Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Enouraging Width NSCAA lvl5 session

Profile Summary

David Norman
Name: David Norman
City: Fresno
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Flank Play (Coaching Notes)

-When opponenets are compact in their defending third nof the field making it difficult to penetrate centrally

-Important when changing the point of attack

-Important when numbers up in the attacking thirds

-Overloading the middle and final thirds with wide backs

-Emphasize the technique of aerial crosses(driven, bent, on ground). Dribbling at the near post when defender is beat


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SI Technical Warmup Triangle Passing

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SI Technical Warmup Triangle Passing (15 mins)

SI Technical Warmup "Triangle Passing"

-Pairs of two pass around the triangle of cones

-12 players, equals 6 triangles

-5 yds between the cones

-Players working go for :30 Seconds

A

-Working player sprints to cone 1. Passer spilts cones, and then reciever plays 2 touch back to passer and then goes around to cone 3 to recieve 2nd pass

-Progression: 2 touch R and L

B

-Working player sprints to cone 1, plays the ball back, spins around and looks for spilt btwn cones 2 and 3. Plays ball back around 2 and goes again

C

- Reciever starts on cone 3, sprints to cone 1 where the passer plays ball to the cone! Recieving player hits the ball back 1 touch and back pedals to cone 3 to start the process over again at cone 2

D

-Passer has the ball in their hands and tosses to cones 1 and 2

-Reciever plays the ball back to the passer without the ball hitting the ground

- Shuffling btwn the cones

-Feet/feet, thigh/foot, chest/foot, double touches w/ laces, side volley, double heads


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SII Small Sided Activity 3 Goals Switch Game

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SII Small Sided Activity 3 Goals Switch Game (25 mins)

SII Small Sided Activity "Switch Game"

-50x30 space(12 cones)

-6v6 + 1 Keeper

-12 players

play 5-10 mins and then switch directions, to enourage both crosses and shots on the small goals

Objectives:

-Teams can only attack from the flank, ball must be played through the stake goals prior to a cross (full goal) or shooting on the small goals.

-Only attacking players can move into the wide channels when their team has the ball

Coaching Points:

-Change the point of attack as quick as possible

-Get your width, "heels on the line"

Progressions:

-Can add 1 defender to apply pressure in the channels

-Can add 1 attacker into the channels

-Stress the importance getting wingbacks into the attack


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SIII Expanded Small Side Activity Wide Channel Play-Crossing

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SIII Expanded Small Side Activity Wide Channel Play-Crossing (30 mins)

SIII Expanded Small Side Activity "Wide Channel Play-Crossing"

-Goal line to half field

-16 players

-6v6

-Two channels along the side with two neutral outside mids who play crosses to whichever team played them the ball

Progression:

1 defender can enter the channel and one attacking player can support in the grid

Coaching Points

-Switch the field and get your width

-"Heels on the Line"

-Quality crosses, driven balls not floaters on the ground to near post, 2nd 6 or in the air driving back post


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SIV Match

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SIV Match (20 mins)

Stage IV Match

-11v11 or 8v8 depending on age group

-goals scored from crosses are worth two

Coach during the run of play, pull individuals aside and let play continue, full stop, correct and restart

verbally enourage players when they play wide, watch for players who squish the field when they dont have the ball and help them to stay wide in a position to still recieved the ball, ie not hiding from the ball.


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