Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Build Up Play In Midfield (Pre-season) (Start Time: 2013-08-06 02:05:00)

Profile Summary

Michael Smith
Name: Michael Smith
City: Asbury
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Developing movement and mobility in attack


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Screen 1 (20 mins)

PDA Gunners 9-11am Tuesday August 6th

Combination Play related to 4-3-3 formation.

Ball is dropped down by Left Attacker into Attacking Midfield Player who switches across to the Holding Midfield Player. The ball is fired in to the Target Forward who lays a ball off to the oposite Attacking Midfielder who is supporting underneath playing behind into the opposite outside forward who slams a ball across for the Target Forward who has spun away into the box to finish.

Coaching Points

Quality and Technique of Driven Pass from Holding Midfield Player into Target Forward Player

Speed of Link up between Target Forward and Attacking Mid (underneath)

Quality of Cross and Finish

Timing of Run from Forward (late and fast)


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Build Up Play In Midfield in a Functional Practice

(Blue Coaches team) Holding Mid, 2 Attacking Mids and Front 3 vs ( Opponent) Goalkeeper, Back and 1 CM

Focus is on looking for pattern and build up play between the Mids and Forwards.

Progression

2 Outside Backs are added blue. 2 Outside Mids are added red.

Coaching Points

Angles of Support

Risk or Retain

Mobility

Width

Penetration


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Warm up (wrongly placed should be slide 1)

6v3 transition game 2x 20x20 yard area's boxes

Players focus on keeping the ball until they can play forward into next zone. 2 attackers and 2 defenders follow.

Progression

a) Combination to get out b) set number of passes c)minmize touches d) increase pressure all based on needs of the team.

Coaching Points

Body shape to receive (half turn)

Awarenss and decision-making

When to play forwards (Risk vs Retain)

Support play (angles and distances)

Improvisation (disguise and deception)


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9v9 Small Sided Game

Coaches Team 1-3-2-3 vs Opponent 1-4-2-2

Coaching Points

Support play in midfield utilizing the triangles between the Outside Defender, Closest AM and Outside Forward in area's where the team is numbers up.

Penetrating run from the weak side Attacking Mid to support the attack as play is secured to the Left Outside Forward and the red midfield players are eliminated.

Timing of run Target Center forward looking to receive between/behind the two red center backs

Right Outside Forward far post run.

Speed of transition

Options to finish


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11v11 game

4-3-3 coaches team blue vs 4-4-2 Red


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