Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Switching play through back 4

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

~Improve #1 support play

~Improve use of #6/#8 to play inside and then out

~Improve #2/3 losing mark


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build out of back shadow play

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build out of back shadow play
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Build out of back shadow play (15 mins)

Setup:

2 teams

half of field with pugg goals on endlines

Activity:

2 teams working in opposite directions (picture only shows one team).

Each team gets ball from pugg goal and builds out of back to score in opposite pugg goal with a 1-time finish. Ball must switch sides at least 3 times before scoring.

After scoring, jog back to original goal to get a new ball and repeat (teams always go the same direction).

Rules:

Each player on the team must touch the ball at least once before shooting;

Maximum 2 touch;

1 touch if facing own goal

Coaching Points:

+ Using inside-outside patterns to move ball up field

+ Off ball movement to see ball and next target (player or goal)

+ 1st touch to setup pass on 2nd touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo: 5v3 Competition

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Rondo: 5v3 Competition (20 mins)

Intervals:

2 min work + 1 min. rest x 5 reps = 15 min

Setup:

2 teams of 8

2 grids of 20x20 separated

Activity:

Team of 5 tries to complete 10 passes for a goal.

Defensive team tries to win ball and score in counter goal.

Coaching Points:

~ Create a U shape across back line with #6 acting as pivot

~ Check shoulder as ball travels to see if switch is on

~ Look to skip a player when moving ball across field (faster)

~ Try play with a 2-touch rhythm


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v5 1/3 field SSG

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7v5 1/3 field SSG (30 mins)

Intervals:

4 min + 1 min rest x 5 reps = 25 min

Setup:

1/3 of field with gates facing backwards

1-4-3 vs. 2-3

Activity:

Ball starts: throw-in, free kick, blue team. Also start ball with throw-in close to endline.

Attackers score in backwards puggs.

Defenders score in counter attack pugg goals that are central on top of 18.

Progressions:

+ Add more defenders (build to 7v6)

Coaching Points:

+ Face the field

+ Receive far foot

+ Look for numerical advantage (at least 2v1)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v8 to scoring zone

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9v8 to scoring zone (20 mins)

Intervals:

5 minutes work + 2 minutes rest x 3 intervals

Setup:

Half field

1-4-2-2 vs 0-3-1-3

Activity:

Each team gets 7 balls each to try to score. White team scores by getting ball into scoring zone. Blue team scores in big goal.

Coaching Points:

~ Check shoulder as ball travels

~ Look down field first, then short

~ Look to skip a line when passing

~ #1 moving to support play side to side


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v9

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9v9 (10 mins)

9v9

1-4-2-1 vs. 1-3-2-3


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