Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Overlap and Overlap as a Decoy

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Alejandro Fernandez
Name: Alejandro Fernandez
City: Union
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Semi/Fully Opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Semi/Fully Opposed
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Technical Semi/Fully Opposed

Organization:

1. 20x15 areas (x3)

2. Players evenly distributed.

3. Plenty of balls.

Instructions:

Two Options

Option A (shown by red players)

1. Player A passes to player B who checks wide.

2. Player B opens up and passes to player C.

3. Player C drives at player B.

4. Player D overlaps to receive from player C.

5. Rotation: player A moves to B, B to C, C to D, D to A.

Option B (shown by blue players)

1. Same start.

2. This time, player C uses D as a decoy (scissor to fake pass) and continues to dribble on his own.

3. Same rotation as previous.

Coaching Points:

1. Player in possession - drive inwards, at defender.

2. Dribble with foot nearest to supporting player.

3. Observe defender's position - which option is on?

4. Timing of pass.

5. Pass to overlapping player with outside of nearest foot.

6. Supporting player - timing of run.

7. Recognition of space/creation of space.

8. Communication.

Progressions:

1. Add a goal at starting endline (by player A). Players C and D play 2v1 against B on way back.

2. 2v1 to goal is fully opposed whereas previous rotations are semi-opposed (passive pressure).


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