Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Quabbin FC U14 Defending (Session 1)

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Lewin Craig Corbett
Name: Lewin Craig Corbett
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Passive

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Passive
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4v4 Passive (10 mins)

4v4 Shadow Play

Red team transfer ball side to side, Blue team react by person opposite ball pressing and other 3 dropping behind to act as cover.

Coaching Points

1. Early pressing. Blue should be closing as ball moving

2. Support cover. Important players know why they dont mark everyone player:player (ie ball passed through the lines)

3. Stopping distance. Players must know why important to keep players at arms length

4. Body Shape. (Low CoG, angled approach, weight on front of foot)

5. Communication. Who presses, who covers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Recovery

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3v3 Recovery (10 mins)

Play 3v3

Reds attacking large goal at bottom. Offisides count. Initially a 3v1 but as soon as reds enter middle zone the other 2 blues can come back to help. Reds encouraged to attack with pace. Blue aiming to delay.

Coaching Points

1. Early pressing. Blue should be closing as ball moving but not commit to one player

2. Support cover. Important players know why they dont mark everyone player:player (ie ball passed through the lines)

3. Stopping distance. Players must know why important to keep players at arms length

4. Body Shape. (Low CoG, angled approach, weight on front of foot)

5. Communication. Who presses, who covers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Screen

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4v4 Screen (10 mins)

4v4v4

Red teams aim to transfer the ball to the other side.

Blue team attempt to intercept through balls.

Blue team to understand importance of positioning (ie close together in staggered line to create a "Wall". Blue opposite ball presses, other blues drop behind in angled approach to provide cover.

Players must stay in the respective zones

If ball intercepted they swap with team who intercepted ball.

Coaching Points

Early pressure and organisation from middle team to set up position.

Fast passing from end teams to disorganise blue shape

Good communication to organise


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Waves

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Waves (10 mins)

3v3

All football rules apply

If goal is scored the team who conceded is replaced by team on side

If ball is kicked out of bounds team that kicked out of bounds is replaced by team on side.

Fast paced game which encourages quick re-organisation


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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