Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Week 3: COUNTER (Fitness Overload)

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Am-Club: Colorado Storm

Chris Bentley, Adult Member

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Chris Bentley
Name: Chris Bentley
City: Fort Collins
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Counter-Attack: #'s Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Counter-Attack: #'s Warm-up
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Counter-Attack: #'s Warm-up (15 mins)

Area: 30x20 (each zone = 10x20)

- All players dribbling in their respective area

- Coach calls # and corresponding players race to opposite area with ball

- First one across gets a point for their team

PROGRESSIONS:

- Call more numbers to create more chaos

- Add a defender from each team in the middle

- Add an attacker from each team in the middle to combine around defender

*** Mix intensive dynamic movements into warm-up (Short and sharp movements)


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

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2v2 Counters (15 mins)

Area: 30x20

-1 player from the defending team (of 2) passes ball to attacking team and proceeds to run around flag behind attackers.

-The 2 attackers try to exploit the overload (2v1) and score on the small goal, before the recovering defender can restore balance (2v2).

-Cannot shoot until in shaded zone!

- if defending team wins it, they score 2 points for line soccer going the opposite direction.

- Play for 2 mins and switch roles


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Counter-Attack: Game

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Counter-Attack: Game (30 mins)

50x30 (10x10 box inside)

- Play starts with a GK

- Middle teammates of the GK who starts it, shoot out of 10 yard box (other middle players can only defend if ball comes in 10-yard box).

- If defending team wins it, middle players have to return to the 10 yard box and the corresponding team's middle players can join.

- 2v1/3v1 with GK in DEF half & 1v2/3v2 with Middle players in Attacking half

- Play for 2 mins, make it competitive!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v6 Conditioning Game (Overload Fitness)

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6v6 Conditioning Game (Overload Fitness) (25 mins)

6v6: Field: 55x33 Four 4-minute games with 2 mins rest between games

**Uninterupted Play: Coach within the run of play only. No stoppages. Keep balls available for restarts.

- Attack in a 2-1-2

- Defend in a 2-2-1

*** Assign one team to create a defensive block starting at the half line, and look to win it and counter. The other looks to break down the block to score and prevent counter.

*** Switch roles each game.

NOTE: Inactive players should be doing fitness specific to game demands on the side. Make sure to switch players in and out between each game and not during.

*** Make sure to lead team through a proper cool down to end training.


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