Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Sr ADP Fall/Winter Session 14 - Defending & Pressing 3 (Start Time: 2015-01-19 18:30:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Steven Killeen, Adult Member

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Steven Killeen
Name: Steven Killeen
City: Mississauga
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

U11 Boys


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Mastery

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Ball Mastery (15 mins)

Organisation:

-Area: approx. 20x20 (adjust for number of players)

-10-12 Players

-A ball for each player

-8-10 2m gates around the area

-Ball mastery warm-up - players getting touches on ball. Work on all surfaces of the foot (inside/outside/sole), toe-taps, inside touches. Juggling the ball.

-Players have to dribble through as many gates as possible in 1 min

Progressions:

-Add 'gate blockers' - they can stand in the gate for 5 secs - that gate cannot be used at that time

-Add 'defenders' - can tag the dribblers - they must stop, do 10 toe-taps before continuing


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

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Technical 1v1 Defending (15 mins)

Organisation:

-Area: approx. 10x15m

-10-12 players

-2 mini-nets, cones, 5-6 bibs, supply of balls

- Basic 1v1 Defending. Play starts with 1 team passing ball into opposition and moving out to defend them 1v1. If they win the ball, they attack other goal.

Progressions/Variations:

-pass with weaker foot

-add limit to score

Coaching Points:

-Speed/Angle of approach

-Body Shape amd footwork

-Distance from attacker

-Decision-making - when to try and win the ball

-Attitude not to get beat


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tactical 1v3 - 3v3

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Tactical 1v3 - 3v3 (25 mins)

Organisation:

-10-12 players

-Area: full quarter of field

-3 mini-nets, 1 big net, bibs, supply of balls

-Attacking team have 3 attempts to score. Play starts with 1 attacker dribbling at the 3 defenders(1v3), once ball goes dead, attacker must get back into end zone and start new attack with 2 attackers (2v3), and then finally 3v3. Rotate defender after each sequence.

Progression/Variations:

-add time limit to score on goals

-add off-side

Coaching Points:

-good 1v1 defending skills (speed/angle approach, body shape, distance, etc)

-good covering defending (distance/angle of position, communication, switching roles)

-team shape (balance, when to press high, when to drop off low)


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

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Small-Sided Game (20 mins)

Organisation:

-Area: full quarter field

10-12 players

Small-sided game to suit the needs of your session - 3v3(x2), 4v4,5v5, add neutral players/outside support players, etc

Coaching Points:

-All from previous exercises


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