Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): 12.10.13

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 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 (15 min)

Juggling (5 min)

Warm Up (Stretching 5 min)

Long Passing (5 min)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending as a back four

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Defending as a back four (15 mins)

Pressure-Cover-Balance (15 min)

Session Objective:To improve defensive unit play along back line

Set Up: Server A plays ball to wide Green player B. Orange 1 closes down, Orange 2, 3 and 4 then move to provide cover & balance.

Then switch amd play to C. Orange 4 closes then 3,2,1 cover/balance. Repeat switching to get back four to move in unison.

Coaching Points: Nearest man closes down to apply pressure. Speed to close then brakes on. Jockey & Delay. Next player provides cover, then balance. Angled position to see man and ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): efending as a midfield four

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efending as a midfield four (15 mins)

Pressure-Cover- Balance Midfield/Back Lines (15 min)

Session Objective:To improve defensive unit play through midfield and back lines.

Set Up: Coach plays ball to wide Green player B. Orange 1 closes down, Orange 2-8 then move to provide cover & balance

Then switch amd play to B. Orange 4 closes then all Orange players move across. Balance off. Repeat switching to get midfield four (1,2,3,4) and back four (5,6,7,8) to move in unison.

Key Factors:

Nearest man closes down to apply pressure. Speed to close then brakes on. Immediate pressure, jockey & delay.

Next player cover & balance

Angled position to see man and ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Wide Set Plays

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Wide Set Plays (15 mins)

Wide Set Plays (15 min):

Set up:

-11,3 stand in the start position

-9 will loop around the ball of all the other onrushing attackers and crash the 6rd box.

-4 is also available for a quick short pass to shoot direct or take a touch and strike on goal.

Instructions:

-10,3,11 now combine to deliver the ball. If a player follows 10 then the defending team now has 3 players outside of the box.

-7 holds the edge of the area and looks for the rebound or cleared ball.

Coaching Points:

-Options, inswinging, outswinging short pass from 3 to 11 to drive the line and cross on the ground or in the air. Short pass to 4 to shoot (if unmarked)

-3,10,6,5 should be good in the air


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developing fitness

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
General technique
Technical Tactical
Move up the pitch as a team
Technical Physical
Fitness
Technical Psychological
Game awareness

Developing fitness (30 mins)

Expanded Sm Sided Game/Fitness (15 min)

Set Up

Set-up a pitch suitable for a SSG 6 v 6.

Split players into two teams.

Teams must have every outfield player in their opponent’s half to score. This forces players to move up and down the field throughout.

Progression to 6 v 6 no restrictions (15 min)


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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