Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Teach Midfielders to defend zonally NSCAA Adv Nat

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Fabrice Gautrat
Name: Fabrice Gautrat
City: GA Rush
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up (20 mins)

Technical warm-up:

i. 3v1 (arrival game)

2v2 Passive

- 2 players pass the ball back and forth, blue players work on pressure and cover while communication to one another.

i. progress to live after they've gone 3 x each.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 1

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Activity 1 (20 mins)

Activity 1:

Field: 40 length x 60 width

4 midfielders (blue) vs. 3 midfielders (black).

Scoring: Players score by passing thru gates. Two yellow gates is 1 pt. One green gate is worth 3 points.

Coaching Points: Pressure-Cover-Balance + Communication. Where are we forcing? Don't want forwards running at the center of our defense. Teach double down philosophy if ball gets played in behind.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 2

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Activity 2 (20 mins)

Activity 2

Field: 40 length x 60-70 width

Players: 4 midfielders (blue) vs. 3 midfielders and one forward (black). Add one target on each end.

Scoring: Players score by passing thru one of the two gates OR if ball is successfullly played to target then it's 2 points.

Progression:

i.Team who plays into target can now get three points if they receive ball back and dribble thru one of the gates. (This will force defending midfielders to turn & kill. We don't allow the other team to turn and go at our defenders).

ii. Can add two neutrals in the playing third to make it 6v4.

iii. Add one defender

Coaching Points: Pressure-Cover-Balance + Communication. Where are we forcing? Don't want forwards running at the center of our defense. Teach double down philosophy when ball gets played in behind.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 3

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Activity 3 (20 mins)

Activity 3:

Start with GK-3-4 vs. 1-3-1

Progress to GK-3-4 vs. 2-3-2

Scoring: Black team scores on big goal. Blue team scores by dribbling thru one of the two gates or playing into blue target player.

Coaching Points: spacing between all four midfielders. Also the gap between back line and midfielders must not be more than 10-15 yards.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v9

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9v9 (20 mins)

9v9 Game:

Field: 80 x 50


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