Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Phase 1: (Initiate attack): Week 3:Session 1

Profile Summary

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

Description

Phase 1: Initiatite Attack

Body Shape to Open

Types of pass

Forward passing

Switching Play


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 within defined area. Group 1 (blue) dribble through gates at pace and group 2 (Red) execute turns through the gates. Switch roles. Can set conditions ie right foot only, left foot only, sole only. Can also introduce different 1v1 moves and turns.

Progress to all players alternating between 1v1 moves and turns as move from one set of cones to the next

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 by having players perform different activities at every station and working with a partner.

a) Station 1: Two feet between hurdles and partner services ball at end for right and left feet volleys (insides)

b) Station 2: Shuffle between cones with two feet close together and partner serves ball for 1 touch passing

c) Station 3: 1 foot in ladder two fee out and partner serves ball at end for right and left volleys with laces.

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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique
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Technique (20 mins)

Organization:

Player 1 plays ball through gates to player 2 (in middle of square). Player 2 takes one touch for control, and plays ball back on 2nd touch to another player on the outside through the gates. Players on outside are restricted to 1 touch and must move and exchange positions on outside.

Coaching Points:

1)Quality of passing – pace/timing/accuracy

2)Practice with both feet

3)Checked run is "an open c" for central player

4)Quality of 1st touch

5)Awareness of space – glance over shoulder when receive

6)Work at high tempo

Progressions:

1) Add 2nd player to middle area and two players in middle combine before passng back to an outside player.

2) Add defender in middle so 2v1 in middle.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG-Switching Play

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SSG-Switching Play (20 mins)

Organization:

SSG - 5v5 +2 wingers. Team in possession must use wingers on outside to switch play before can create goal-scoring opportunity. To provide players with success, defending team cannot intercept until 2nd wide player takes 1st touch before crossing. To challenge strikers with good movement, must finish 1st touch. Start with zone restrictions ie defenders must stay in their zone, attackers can move to any zone

Coaching Points:

1) Keep possession and look to engage 1st wide player in combination play

2) Quick passing around and through defenders

3) Quick switch of attack to unbalance defence

4) Decision making- when to pass or dribble

5) Decsion-making - when to overload

Progressions:

1) Take away zone restrictions

2) Make it competetive ie 2 points for a switch of attack, 1 point for a goal


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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