Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U13/14 Pressure Cover (Week 7 Session 2)

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David Knapp, Adult Member

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David Knapp
Name: David Knapp
City: Asheville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggle/Dribble/Dynamic Stretch

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Juggle/Dribble/Dynamic Stretch (10 mins)

Warm Up:

Use dribbling skills and juggling skills to get the players moving and within their skill work incorporate dynamic stretching to prepare their bodies for the upcoming training session.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Individual Defending 1v1

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Individual Defending 1v1 (20 mins)

In a grid, 10x20, have gates off centered to the sides. Initiate game by playing ball across to opposing team and then close down and play 1v1.

Coaching Points:

-Close down - get to attacker quickly, curved run, while ball is travelling.

-Control - must remain under control, as get closer to attacker take small choppy steps.

-Contain - keep attacker to one side, away form goal. Make play predictable


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v2 Pressure Cover

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3v2 Pressure Cover (20 mins)

Use a grid 30x20, where players are split into two teams. One team defends a big goal with 2 players against the opposing team that plays with 3. Team with 2 can score on either of two counter gates if they win ball. Team with 2 initiates the game by passing the ball into opposing team.

Coaching Points:

-Communication - must know who is closing down, who provides cover.

-Which way to force attacker, away from goal, towars cover

-Make play predictable


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Small Sided to gates

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4v4 Small Sided to gates (20 mins)

In a 4v4 setting, split the teams up evenly and have 2 goals Each with a goalkeeper. Players initiate the game with a pass forward toward their target player. Once the game is initiated all four attackers try to score while 4 defenders try to win the ball and counter attack.

Coaching Points:

-Communication - must know who is closing down, who provides cover.

-Which way to force attacker

1) Cover 1st def in case they're beat on dribble

2) Cover if ball is passed to 2nd attacker

3) Cover angle to cut off direct shot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (20 mins)

Facilitate the game and help with positions, positioning, and game format. Facilitate a basic scrimmage with a goalkeeper. Allow the kids to “PLAY” but give guidance when necessary. Use a “coaching in the game” approach to emphasize the topics from this week’s training.


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