Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Positioning Game - BPO Pressing

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Chris Oddie
Name: Chris Oddie
City: Hobart
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positioning Game - Phase 1 start

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positioning Game - Phase 1 start
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Positioning Game - Phase 1 start

Area set up two halves 20M wide by 25 M long, total area 20 * 50

Positioning game - BPO focus

Game commences with a 5 v 3 in one half

other half 5 BP team stay warm by playing ball between themselves

3 additional BPO on sideline also stay warm/ready can be passing ball between themselves

Rules

To start coach feeds ball into 5 v 3

5 BP players to get to 5 passes in 1st set, if the BPO intercept ball then play switches to other half and 3 BPO players on sideline move into to attempt to win ball, the three BPO players from starting half move out to sideline.

each time the BPO team win the ball play switches halves.

BPO starting three to be 9, 7, 11, 6, 8 & 10 players

If BP team get to 5 passes after 1st set then a 4th BPO player from other half joins in

Rotate the BPO players after 3 minutes, complete 10 rotations total 30 minutes

BPO Team Task

When the BP opposition has the ball BPO players to prevent them (BP) from playing out and win the ball back as quickly as possible.

Player Actions

BPO players to press as a unit

Force play to be predictable

Force pass one way

Block the passing channel

Close space for BP

Note for BP players to make it real, minimise lofted long balls, attempt to play out via passing

Coach Cues

in 5 v 3 can the 7 or 11 provide enough space to encourage the player with ball to attempt pass but then intercept or tackle player who is to receive.

speed of approach to player on the ball, slow down and get body in position to force play one way

communication between each BPO player supporting players provide instruction to BPO tam mate as to where they are and which way to force the play

in 5 v 4 can you make a 2 v 1 opportunity and win the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2 switch play

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2 switch play
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Phase 2 switch play

Area set up two halves 20M wide by 25 M long, total area 20 * 50

Positioning game - BPO focus

Game commences with a 5 v 3 in one half

other half 5 BP team stay warm by playing ball between themselves

3 additional BPO on sideline also stay warm/ready can be passing ball between themselves

To start coach feeds ball into 5 v 3

5 BP players to get to 5 passes in 1st set, if the BPO intercept ball then play switches to other half and 3 BPO players on sideline move into to attempt to win ball, the three BPO players from starting half move out to sideline.

each time the BPO team win the ball play switches halves.

If BP team get to 5 passes after 1st set then a 4th BPO player from other half joins in

if BPO win posession lay switches back to 5 v 3 in other half


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 3 BPO extra player

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 3 BPO extra player
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Phase 3 BPO extra player

Area set up two halves 20M wide by 25 M long, total area 20 * 50

Positioning game - BPO focus

Game commences with a 5 v 3 in one half

other half 5 BP team stay warm by playing ball between themselves

3 additional BPO on sideline also stay warm/ready can be passing ball between themselves

To start coach feeds ball into 5 v 3

5 BP players to get to 5 passes in 1st set, if the BPO intercept ball then play switches to other half and 3 BPO players on sideline move into to attempt to win ball, the three BPO players from starting half move out to sideline.

each time the BPO team win the ball play switches halves.

If BP team get to 5 passes after 1st set then a 4th BPO player from other half joins in, if BP team gets to 10 passes then a 5th Player from BPO joins in to make 5 v 5

if BPO win posession play switches back to a 5 v 3 in other half


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 4 BPO 5 players

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Phase 4 BPO 5 players

If BP get to 10 passes then introduce 5th BPO player


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