Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Phase 2: Initiate Attack-Week 2, Session 2

Profile Summary

Ian McClurg
Name: Ian McClurg
City: Ancaster
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Phase 2: Finish Attacks. Introduce overlaps and 3rd man runs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm--Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm--Up
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Warm--Up (20 mins)

Organization

1 ball/player. Players dribble to a player opposite executing core fast footwork moves. Start initially with groups working one at a time. Then progress to all groups working. Add in tennis balls and smaller balls (size 1 skills balls) to challenge players.

Coaching Points:

1) Ball under close control - 1 step away

2) Quick feet - on toes

3) Positive touches -with intent

4) Head up to see options


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ
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SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

3 lines of players. Work on Speed, Agility and Quickness.

a) Begin by having players plant right foot inbetween 1st and 2nd cones and hold for balance. Then plant left foot inbetween next two cones and hold for balance etc

b) Progress to repeating this type of work sideways

c) Progress to two feet in and two feet out sequence between cones

Coaching Points:

1)Importance of 1st step – use back leg as spring

2)Pump Arms for power

3)Keep head steady

4)On toes - stay off heals

Progression:

Make it competetive with races


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique/Tactical

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Technique/Tactical (20 mins)

Organization:

Server plays in to attacker. Attackers play 2v2 towards goal with support from two players wide to create a 4v2.

Coaching Points:

1)Quality and types of passing – pace/timing/accuracy

2)Practice with both feet

3) Intelligent movement to create clean passing lanes

4)Awareness of space – glance over shoulder when receive

5)Work at high tempo

6) Communication

Progressions:

1) Attackers must receive ball while moving into space (not at feet)

2) Players must score with 1st time finish

3) Add additional defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Organization:

SSG - 4v2. Defenders serve ball into four attacking players. The four attacking players attempt to score versus the two defending players using quick combination play. Four attackers restricted to three touches maximum and must score from within the penalty area. To discourage the defenders from simply dropping back to protect the penalty area, the attacking team earns a goal if can make ten successive passes without interception.

Coaching Points:

1) Movement, speed, disguise of runs

2) Quickhigh tempo passing combinatons

3) Timing of runs to create over-laps and 3rd man runs (lose markers)

4) Types of crosses/finishing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)

Let them play! For quick transition, set the condition that once score must then attack the opposite goal


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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