Football/Soccer Session (U16): Attacking From the Flank

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Brad Wolchansky , Adult Member

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Brad Wolchansky
Name: Brad Wolchansky
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup - Overlap and Cross

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup - Overlap and Cross
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Warmup - Overlap and Cross (15 mins)

Organization:

25x35 area, cones set up as shown. One player starts at each of three cones, A, B, and C. Ditto other side. Remaining players line up at the two A cones. Extra balls at A cones.

Instructions:

1. A passes to B then runs an overlap around B.

2. B plays a set pass back to C.

3. C plays to A on the overlap.

4. A plays a cross to A' on the other side.

5. A checks back to receive a pass as the new B player.

Rotation: A-B-C-A

Players stay on their own side of the field (red or yellow cones), same pattern is being run on both sides.

Coaching Points:

B - Check back hard for the ball.

C - Play the overlapping player in stride on his lead foot

A - Look at target then head down to play the cross

Communicate! Call for the ball, point to where you want it.

Progressions:

Switch sides

P - Play two balls simultaneously.

P - All passes are played first time.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game
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Small Sided Game (20 mins)

Organization:

25x35 space. Use cones to make two 5yd gates on each side of the field, as shown. 3v3+1 or 4v4+1.

Instructions:

A point is scored by dribbling through a gate.

Coaching Points:

- Use the numbers-up advantage to find 2v1 attacking situations.

- Movement off the ball

- Width

- Look for the overlap

Progressions:

P - 2-touch limit

R - Add a second neutral


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Game

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Expanded Game (25 mins)

Organization:

Half field. 8v7+GK. Use cones to mark out wide channels the width of the box. One player from each team stays in each channel. Offsides rule in effect.

Instructions:

- Whites are attacking the goal.

- If Whites complete 5 consecutive passes they can send an extra player into the wide channel for a 2v1 advantage.

- No one else is allowed in the wide channels.

- Two-touch limit in the wide channels.

- Ball must enter the wide channel before Whites are allowed to score.

- Blues score by dribbling over the mid-line.

Coaching Points:

- Look to create 2v1 advantages wide.

- Look for the overlap wide.

- Use stop-starts on the wing to create space to cross.

- Hold your run until the server puts his head down to strike.

- Look for pockets of space to drift into.

- Attack the space.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 11v11

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11v11 (30 mins)

Organization:

Full-sided scrimmage. Minimal stoppages, coach in the flow.

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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