 1st step – use back leg as spring

2)Pump Arms for power

3)Keep head steady

4)On toes - stay off heals

Progression:

Make it competetive with races


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

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Technique (20 mins)

Organization:

Two groups work at the same time. Two players combine with one/two passes down the field and finish with a strike on goal.

Coaching Points:

1)Quality of passing – pace/timing/accuracy

2)Curved runs so ball comes into players path

3) Communication

4) Quick Tempo

Progressions:

1) Add players in middle who "float" and can combine with the players executing one/two passes before strike on goal


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG-Switching Play

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SSG-Switching Play (20 mins)

Organization:

SSG - 7v7.

Field divided into three zones. Teams can only win the ball in the middle zone. Once they win possession, they should aim to play to the lone striker (in the attacking third) as quick as possible and then provide support fast enough so they are overloading defenders in the attacking third and creating goalscoring opportunities.

Coaching Points:

1) Good movement by lone striker

2) Players all aware of strikers movements

3) Quick switch of attack to unbalance defence

4) Decision making- when to pass or dribble

5)Quick support forward

Progressions:

1) Take away zone restrictions

2) Make it competetive ie 2 points for a switch of attack (if ball gets to striker and attacking team successfully overload the defenders.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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