Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): COACH DEFENDERS HOW TO COUNTER ATTACK ON GAINING POSSESSION ON THE BALL

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JOERG HESS
Name: JOERG HESS
City: Mount Forest
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): P 10

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

Session Name: P10 - Coach Defenders how to counter - attack on gaining possession of the ball ! Phase of Play

Field size:70 x 50 m / 8 v 8 / Coaching the black team / Formation of my team 4 : 3 : 1 - ( 2 full backs - 2 centre backs, 1 holding midfielder, 2 attacking midfielder , 1 striker

Formation of opposition: 4 : 3 : 1 ( Target player ) + Goal Keeper

Area to coach: My teams defensive Line

Primary players: My back 4 - Secondary players: attacking midfielders , striker

Objectives: Spoil the attack, tackling, intercept the ball to start counter attack

Starting point: Opponents holding Midfielder makes a high risk pass to his striker

Key-Factors:

Decision making, First touch, Pass or run, providing a pass and supporting it, positive movement, timing,

Coaching points:

Defend deep - invite pressure - after gaining possession we have 10 seconds to start the counter-attack - decision making based on pressure - first touch - head up - can the player make a pass and support it - can the player dribble - numbers up - surprise the attacking team - generate crosses - attack wide - attack the 18 yard box -

create shots on goal -

Keep possession if no area of attack is available, cycle the ball and start fresh

Keep it game realistic - manage the opposition

Why: Attacking team is off-balance

When: In transition

Where: Def/Mid 3rds, interception

How: With pace, spoiling the opponents attack, forward runs, forward movement -positive attacking mode


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