Football/Soccer Session (U15): B01 NPL & 02 VDA - Attacking a High Line - 01Sep16 (Start Time: 2016-09-01 18:30:00)

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Michael Cullina, Adult Member

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Michael Cullina
Name: Michael Cullina
City: Fairfax, VA
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Attacking Principles

- Verbal & Non-Verbal Communication

- Attacking shape to penetrate

- Diagonal runs to unbalance


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Circle Passing

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Circle Passing (20 mins)

Circle Passing Exercise

Activities - 90 seconds

Progression 1: A passes to B. B passes to A. B returns 1-2 to A. A and B switch positions

Progression 2: A passes to B. B passes to C. C dribbles. A replaces C.

Progression 3: A passes to B. B passes to C. B overlaps C. C dribbles inside and passes back to B. A replaces B.

Progression 4: A passes to B. B passes to C. B overlaps C. C passes to A. A passes to B. A replaces B.

Progression 5: A passes to B. B passes to C. B overlaps C. C passes to A. C underlaps A. A passes to B. B passes to C. A replaces C.

Coaching Points

Accuracy/weight of pass | Communcation | Timing of Runs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progressive Overload - 3v1

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Progressive Overload - 3v1 (20 mins)

Set-Up: Group of 8; 3 adjacent grids of 12x12 or larger

Organization: 3v1 in Grid 1. 2v1 in Grid 2. 1v0 in Grid 3.

Activity: After 3 passes in Grid 1 players look for penetrating pass to players in Grid 2. Once in Grid 2, 1 attacking player may join from Grid 1 to create overload and look to play target at end of Grid 3. Once players find the target, players shift and the game resets in opposite direction.

Coaching Points

Time, angle, and distance of support | Vision and decision-making for forward penetrating passes | Support of entry passes | Creating space to penetrate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 10v10 Midfield to Final Third

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10v10 Midfield to Final Third (20 mins)

10v10+1 Midfield to Final Third

Teams play 10v11. Working team in a 3-4-2. Control team in 4-3-3.

Activity: Teams may not pressure behind restraining line

Coaching Points

Create pressure pockets | Organize and communicate | Control offside space (body position to recover) | Transition to attack (player that wins it cannot lose it!) |


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 Flying Changes

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2v2 Flying Changes (20 mins)

Flying Changes - 2v2

Game is played 2v2 + GK. On ball over defensive end line new pair dribbles new ball on to field. Attackers immediately transition to defenders (Origina pair is off.) Ball across touch line is played to appropriate team from teammates. Offside in effect.

Coaching Points

Defending - Immediate pressure with communication | Communication from covering defender and goalkeeper (e.g. "push outside") | Covering distance & angle (no split) | Isolate 1 attacker | Double team

Attacking - Drive at defenders | Movement off the ball | Isolate defenders | Combinations (cues and execution) | Body position to provide 1-touch finish


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Movement
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Pitch Line 1
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