Football/Soccer Session (U10): U10s - Pressing - Session 1 (Start Time: 2016-04-29 18:00:00)

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing in small groups.

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Pressing in small groups. (20 mins)

Organisation - Ball is played into the blues where they attack the reds 3v3. Aim of the game is to get the ball into your opponents end zone. If the reds win the ball they can counter attack at the reds. Coach begins the practice and can play into a different team each time.

Vary the service ball. - Punched into feet, looping ball.

Judge the ball into opponents - Can you get out and press the ball early.

(ON the ball)

- Closest player in line with the ball apply the pressure on the ball

- If you decide to apply the pressure stay committed to it and keep applying the pressure.

- Try to make the play predictable

(AROUND the ball)

- Support TM who has applied the press on the ball.

- Keep distances between you and opposition managable, keep depth & Balance.

- Recognise opportunites to step in and win the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression 1

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Progression 1 (20 mins)

P= Introduce a bounce it player on the outside who supports the attacking team but must play off 2 touches max.

1 - Applying pressure on the ball try to make predictable - Cut the pass off to the bounce it player.

- Commincation between defenders when to pass on attackers crossing over.

- Supporting players keep distances managable to apply should that player receive the ball.

- Recovery runs when ball is played in and behind from Bounce It player. Get back behind the ball and delay to allow TM's to get back in support.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression 2

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Progression 2 (20 mins)

P2 - Add in a target player for attacking sides. - To score now players must play into the target player and get the ball back off him in the endzone.

1 - Has made the play predictable and cut off the pass to the Bounce It player & another attacker.

2 - Danger is now not the attacker which your marking as he is screened by player 1. The danger is now the target player - can you screen pass into him.

- Need to now stop the forward pass into the strikers feet by screening the pass.

- Recovery run to stop supporting player getting the return pass.

- Supporting players screen the pass into the striker as he's the danger.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing - Squad practice

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Pressing - Squad practice (45 mins)

Organisation - Area can be adjusted to suit the group working with to help achieve the outcomes.

2x target areas ( 5x5yrds ), with target players in these areas located 5 yards from the end line.

Teams are to play in 1 direction only, On reaching their target player the target player is then to play into the opposite team who then attack the opposite end.

The defending team attempt to press the ball and stop the other team playing forward passes.

Key coaching points

- Start positions

- Travelling / speed, angles & distances

- Prevent forward passing opportunites

- Control & restraint when pressing

- Angles / distances of support / cover

- Compactness between individuals / units / team


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