Football/Soccer Session (U11): VUSC U-11 Girls- Pressure, Cover (Start Time: 2015-10-21 18:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning outcomes:

Recap of pressure and cover (roles and responsibilities of these players)

Transition speed between roles

End product once the ball is won, can you counter attacker quickly

Immediate pressure at moment when possession lost.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 1: Pressure, Cover

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Activity 1: Pressure, Cover (25 mins)

Organization:

Area 24x 32 yd. Each channel 8x 24 yd. Adjust dimensions how you see fit.

Players- 3 red in 1 channel, 3 blue in the next, 3 red in next, 3 blue in next. Depending on numbers can do 3 channels instead and 3 to 4 players in each, middle team denying penetration.

Instructions:

Players must stay in their zones. Whenever ball leaves area, the coach plays in a new ball. Teams are looking to penetrate the ball through the zone to score a point, if the opposition intercept the ball they are looking to score the same way. First to 10 wins, then groups of 3 switch zones with their team mates.

Coaching Points:

 Communication of cover player force inside

Transition of cover player - Pressure ball as it travels

Transition of pressure player as ball moves - block penetrating lane


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 2: 2v2's: Pressure, Cover

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Activity 2: 2v2's: Pressure, Cover (30 mins)

Organization:

2 fields 16 wide x 24 yd long. Adjust dimensions how you see fit. If numbers below 12, might be good to do just 1 field.

Instructions:

-2v2's in each area.

-Attackers can score in either goal.

-Must stay within zone (blue cone in middle divides 1 half from other half

(1). Recap roles of 1st defender (pressure or delay)

(2). Role of 2nd defender = Cover the 1st defender

Coaching Points:

(1). Communication (making sure that you are telling the 1st defender where you want them to force the play)

(2). Quick transition from 2nd to 1st defender if the ball moves.

(3). Support the 1st defender.

Progressions:

(1). Play in own zone attackers must cross half to score.

(2). Can allow attackers to switch zones but must always have one in each.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game to 4 goals

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Game to 4 goals (20 mins)

Organization: 4 v. 4 + 3. If extra player make 5 v. 5 +2.

Instructions: Game to 4 goals. Reds attack south, blues attack north. Yellows are neutral and play with whichever team has the ball. Score point by connecting 8 passes or scoring in goal. Game to 5 points.

Coaching Points:

(1). Immediate pressure at moment of lost possession.

(2). Covering player angle and distance

(3). Communication "I got ball" and covering player "I'm cover".

(4). Speed of transition between pressure and cover players.

Progressions:

(1). Can score by 8 passes or goal in either of 2 goals. Neutral cannot score. Switch neutral players every 5 minutes.

(2). Can score points only in goals. Game to 5 points. Attacking team scores and keeps ball on restart to attack other way (creates moments of transition).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 to Small Goals.

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4v4 to Small Goals. (15 mins)

Organization: 4v4 (40x30 yd area) No goalkeepers. Play for 5 minutes then rotate teams.

Instructions:

Swap players in 3 minute intervals.


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