Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Midfield Functional Training Week 2: The Center Mid

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Perry Gaffoor, Young Member

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Perry Gaffoor
Name: Perry Gaffoor
City: Plymouth
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 56 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Week 2

Aim: The Center Mid

Goals: Passing Accuracy, Controlling Tempo, Penetration through Width.


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 (10 mins)

Phase 1: Dynamic Warm-Up

Complete all movements twice: Jog, High Knees, Butt Kicks, Open Gates, Close Gates, Shuffles, Lunge and Twist, High Kicks, Scoops, Sprints.

Phase 2: Footskills Warm-Up

In pairs, passing and receiving around a cone. Make sure to use all surfaces of both feet when controlling the ball around the cone. 2 touch if possible, 3 touch max.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cone-ified

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cone-ified
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Cone-ified (20 mins)

Organization

40x30 Grid

2 Teams of 7

Description

Teams must play a give and go around an opposing player in order to freeze them. Frozen players can only be unfrozen when the ball is payed through their legs. First team to freeze all of the opposing players wins.

Coaching Points

Follow the passer, not the ball

Use the space effectively, open up

Freeze multiple players with clever runs

Communication

Head up and looking around


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Playing Wide

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Playing Wide
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Playing Wide (30 mins)

Organization

2 cones 10 yards apart at the half, in line with the edge of the box

1 extra cone 10 yards diagonally outside.

Set this both sides of the field.

Description

The first player at cone A passes to Cone B and follows his pass. Cone B (The Center Mid) receives and turns to play the ball out wide in front of Cone C. At this point, The Center Mid makes a run into the box for the wide man to play a cross in to.

You can keep the wide players the same for 5 minutes before rotating. Cone A always moves to Cone B, and after shooting, Cone B will join the back of Cone A.

Progressions

Give and Go's

Cone A tracks the pass to pressure Cone B

Cone A follows play and tries to defend the cross


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned SSG

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Conditioned SSG (20 mins)

Organization

6v6 plus GKs in a 2-3-1 formation

Description

Center Midfielder has a 3 touch limit and must pass to one of the outside players every time.


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