Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): When to play in behind

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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): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (10 mins)

Technical skill and footwork Warm Up

3 progressions:

Set Up:

3 groups of 4 players

box of cones 4 by 4

2 balls

A

Both players work at the same time

after the pass a set pass back to server they back pedal side shuffle and then move forward to the opposite side to receive a one touch pass. Continues for 45 seconds then the groups switch

B

This time they will receive a volley first time. Back pedal and then diagonal cgange of direction for the next side volley. 45 seconds and switch

C

Players will chest and volley back to server then perform a crossover step looking at the server and then run straight up for another chest volley. 45 seconds and switch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (25 mins)

Organization:

-Full half of the field with 2 boxes for targets (goals for defenders) and a box with balls for a server to start the phase.

-Defending team will be set up with a back 4 and 3 central midfield players (2 holding 1 attacking).

-Attacking team will play with 3 central players and 3 attacking players.

-The server will only act to serve the ball in for attacking team when directed by the coach.

Objective:

-The attacking team will try to score on the large goal after being served the ball from the server.

-The defending teammust run the ball through one of the three gates to score.

Coaching Points and key factors:

-general shape and dispersal of attacking team. Wingers high half turn in line. Striker between central defenders.

-mobility of middle three to get time and space on the ball.

-No Pressure on the ball can we threaten in behind.

-Stright ball diagonal run or diagonal ball for a straight run depending upon defenders posistioning.

-Pressure on the ball can we face and show support either to turn or to combine or to recycle possession.

-isolation in 1 vs 1 situation deep. Stiker peeling off to get in between defenders. Far winger and one midfielder in the box. One central mid at top pf box. One central mid protecting the counter.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (25 mins)

Small sided game with emphasis to split players or switch the play

Set Up:

40 wide by 55 long

both teams are set up in 1-2-2-1

regular rules apply

Coaching Points:

Dispersal (width and depth)

Mobility especially of 2 middfield players. Staggered looking to get in bewteen the lines and penitrate.

No Pressure can we threaten

Pressure can we combine or move the ball quickly to change the point of attack

Support

Half Turn

Communication


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