Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Technical:Tactical - Movements & Combinations - Midfielders

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Jose Manuel Figueira
Name: Jose Manuel Figueira
City: Auckland
Country: New Zealand
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part I - Technical

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Part I - Technical (10 mins)

Organization

- 25 x 25 diamond set up as shown

- 1x Mannequin set up as shown in center of diamond

- 6 to 8 Players set up as shown around diamond

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Activity

- Exercise follows same same passing/movement sequence left & right: 1 to 6

- (1) central players checks away from behind mannequin to receive the ball

- (2) player who plays in supports pass & receives back

- (3) pass played to opposite end which is then set back

- (4) set back is played to player from mannequin who then plays round the corner wide (left or right)

- (5) checks away from pole to receive round the corner pass which is set back for give & go

- (6) give and go around pole, receive through ball & dribble to top

- All players move on one position forward

- Activity repeats with passing/moving sequence going opposite direction (left & right)

Coaching Points

- Movement: Awareness of team mate & ball, timing of movement to receive & play quickly

- Body Shape: Can you receive with open body shape to aid next action

- Pass: Accuracy, weight & quality of pass. Can you play 1 touch to speed up play?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part II - Technical/Tactical 3v2

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Part II - Technical/Tactical 3v2 (10 mins)

Organization

- 25 x 35 area set up as shown

- 6 players (3 Attackers, 3 Defenders)

- 2 Mini Goals set up as shown

- 1 Mannequin set up as shown in center of area

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Activity - (1)

- Players combine, move & pass the ball from one end to the other

- Players are set up in same positions as per previous exercise. The passing sequence is also identical to that of the previous exercise

- Once ball reaches player on the side (right or left) the activity now transitions into a 3v2 game

Activity - (2)

- Activity transitions into a 3v2 game, with Yellow players as Attackers & Red players Defenders

- Attacking players aim to score in either Mini Goal

- If Defenders win the ball they aim to work together & dribble the ball over opposite end line

Coaching Points

- Movement: Awareness of team mate & ball, timing of movement to receive & play quickly

- Body Shape: Can you receive with open body shape to aid next action

- Pass: Accuracy, weight & quality of pass. Can you play 1 touch to speed up play?

- Awareness: Can you spot overload opportunities - create 2v1 overloads?

- Finishing: Be direct & attack quickly. Penertrate space infront, between & behind to attract Defenders!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part III - Tactical 4v3

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Part III - Tactical 4v3 (15 mins)

Organzation

- 30 x 45 area set up as shown (area split into two by halfway line)

- 9 Players (4 Attackers, 3 Defenders & 2 Goalkeepers)

- 2 Full Size goals set up as shown

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Activity

- Play begins from goalkeeper who plays with the Attackers (Yellow)

- Players are restricted to their zones (Yellows = 2 in each zone, Red = 1 in each + duel zone player)

- Attackers aim to build possession & attack goal at opposite end. If Defenders win the ball they can score also

- If ball goes out of play or a goal is scored, play begins immediately with opposite goalkeeper who must always play to Attackers (Yellows)

- After set time rotate the Defenders out

Coaching Points

- Movement: Awareness of team mate & ball, timing of movement to receive & play quickly

- Body Shape: Can you receive with open body shape to aid next action

- Pass: Accuracy, weight & quality of pass. Can you play 1 touch to speed up play?

- Awareness: Can you spot overload opportunities - create 2v1 overloads?

- Finishing: Be direct & attack quickly. Penertrate space infront, between & behind to attract Defenders!

Progression

P - Introduce offside

P - Unlock all players. Can now roam around the field

P - Attackers must finish with 1-touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part IV - Tactical SSG

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Part IV - Tactical SSG (25 mins)

Organization

- Full pitch set up as shown (Box to Box)

- 30 x 30 smaller central box set up as shown

- 14 Players (6 Attackers, 6 Defenders & 2 Goalkeepers)

- 2 Full Size Goals set up as shown

- 1 Ball (addtiional on outside)

Activity

- Both teams aim to keep possession & score in opposite end. Game is directional

- Each team is set up in a 2-3-2 formation

- Unit's of both teams are "locked" inside their 1/3 (i.e. 3v3 in middle)

- Players are only able to move & support in next 1/3 when in possession of the ball to create overloads (see diagram)

- When possession is lost player must return

- Normal game rules are played: offisides, throw ins. However no corners for quick restarts

- Play always restarts from Goalkeeper

Coaching Points

- Movement: Awareness of team mate & ball, timing of movement to receive & play quickly

- Body Shape: Can you receive with open body shape to aid next action

- Combination: Execution & timing of link play. Can you play 1 touch to speed up play?

- Awareness: Can you spot overload opportunities? Isolate opposition players 2v1!

- Finishing: Be direct & attack quickly. Penertrate space infront, between & behind to attract Defenders!

Progression

P - Can only enter next third with a pass

P - 1 Touch finishing in attacking 1/3


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