Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Tech Night #7

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Nathan Fleming, Adult Member

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Nathan Fleming
Name: Nathan Fleming
City: Fort Collins
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill #1 - Directional Possession

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill #1 - Directional Possession
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Drill #1 - Directional Possession

Directional Possession

Terminology

"change it" or "Switch it"

"release out of pressure"

- two teams in the middle with neutrals on either end of the field

- team looks to play one side of the square, keep possession and play the opposite side = 1 point

- if possession is lost, you must restart

- 90 sec games, rotate neutrals

COACHING POINTS:

1) Once the ball is switched, create angles of support to receive the ball

2) Find passing lanes that are able to "break lines" or take defenders out of the play

3) If possession is lost, try and win the ball back under 5 seconds.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill #2 - Two- Square

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Drill #2 - Two- Square

Three Team 2-Square

Terminology

"expand"

"break lines"

"find your passing lines"

- Coach plays ball into either square

- Defensive team sends in 1 player to win the ball back

- Attacking team will look to connect 4 passes and split the defensive team into the opposite box

**If possession is lost. defensive team takes the square. Team who lost possession lines up between squares and is the new defensive team

**Progression: -Add another defender - must complete 5-7 passes before the switch

Coaching Points:

1) Expand to create space

2) Create Passing Lines

3) Speed of play (get the defense off balance, mobility off the ball)

SIZE OF EXERCISE: each square 10 X 20 yds, 7 yd gap between squares


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