Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defensive Principles Stage 6.3

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up/fitness

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up/fitness
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Warm up/fitness (25 mins)

Warm Up/Fitness (25 min)

Juggling (5 min)

Passing Warm Up (10 min)

Speed & Agility (10 min)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stop & Starts - Coerver

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Stop & Starts - Coerver (15 mins)

Practice Organisation:

*A 24x18yd grid with 3 balls set on cones 5yds apart at one end of the grid.

*At the opposite end two cones set approx 6/7yds apart.

*Attackers line up to the side of the first cone furthest from the balls.

*Defenders line up with a ball each 3/4yds behind the opposite pop-up cone.

*Practice starts with: D1 dribbles the ball between the cones and steps on the ball for A2 and sprints round the far cone.

*A2 must dribble the ball towards end zone and try and knock of a ball.

Progression:

*The Attacker must shoot before the 4yd line.

Learning Objectives:

1. Good first touch out of feet.

2. Show composure and accuracy of finish to knock ball off cone.

3. Reaction to defend.

4. To improve running with the ball and finishing under pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Recovery Runs

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Recovery Runs (15 mins)

Practice Organisation:

*Area 25x15 yds, with a 5yd end zone, set out as illustrated.

*7 players (incl. GK), arranged 3 Attackrsv 1 Defender, 1 ball.

1. Practice starts with: Coach feeds the ball to one of the 3 A's.

2. After first touch by A's the 2 recovering D's chase back to defend.

3. Practice both with & without off-side restrictions.

4. If D's gain possession or GK saves their objective is to combine to get the ball over the start line.

5. If this is achieved roles are reversed, with A's becoming D's.

Learning Objectives:

1. First D works on delay & slow withdrawal of position to gain time for recovering defensive support.

2. A's look to penetrate quickly

3. Recoving D's work on lines of recovery back to goal.

4. GK's position to support & communicate with D's


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - Coerver

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SSG - Coerver (15 mins)

Practice Organisation:

- A 40x30yd area set up with two appropriate sized goals at either end.

- 6v6 in the middle with balls in either goal.

- Players must be inside 5yd shooting line to score.

- After attackers shoot, weather they score or not, they must runn around the goal they shot at before getting back into the game.

- This gives the other team time to break quickly with an overload of 3v2.

Progression:

- Use GK's.

- Take out 5yd shooting line.

Learning Objectives:

- To imporve fast break out play.

- If speed alone works use it and create your shooting chance.

- How can defenders slow the game down to get back in balance.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG 7V7

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SSG 7V7 (15 mins)

SSG


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