Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): B00 Stage 5.4 (Start Time: 2014-09-18 18:45:00)

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1
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Stage 1 (30 mins)

Warm Up (Auggie)

Juggling (10min)

Dribbling (10min)

Resistance Belt Training (10 min)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Lofted Balls

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Lofted Balls (15 mins)

Playing lofted balls (15 min)

Set up: Goal set up in center of practice area. Players partner up with one on each side. Players make lofted passed to mate and mate returns lofted balls.

Variation: Players may get closer to one another. Players may move away from one another. Start receiving players on goal line & send them on runs away from passer to receive.

Coaching Points: Strike the lower half of the ball to get lift, planter foot behind the ball, follow through


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Coaching to defend as a team (20 min)

Set Up: 45 x 60 Area. 4-2-2 v 3-2-3

Focus on "Principles of Defense": Pressure, Delay, Cover, Balance, Compactness, Control and Restraint, Counterattack

Working with Orange Team: If opposition has good posession, get into a compact shape behind the ball.

Work with the forward unit 1st: Stay compact, communicate & shift to cut passing lanes. Patience and balance to make play the ball forward difficult. Dealy the play and keep the play in front of forwards, make it difficult to play the ball forward and centrally. Look for cues to close down (Poor 1st touch, slow ball played across the back, poor pass) and nearest forward pressures the ball as the second forward squeezes and covers. Work as a unit.

Midfield unit: Take up positions in relation to the ball and opposing midfield players. Midfielders get into positions to cover, track runners, intercept and press. Midfielders and forwards react as a unit as ball moves. If forward line is broken, midfielders track across to delay, stay compact and balanced to prevent balls to be played forward. If ball is played into midfield opposition, midfielders pressure, cover as forwards recover. If ball is played wide, nearest midfielder/forward pressures, delays and forces play into cover player.

Defensive Unit: As ball travels, the three lines stay compact and balanced and shift as a unit. Consider depth & balance for balls played over the top. Balls played to striker: closest player pressures, with quick cover from good angles and distances, along with Forwards/Midfielders reaction and recovery to pressure from the front. Long Balls: Communication on who attacks the ball as cover players get into early cover positions, along with midfelders tracking runners. Balls played negative or square: Squeeze the play as a unit and move up. Read the cues for long balls played over the back line and drop the back line to create depth & balance.

3 Lines as a Unit: Stay compact, balanced and have depth in relation to where the ball is. React quickly to the cues to provide cover and recovery. Midfielders recover and track runners

Coaching Points:

- Encourage teams to play a formation of 3 units: Defense, Midfield, Forwards

- Coach only one team

- Coach the topic

- Coach progressivly to connect the lines

- Connect lines in free play


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

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Stage 4 (20 mins)

Expanded Small sided Activity (20min)

3 v 6 + GKs counter attack

Orange attacks green. Green has 10 seconds to regain posession in their own half then immediately counter attack. 10min each team

Cp's- Good display of defensive priciples on green. Have your #3 and #2 immediately transition into the attack. Find your target player and utilize #'s. Finally, finish your chances!!!!!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 5

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Stage 5 (35 mins)

Final Activity

3 team transition games (3 minutes or first two goals)

Teams must connect three passes before scoring and use the GK as support

Variation-1 goal or 1 minute games to encourage faster transition

Cp's-fast paced, communicate, defend as a group and attack as a group, read ques to anticipate plays (eg. win the ball on the right-atttack the left side immediately to take advantage of the other team's weaknesses, put chances away


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