Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Pre game prep - Defending in own half

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warmup - Switching thru GK

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warmup - Switching thru GK
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Technical Warmup - Switching thru GK (30 mins)

Setup:

Half field

2 GK

Activity:

Swtich ball through GK and shot on goal.

Progression:

+ Switch directions

Coaching Points:

+ GK using hand signals to specify type of ball back

+ Weight and location of passes

+ CM - check in late to maintain spacing in midfield


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Corner Kick Competition

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Corner Kick Competition (30 mins)

Setup:

3 teams of 6

Activity:

Each team gets 10 (5 right, 5 left) balls to score as many corner kicks as possible.

No short corners.

Waiting team waits outside box and can score as well from long shots/crosses.

Team with the least amount of goals given up wins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4+3 Comp

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4v4+3 Comp (30 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 6 games = 24 min

Setup:

25x15 - long and narrow

5x5 goal in middle

3 teams of 6

Activity:

Score by getting ball through central zone.

Team with the least goals score on them wins.

Coaching Points:

~ Initial pressure must play predictable

~ Cover/2nd defender should be on the ball line (between ball and goal)

~ Other defenders: see one, screen one


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 team 7v8 competition

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3 team 7v8 competition (30 mins)

Intervals:

Setup:

1/2 field (bring in sidelines about 5 yards)

3 teams of 6

GK

Activity:

6 attackers plus 2 outside backs try to score in big goal.

6 defenders plus GK defend big goal and try to score in gates.

Each team has to defend 10 soccer balls (new ball when it goes over endlines, not sidelines).

New ball always starts at midfield (defense must be in realistic starting position)

Team with lowest score wins (-1 for every time successfully play through midfield gate)

Coaching Points:

+ Pressure to make play predictable

+ Cover on the ball line at the right distance

+ All others finding dangerous space to fill (they can play around us, but not through us)

+ Body shape of back 4 to be ready to cover space behind

+ GK aggressively cover space behind back 4


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