Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Attacking Principles/Combination Play

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Jack Collier
Name: Jack Collier
City: Nottingham
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (15 mins)

Warm-up - Quick-feet/Plyometric/Ball control - Set-up different quick-feet/plyometric stations (poles, hurdles, ladders, cones, reaction box) and split players into 3/4's on a different station each. Challenge players to do different types of movement through the quick-feet/plyometric stations quick sprint then Dynamic stretches on the way back.

Introduce a ball - reaction box players have to pass the ball and react to control the ball. Other stations one player the serve and passes/throws the ball for player to get under control and pass the ball back.

Coaching points

- Foot co-ordination

- Shuffling of the feet

- Bending at knees (more agility)

- Agility, Balance, Co-ordination

- Reactions

- Control of the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination (Four-Goal)

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Combination (Four-Goal) (25 mins)

Four Goal Football (Combination Play/Overloads) - Tight area, no Goalkeepers, Ball goes out Coach restarts with a ball from the side (Continous play).

Two teams, Four Goals - Players have to try and score in either of the 2 goals they are attacking. However have to do a combination play before they can score i.e. overlap, 1/2, triangle passing etc.

Coaching points

- Combination plays (overlaps, 1/2's, triangle passing) all down to movement off the ball

- Decision making on and off the ball

- Switching play quickly if one side is too compact (overloads)

- Communication

- Teamwork/ethic

- See the bigger picture

- Head-up when in possession of the ball

- Quick passing, quick movement

- Coach to fizz balls in to encourage good control of the ball

- Less thinking time, quicker decisions


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

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Small Sided Game (30 mins)

Small Sided Game - Small sided game (still in a tight area, half pitch or less) - Players have to utilise all combination plays learnt into a small sided game.

Coaching points same as before, step in and coach where necessary.


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