Football/Soccer Session (U16): Midfield defending (Start Time: 2015-04-06 18:30:00)

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Mike Ditta, Adult Member

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Mike Ditta
Name: Mike Ditta
City: Yorba Linda
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): P/R PSV

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): P/R PSV
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P/R PSV (10 mins)

Passing and receiving with attention to detail on central players movement and final run and pass, and defending inside channel when pressuring

Setup

Two lines at each end, with two central players in the middle

Group A- Player A plays into 1st central player, who lays off to on coming player B, player B plays into 2nd central player, player A continues diagonal run to support 2nd central player who lays it off to A, player A receives ball from 2nd central player and plays to player D making a penetrating run. C quickly closes inside channel after A passes to D. Player B continues runs across diagonal to line of player C

Rotation- A to D to B to C, D to B and C to A or A to C1 B to A, C1 to C2 to C to D

Group B- Same applies now going in opposite direction.

Central players remain in middle. Passing players end up in line in front of them.

Central Players one touch, outside players two touch. Eventually everyone one touch

3:00/:30

Focus

Central movement and spacing

attention to detail on pace and accuracy of pass

taking care of personal space ahead of time

sync timing of movements and passes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Midfield defending SSG

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Midfield defending SSG (25 mins)

Midfield defending focus on denying combinations, switch and forward passes

Setup

Area 60 x4 0yds, divided into 8 grids, each measuring 20 x 15yds with

appropriate size goals at each end

6 players, arranged 8 v 8

balls by each goal

off-side rules apply over the halfway line.

Sequence

play starts CB

Team in possession, look to build play through good ball retention and controlled possession, with the objective of scoring on goals opponent is defending

Defending team look to counter-attack on gaining possession

Open play continues until ball is out of play

Focus

Main factor affecting decision to press ball is whether pressing

player can affect player in possession and force error

Early recognition of possible opportunity by individuals to force

errors and unsettle opponents seeking to gain composed possession

Understanding the need to remain compact centrally as a team, sliding

across, marking and covering when opposition are established

in position

Defending team remain compact and concentrate numbers in area of

field where ball, is with good spacing and appropriate depth

If defensive block is established: decision to press

ball needs to be taken.

If not involved in pressing: other D’s mark, cover or balance.

Communication between players, especially those from behind, who

have a clearer picture of oppositions team arrangements.

Understanding of transition from defending to breaking out to create

width and attack.

Options

-If defending team gains possession it has limited time 7secs

to counter-attack and strike on goal.

-Counter-attacking team limited to 5 passes before taking shot

-Defending team remain compact & concentrate numbers in area of

field where ball, is with good spacing & appropriate depth.

-If defensive block is established: decision to press

ball needs to be taken.

-If not involved in pressing: other D’s mark, cover or balance.

-Communication between players, especially those from behind, who

have a clearer picture of oppositions team arrangements.

-Understanding of transition from defending to breaking out to create

width & attack.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match play

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Match play (30 mins)


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Pitch Line 1
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