Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Day 12: 11-23 Combination Midfield Play

Profile Summary

David Norman
Name: David Norman
City: Fresno
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Last drill is running concurrent to combination play in the field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): PART

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PART (20 mins)

PART 20 MINS

4 MINS PLAY 1 MIN REST

AREA 15/15

HAVE TO WORK THE BALL THROUGH THE AREA

PROGRESS TO PLAYERS ROTATING ON THE OUTSIDE AND

OPPOSED PRACTICE

Possession

1.Create width and depth

2.Create space and angles to receive in order to retain

3.Playing forward as a priority

4.Rotation of players to retain possession / play forward

5.Understand playing away from pressure (Switch)

6.Confidence to protect the ball in tight areas

7.When to dribble / retain possession in tight areas

8.Transition on losing and gaining possession

Releasing skills

Passing

Short

Medium

Driven

Reverse

Chipped

Lofted

Swerved

1 touch round the corner

Safe side

When to play soft

When to play fast

Head


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination Play

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Combination Play (15 mins)

Setup

• Set up four cones in a diamond shape (20 x 12 yards).

• Each player stands at a cone.

• Player A has a ball.

Sequence

• Player A passes to B.

• B passes back to A, who passes to C.

• C passes back to A, who passes through to D.

• Repeat the passing sequence from the opposite end, with D as the starting point.

Variations

• Rotate players so they gain experience on each position.

• Each player uses two touches.

• Players B and C have one touch; A has two.

• Each player has one touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination play 2

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Combination play 2 (15 mins)

Setup

• Setup is the same as in Exercise 1.

Sequence

• Player A passes to B.

• B passes back to A, who passes to C.

• C passes back to A, who passes through to D.

• C turns and runs around the outside of the cone toward D.

• D passes to C, who passes back to D.

• Repeat the passing sequence from the opposite end, with D as the starting point.

Variations

• Rotate players so they gain experience on each position.

• Each player uses two touches.

• Players B and C have one touch; A has two.

• Each player has one touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination play 3

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Combination play 3 (15 mins)

Setup

• Setup is the same as in Exercise 1.

Sequence

• Player A passes to B.

• B passes back to A, who passes to C.

• C uses the outside of the front foot to pass to D (around the corner).

• C turns and runs around the cone toward D.

• D passes to C, who passes back to D.

• Repeat the passing sequence from the opposite end, with D as the starting point.

Variations

• Rotate players so they gain experience on each position.

• Each player uses two touches.

• Players B and C have one touch; A has two.

• Each player has one touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination play in the field

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Combination play in the field (20 mins)

Setup

• Set up a 30 x 45-yard field.

• Divide the field into three zones.

• Position four players in Zone A and four in Zone B.

Sequence

• Players in Zone A act as a back four and pass randomly to each other.

• After at least three consecutive passes, they pass into Zone B.

• Players in Zone B make movements to create space. They play one of the

three combinations from Exercises 1–3.

• When the combination is completed, players in Zone B move into Zone C

to act as the back four. Players in Zone A replace players in Zone B, and

the sequence starts over in the opposite direction.

Variations

• Each player uses two touches.

• Each player has one touch.

• Introduce your own game-related situations.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ReTeach 2nd Man Defending

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ReTeach 2nd Man Defending

Reteach 2nd man defending, while the other 8 players are completing combnation play

Focus on correct communication, Left, Right, Help

Pull out players who struggled with it last time: Pepe, David. Cumo, Pollo, anyone else?


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