Football/Soccer Session (U10): Combination play - Overlap

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Branko Gonzalez, Adult Member

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Branko  Gonzalez
Name: Branko Gonzalez
City: Brooklyn
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi-opposed
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Semi-opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

A passes to B. B drives a long pass across to C. C commits B (passive defender) and plays the pass to D who is overlapping. Rotation: A - B - C - D.

Coaching Points:

- Checks before receiving ball

- Quality of driven pass (low and hard)

- Commit defender on dribble

- Commit defender centrally to open up two options either side

- Dribble with ball closest to support, outside of the foot flick pass to play them in

- Communication (Hold, Through) of overlapping player

- Shape and timing of run

- Quality of pass through (weight, direction)

- Recognising when to make the overlapping run (player on ball driving infield) and when to support underneath ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully-opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fully-opposed
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Fully-opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

As above

Instructions:

Defender is now live on C's first touch. Play 2v1 to the endlines.

Coaching Points:

- Checks before receiving ball

- Quality of driven pass (low and hard)

- Commit defender on dribble

- Commit defender centrally to open up two options either side

- Dribble with ball closest to support, outside of the foot flick pass to play them in

- Communication (Hold, Through) of overlapping player

- Shape and timing of run

- Quality of pass through (weight, direction)

- Recognising when to make teh overlapping run (player on ball driving infield) and when to support underneath ball.

- Transition upon winning/losing the ball

Progressions:

- A passes to B and then sets off around C's cone and joins the play as a recovering defender to make it a 2v2.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ]Conditionned Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ]Conditionned Game
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]Conditionned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

-40x30 yard area with 5 yard channel on each flank

-2 Teams of even number

-Add GK if need it

Instructions:

-Team must always have player in shaded channels

-Teams play to score but must complete pass into shaded channel before

-Passing player must overlap and replace wide player

-Wide player has option to complete overlap, depending on pressure from defending team

-Wide player cannot be tackled but only has maximum 3 touches inside shaded area

-Team must have 2 players on shaded at all time for a goal to stand.

Coaching Points:

-Get ball out wide early to gain territory

-Movement of passer after ball moves wide

-Wide player drives inside to create space for overlapping player

-Look to switch play to opposite side if pressured tight

Progressions:

-Limit amount of touches in middle area(2-3 touches)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game
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Small Sided Game (25 mins)

Organization:

- 6v6 game with goalkeepers.

Coaching Points:

- Creating space as a team (width, depth and length)

- Option 1 - Penetrate, Option 2 - Possession

- Recognizing and exploiting numbers up situations


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