Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Rondos

Profile Summary

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

Description

Rondo with groups of 9-12 players.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v1

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4v1 (20 mins)

Set up: (5 players)

6'x6' area with 4v1 as shown. Object is for the team of 4 to keep possession. Play intensely for 1-2 minutes, then swap defender OR swap every time the defender intercepts a pass.

*If an extra player they can have a 'play-maker' role in the midle and link up with the team that has possession*

Coaching points:

- Quick decisive movement by the outside players and supporting 2, and the inside 'play maker'.

- Create space to receive pass.

- Open body shape to receive.

- Defenders stay compact, move as a unit to cut off passing lanes.

Progression:

- Limit the touches (1-2 touches).

- Can't play back to where the pass came from.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v2

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7v2 (20 mins)

Set up: (9 players)

15'x15' area with 7v2 as shown. Object is for the team of 7 to keep possession. Play intensely for 2-3 minutes, then swap defenders OR swap every time a defender intercepts a pass.

*If an extra player they can have a 'play-maker' role in the midle and link up with the team that has possession*

Coaching points:

- Quick decisive movement by the outside players and supporting 2, and the inside 'play maker'.

- Create space to receive pass.

- Open body shape to receive.

- Defenders stay compact, move as a unit to cut off passing lanes.

Progression:

- Limit the touches (1-2 touches).

- Can't play back to where the pass came from.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 + 3

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3v3 + 3 (20 mins)

Set up: (9 players)

15'x15' area with 3v3+3 as shown. Object is for team in possession (black to start) to maintain that possession with assistance from the reds. Play intensely for 5-10 minutes, then swap teams (greens go outside, black come inside to defend). Repeat.

*If an extra player they can have a 'play-maker' role in the midle and link up with the team that has possession*

Coaching points:

-Quick decisive movement by the outside players and supporting 2, and the inside 'play maker'.

-Open body shape to receive.

-Defenders stay compact, move as a unit to cut off passing lanes.

Progression:

-Rather than play for a fixed time, incorporate a transition: when greens win the ball, they quickly distribute to a red, then swap places with black and continue in possession until black win the ball back.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4+4

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4v4+4 (20 mins)

Set up: (12 players)

20'x30' area with 4v4+4 as shown. Object is for team in possession (Red to start) to maintain that possession with assistance from the reds. Play intensely for 5-10 minutes, then swap teams (greens go outside, black come inside to defend). Repeat.

*If an extra player they can have a 'play-maker' role in the midle and link up with the team that has possession*

Coaching points:

- Quick decisive movement by the outside players and supporting 2, and the inside 'play maker'.

- Create space to receive pass.

- Open body shape to receive.

- Defenders stay compact, move as a unit to cut off passing lanes.

Progression:

-Rather than play for a fixed time, incorporate a transition: when greens win the ball, they quickly distribute to a black, then swap places with the reds and continue in possession until black win the ball back.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3+3 v 3+3

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3+3 v 3+3 (20 mins)

Set up: (12 players)

20'x30' area with 3+3 v 3+3 as shown. Object is for the teams to keep possession. Two teams work together to keep ball from the oppoents (Red+blacks v Greens+yelows). Play intensely for 5-10 minutes, then swap teams (Red+green v Black+yellow). Repeat.

Coaching points:

-Quick decisive movement by the outside players and supporting 2, and the inside 'play maker'.

-Open body shape to receive.

-Defenders stay compact, move as a unit to cut off passing lanes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 +3

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4v4 +3 (20 mins)

Set Up: (11 players).

20'x30' area 4v4 +3. When the 4 defenders win the ball they go out and replace the attacking 4 outside in which they come in and become the new defending 4.

*if an extra player make it 4v4 +4 with the across 4 changing every set.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3+4 goal rondo

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3v3+4 goal rondo (20 mins)

Set Up: 3v2+4 (9 players)/ 3v2(+1 netural/GK) +4 (10 players) 4v4+4 (12 players) 5v5 (+1 netural) + 4 (15 players).

30'x30' area. When the defenders win the ball they try to score in any of the 4 corner goals. On doing so, they are replaced by one of the other teams.

*add goalkeeper(s) as netural players who support the team with possession to create an overload.

Coaching points:

- Create a defensive 'trap'.

- Press and force play/errors.

- Look for a qucik steel in a corner.

- Shoot as quick as possible.


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