Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Running With The Ball 1

Profile Summary

Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Technical excecution and tactical understanding of when to recognize and attack space with the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Team Gate Game

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Dribbling Team Gate Game (20 mins)

SetUp

30x40 field with 3/4 gate goals

2 Teams

Organization

Game is played 2v2 in the middle with additional players on the outside as shown. To score players must dribble through one of the gate goals in the middle. 2 players in the middle stay for set period.

Progressions

1) May not score in the same color gate in a row.

2) Outside players can no interchange with those in the middle

Coaching Points

Look to attack space/goal off the dribble. Accelerating with the ball using a big first touch. Dribbling using laces. Knowing when to shield and keep the ball close under pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v2 Dribbling to Goal

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1v2 Dribbling to Goal (20 mins)

SetUp

25x45 Area, full size goal

Organization

White players starts as attackers, black and yellow are defenders. The white attacker and black defender start at the same time, the attacker trying to get into the box before the defender can make a challenge. Once in the box the black defender drops off and the yellow defender comes out to defend. White must score on the goal.

Progressions

1) Rotate roles

2) Change sides/starting positions

Coaching Points

- Dribbling using laces, bigger touches

- Dribble at top speed

- Dribble with head up - awareness

- Dribble with furthest foot from the defender, using arm/body to shield if necessary

- Change speed & direction when engaging the 2nd defender in the box


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Gate Dribbling Game

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3 Gate Dribbling Game (20 mins)

SetUp

3/4 field, 2 full size goals, 6 gate goals

Organization

Teams play 4v4 in the central area. To score the attacking team must dribble through one of the 3 gates, and score on the goal for an additional point. One defender can track the attacker but must run through a gate first. To start an attacking player must check into the zone to receive from the keeper.

Progressions

1) One defender may check into the zone to pressure the attacker when receiving from the keeper.

2) Add a permanant defender in the endzone - an additional attacker can join to make a 2v2

3) Lift conditions - play regular rules

Coaching Points

- Keep width, switching the ball quickly to the wide players to take advantage of space

- Recognizing the space - when/where to dribble

- Accelerate & attack the space

- Dribbling using laces, bigger touches

- Dribble with head up - awareness

- Dribble with furthest foot from the defender, using arm/body to shield if necessary

- Change speed & direction when engaging the 2nd defender in the box


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