Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00 Emerald - Out of possession in midfield

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Topic: Out of possession in middle 1/3Objectives:  + Improve #6/10 cutting off passing lanes+ Improve back line reading when to stop vs. drop+ Improve 7/11 providing weakside support centrally


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): I - Tech WU

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I - Tech WU (20 mins)

Passing Diamond to Practice Initial Pressure

Pass right, move left after pass. Person opposite of player receiving ball will travel as ball travels to arrive and apply pressure (no tackling). Work on reading the play and sprinting to get pressure before getting under control to make play predictable.

Dynamic movements when moving between lines:

Fast skipping, butt kickers, high knees, power skips, lateral bounding, hamstring extensions, straight leg extensions, carioca

Add in move before pass (after receiving with far foot):

Stepover+take, Scissor+take, Mathews


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): II - 6v4 Rondo

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II - 6v4 Rondo (20 mins)

Intervals:

2 min work / 1 min rest x 3 sets

Rotate teams after 10 minutes

Setup:

40x40 grid as shown (in midfield)

3 teams of 6 (3rd team working on 1v1s)

Activity:

Team in possession tries to complete 10 passes for a goal. Team out of possession must have #'s 4 & 9 step off so it's only 4 defenders.

Coaching Points:

~Initial pressure make play predictable

~Travel as ball travels ("as ball arrives, so do I")

~See one, screen one when providing cover (check shoulder)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): II - 6v6

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II - 6v6 (20 mins)

Intervals:

Games are 2 minutes or until 1 team scores.

3rd team waiting is doing ball mastery: Snakes, 4 shuffles + rolls,

Setup:

3 teams of 6

40x55 field (midfield) with 6 gates for goals.

Teams setup as shown - 6v6

Activity:

Dynasty - team that scores stays on.

Coaching Points:

~Initial pressure on ball - angle, distance -> make play predictable

~Cover behind ball - see one, screen one

~Balance across field to keep compact - guard most dangerous player/goal nearer to ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): III - 8v8 with counter gates

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III - 8v8 with counter gates (25 mins)

Intervals:

3 x 7 min games

Setup:

3/4 field - 55 x 70

Defending team in 1-2-3-2

Attacking team in 4-3-1

Activity:

Ball starting positions: behind gates, with GK, throw ins, kick off

Attacking team scores in big goal. Defending team scores by dribbling through any gate.

Coaching Points:

~When player on ball has time and space, back 3 should drop

~When ball goes away from our goal (backward pass), back 3 should push up (steal 5 yards)

~Weakside wide player (7/11) needs to recover centrally and behind ball

~6/10 check shoulders to deny passing lanes to other team's CF


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): IV - 8v8

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IV - 8v8 (25 mins)

1-2-3-3 vs. 1-4-2-1

Normal rules. Play two 10 minute halves.


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 4
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