Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RLFC - Transitional Play (Def to Attack)

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Gareth Thomson
Name: Gareth Thomson
City: Renfrewshire
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up (Stretching/SAQs/Rondos)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up (Stretching/SAQs/Rondos)
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Warm Up (Stretching/SAQs/Rondos) (30 mins)

Warm Up (10 Mins)

Dynamic Stretching

SAQs (10 Mins)

4 Stations

Possession boxes with transition (10 Mins)

6v2 in box, Blues attempt to win and transfer ball into their box. Repeat with the oranges pressing.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Transitions

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Technical Transitions (15 mins)

Players pass the ball unopposed to team mates and when a player enters the end zone team mate on the ball must play the pass to end zone player quickly.

Progressions

1. When player receives the ball in the end zone a 3rd man runner enters the end zone quickly to combine.

2. When player receives the ball in the end zone, the ball must be transferred quickly to a player in opposite end zone and a 3rd man runner enters the 2nd end zone to combine.

Coaching Points

1. Movements to combine & receive.

2. Body shape open and side on to receive the ball.

3. Quality & type of pass.

4. Timing of runs to receive the ball.

5. Play the ball forward to target player quickly.

6. Supporting runs to the target player to combine.

7. Change of pace & tempo (slow to set the ball speed up to hit the target player).

8. Awareness of ball, space, team mates and runners.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Related Transitions

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Game Related Transitions (25 mins)

Two end zones and one central area.

Drop three players from one of the teams into an endzone.

Instruction

Blues attempt to keep possession, oranges press, attempt to win the ball and play to one of the three players in the endzone.

If oranges manage to play ball into endzone, the three oranges come out of the endzone and three blues drop out into the opposite side.

Repeat.

Progressions

Two Touch

Once played into the end zone, the players must switch the play to a team-mate who drops into the opposite endzone. If the pass is completed, they can then swap out.

Coaching Points

Possession Team - Effectively using the space (Creating width), Effectively communicating, Quality of technique.

Pressing Team - Working as a unit (Press, Support, Cover), Taking time to play into endzone and not forcing it.


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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