Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Playing forward with speed

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Pat Staunton
Name: Pat Staunton
City: SEATTLE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Looking to play forward upon winning the ball

Where is the space to exploit?

How should we exploit the space?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Flex

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Dynamic Flex (10 mins)

Dynamic Flex Warm Up

4 lines of even numbers: 2 players lead this. (see attached injury prevention)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Counter Attacking Passing Pattern

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Counter Attacking Passing Pattern (10 mins)

Counter Attacking Technical passing pattern

One player from group 1 passes into the FW who then sets to opposite player on group 1. The players then plays a through ball into their team-mate who passes to group 2. (Both players who were involved then join back of group 2. Group 2 do the same.

Progressions:

- Vary the pattern

- FW flicks in behind for runner

- Add defender in for visual

- 1 touch when possible

Coaching points

- Immediate movement forward when receive ball

- Angle and Distance of run

- FW checks to ball at correct time

- Through ball weighted correctly

- Creative movement


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Counter Attacking Passing Pattern to goal

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Counter Attacking Passing Pattern to goal (10 mins)

Same as previous activity but goals and GK's are added. Can you score within 8 seconds.

Coaching Points:

- Timing of Runs

- Weight of penetrating pass

- Technique of finish

- Creativity in finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 8 endzone game

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8 v 8 endzone game (25 mins)

7 v 7 small sided endzone game

Teams set up in a 3-3-1 formation. Teams score by dribling or receiving the ball in the endzone (wide zones are 1 point, central zone is 3 points.

Variations:

Teams must drop into their own half upon losing the ball

One team focuses on building play up while other looks to counter quickly.

Coaching points:

- Creative movement

- Spacial Awareness

- Reading team-mates body position to create options (e.g if striker has back to goal, player needs to provide option for drop.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Reg 7 v 7 scrimmage

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Reg 7 v 7 scrimmage (25 mins)

Regular Scrimmage (1-2-3-1f formation)


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