Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Using the holding midfielder to connect the 3rds (Start Time: 2014-06-10 18:00:00)

Profile Summary

Continental Football Club
Name: Continental Football Club
City: Philadelphia
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Overall Objective: Continue the development of the players ability to maintain possession. Progress from playing out of the back and now focus on when its in the midfield. What is the team shape and how will that help the attitude for the players to stay calm in possession.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch Y #1

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
Simple Passing and body position when receiving on the half turn
Technical
Tactical
Angles to support the ball from the defensive players
Technical
Physical
Active warm up, Speed Agility and Quickness worrk incorparated
Technical
Psychological
speed of though and concentration on basic techniques
Technical
Social
High energy warm up . with a competative component

Dutch Y #1 (15 mins)

Organisation

As shown above. A 20 yard long Y. 2 players on each cone.

Description #1

Player #1 starts with the ball. Player #2 is the central midfielder and trigger for the activity. When he creates an angle to recieve the ball player #1 passes to his feet. Player #2 opens up with the ball to play forward to player #3. Player #3 dribbles back to the start passing through the ladder with the ball.

Description #2

Player #1 starts with the ball. Player #2 is the central midfielder and trigger for the activity. When he creates an angle to recieve the ball player #1 passes to his feet. Player #2 lays the ball back to player #1. Player#1 passes the ball to Player #3. Player #3 dribbles back to the start passing through the ladder with the ball. All players move on to the next position in the activity.

MAKE BOTH PROGRESSIONS COMPETATIVE: first group to get 10 balls back to the starting position

Coaching Points

Midfielder must show for the ball and always recieve on the half turn.

Create seperation form the defender

Look over shoulder before recieving the ball to see if you can turn.

Speed , Accuracy and Quality of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch #3 & #4

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dutch #3 & #4
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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
Simple Passing and body position when receiving on the half turn
Technical
Tactical
Angles to support the ball from the defensive players
Technical
Physical
Active warm up, Speed Agility and Quickness worrk incorparated
Technical
Psychological
speed of though and concentration on basic techniques
Technical
Social
High energy warm up . with a competative component

Dutch #3 & #4 (15 mins)

Organisation

As shown above. A 20 yard long Y. 2 players on each cone.

Description #3

Player #1 starts with the ball. Player #2 is the central midfielder and trigger for the activity. When he creates an angle to recieve the ball player #1 passes to his feet. Player #2 lays the ball back to player #1. Player#1 passes the ball to Player #3. Player # spins to create seperation and combines with player#3 .

Description #4

Player #1 starts with the ball. Player #2 is the central midfielder and trigger for the activity. When he creates an angle to recieve the ball player #1 passes to his feet. Player #2 lays the ball to player #4. Player#4 passes the ball to Player #3. Player #3 Lays the ball back to the supporting player #2 who combines back to player #3. All players move on to the next position in the activity.

MAKE BOTH PROGRESSIONS COMPETATIVE: first group to get 10 balls back to the starting position

Coaching Points

Midfielder must show for the ball and always recieve on the half turn.

Create seperation form the defender by creative and dynamic movement.

Look over shoulder before recieving the ball to see if you can turn.

Speed , Accuracy and Quality of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Creating Midfield possession picture

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
Able to perform technical activities under pressure
Technical
Tactical
Defensive players awareness to play midfielders early when under pressure. Midfeilders overall ability to maintain shape but also have creativity in movement.
Technical
Physical
Half Feild Activity / Medium intensity activity
Technical
Psychological
Better understanding of the fundermental principals of how to use central midfielders effectively in our shape. Midfeild players must show confidence and clear decision making when on the ball.
Technical
Social
Team activity / competative /

Creating Midfield possession picture (30 mins)

Set Up

As shown

Progression # 1

Nobody allowed to move between zones. Numbers up in midfield (3v1)

Coaching Points

Create the attacking shape early/ Make movement related to the trigger midfeilder / dont get flat as midfield / Movement of front 3 when the midfielders have space to play forward

Progression # 2

Neutral midfielder must recieve ball in defensive 3rd before moving into the other 3rds.

Coaching Points

Reaction to winning possesion back look to show for the ball early. Create shape related to the first midfielder to receive the ball.

Progression #3

Player from defending 3rd can apply pressure in midfield 3rd. The attacking midfiled player can join the attacking zone.

Coaching Points

Awareness of where the pressure is coming from. Recongixe the weakness in the oppositions defensive shape. Execute quality in the final third


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game 8v8

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Small Sided Game 8v8 (25 mins)

Set Up

Half field 8v8

Progressions

2 touch

5 yard sprint after you connect a pass

Must use your CM in possesion before you can score.

Coaching Points

Address all apsects of the session to this point. In the flow of the game


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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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