Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Possession (playing in to a target / transition)

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Russell Shaw, Adult Member

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Russell Shaw
Name: Russell Shaw
City: ottawa
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up - 4v4 + 2 Target Men (20mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up - 4v4 + 2 Target Men (20mins)
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Warm-Up - 4v4 + 2 Target Men (20mins)

Warm - Up (Dynamic Stretches then into drill)

Organization

Area to suite age and ability (25x25)

4v4 + two target men

Play starts from one target man to red team, who try and play into opposite target man

Transition into opposite square to keep the ball and so on

When opposite team win possession, they keep it between target men

Progressions

Limit touches

Limit target man touches to ensure quick transition

Must get number of passes before transitioning

Coaching points

Excellent technique of passing and receiving

Play under pressure

Once forward pass is on - PLAY IT!

Quick transition, then quality to retain possession - Timing of pass and approaches

Angles of approach on transition - Left and right and deeper option


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tactical Progression - Transitioning form defending to attacking (20mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tactical Progression - Transitioning form defending to attacking (20mins)
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Tactical Progression - Transitioning form defending to attacking (20mins)

Progression from warm up

Organization

Area of same size as warm up

Now remove target men and play 4v3 in one area and one member of defending team in opposite area

Once numbers down team wins the ball, they transition to their target player to create a numbers up

Progressions

Play 4v2

Limit touches

Award goals for every transition/every transition when keeping the ball for 3 passes

Coaching Points

Excellent passing and receiving

Speed of transition when regaining possession - Weight of pass, speed and angles of approach to keep the ball

Keeping the ball under pressure - Sheilding if you have to


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game type scenario - Transition to 5v2 to goal (25 mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game type scenario - Transition to 5v2 to goal (25 mins)
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Game type scenario - Transition to 5v2 to goal (25 mins)

Game type scenario

Organization

Half pitch - 2 squares 15x15 on either side

4v3 inside each square

Once numbers down team win the ball, they play it to one of the forward players and 2 players exit the square to transition into attack

Then 5v2 to goal

Once shot is taken on goal - Square #2 plays and so on

Change players, as necessary

Progressions

Add in 1 or more defenders

3rd attacker transitions from square and runs from deeper

Coaching points

Excellent technique of long and short passes - Balls into strikers feet

Speed of approach from midfield - Fast to Slow - Create angles of approach and drop off to support

No long passing once ball is with forward - Build up for effort on goal

** Finish with 8v8 game - Emphasis on balls into stikers feet and and transtion from midfield to attack.


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