Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 1v1 Attacking & Defending

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Shane Coyne Continental FC
Name: Shane Coyne Continental FC
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Field session from the NSCAA Convention in Baltimore 2016, presented by Bernd Strober of the German FA on 1v1 Attack & Defence


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling Warm Up

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Dribbling Warm Up (10 mins)

SetUp

12 Players

15x20 Area

Organization

Each player has a ball and dribbles freely in the area. Coach asks players to perform different turns, feints and changes of direction.

Progressions

Add passive defenders. Players with the ball must attack the defender and take the ball past them.

Coaching Points

- Keeping head up at all times - Awareness

- Using different surfaces of the feet

- Change Pace - Quick, explosive actions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 To Goal

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1v1 To Goal (15 mins)

SetUp

Double penalty area or slightly larger

Organization

Player A starts with the ball and passes to player B. Once he receives the ball player B takes a positive 1st touch and attacks the goal. The black defender moves out to create a 1v1. If the defender wins the ball they pass it to either player at position A.

Progressions

Rotate players

Coaching Points

- Positive first touch out of your feet to start accelerating quickly

- Approach the defender head on

- Close control when approaching the defender, little touches

- Change Pace - Quick, explosive actions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Receiving with Back To Goal

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1v1 Receiving with Back To Goal (15 mins)

SetUp

Double penalty area or slightly larger

Organization

Player A starts with the ball and passes to player B. As the ball is travelling player C loses his marker and checks into space. Player B passes to C to create a 1v1 to goal. If the defender wins the ball they pass it to either player at position A.

Progressions

1) C can play back B to create a 2v1 to Goal

2) If C passes back to B, a second defender can join to make a 2v2 to Goal

Coaching Points

- Timing & movment to the ball

- Use a counter movement to create space

- If defender is tight try to roll/spin them

- If defender drops off, try to turn quickly to face the goal

- If the ball is passed back B should take a positive touch and attack the space at speed

- Change Pace - Quick, explosive actions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 to Goal

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4v3 to Goal (20 mins)

SetUp

Double penalty area or slightly larger

Organization

3v3 in the area. Player A starts with the ball and passes to player B. Player B passes into one of the attackers and joins in to make a 4v3 to goal.

Progressions

1) Add a 2nd goal to include offensive/defensive transitions

Coaching Points

- Timing & movment to or away the ball

- Use a counter movement to create space

- If defender is tight try to roll/spin them

- If defender drops off, try to turn and face the goal quickly

- Should always look to take a positive touch and attack space at speed

- Change Pace - Quick, explosive actions


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