Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Technical session for small squad size

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Robbie Hope
Name: Robbie Hope
City: Elgin
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

1v1 moves using a variety of scenarios, all including a target goal finish. Then a 2v2 game with 4 goals challenging the players to work together to win the ball and create scoring chances for team mates. Final game is a bit of fun, encouraging retention of the ball and best use of overloads.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stop turn race.

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stop turn race.
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Stop turn race. (10 mins)

15x20 area with 2 teams.

Both players go together and perform2 stop turns within the box before dribbling forward to shoot at the goal.

First player to score wins a point for his team.

Each team gets 2 goes each then swap sides.

*good first touch

*composed moves and speedy finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Step on and defend

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Step on and defend (10 mins)

15x20 area. 2 teams. Blue cones are added for the progression only.

Red dribbles into the red box and steps on the ball, then runs round the cone (adjustable) to defend whilst blue runs into the box and dribbles forward to score a point for his team.

Each player gets 2 attempts then swap. If time play a mirror image so players attack/defend from the opposite sides.

*good first touch

*protection of space - block defenders run OR run away from it

*early accurate shooting

Progression:

Players must dribble thru the blue gate before shooting.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turn and shoot game

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Turn and shoot game (10 mins)

15x20 area with 2 teams. Blue cones added later.

Blue passes into 1st red who stands between the cones (adjustable).

Red receives, turns and goes for goal whilst blue attempts to pressurise and force a miss.

Either player scoring gets a point for his team.

*use a move to create a good position for shot

*block the recovery run

Teams get 2 attempts per player, then swap over.

Poor passes are penalised by an unopposed attack with a 1 touch finish.

Progression:

Players must dribble thru the blue gate before shooting. This gate also prevents attackers from just allowing the pass to run ahead without taking any sort of a controlling touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1st touch and shoot

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1st touch and shoot (10 mins)

15x20 area with 2 teams.

Red passes in and runs outside cone to defend.

Blue runs to take the pass on the run, control and score under side pressure from red.

Each goal is a point for the team.

*good first touch setting the shot up

*use body to block the defenders run

Reds feed twice each, then swap over.

Progress by feeding from the bottom and running from the top positions.

Poor passes are penalised by an unopposed attack with a 1 touch finish.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 wide game.

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2v2 wide game. (20 mins)

20x30 area. Coach feeds into the pitch.

*vary feed to challenge the players to take the initiative as to which players enter

Blues and reds field 2 players each to score in the goals.

Losing team replaces ball at coaches feet.

Teams decide themselves who plays with the rule that each player can score only 1 goal each, when the rule is reset. They can play out to swap players after winning the ball.

Progression :

The team winning the ball must pass out to a 3rd team mate and then go 3v2 to goal.

If they then lose the ball the opposing team pass out to gain a 3rd player and the most advanced losing player goes off.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG 5 ball game.

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SSG 5 ball game. (15 mins)

30x20 area.

Teams play normal game except that when a ball goes out of play, the player who last touched the ball retrieves it. Play continues 4v3 with a throw-in using the nearest ball.

The retrieving player replaces the ball on the now empty cone.

When a goal is scored the defending team pass or dribble out using the ball in the goal.


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