Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Boys 01 USSDA - Defending Principles - 18Feb16 (Start Time: 2016-02-18 17:30:00)

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Michael Cullina, Adult Member

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Michael Cullina
Name: Michael Cullina
City: Fairfax, VA
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass and Receive

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Pass and Receive (15 mins)

Progression 1: Player A checks, player B passes (1) to A. A receives and passes to C. Player B checks and receives pass from C. Players return to same starting position.

Progression 2: Player A checks, player B passes (1) to A. A sets B. B passes to C. Players return to same starting position.

Progression 3: Player A checks, player B passes (1) to A. A sets B. A spins away. B passes to A. A passes to C. Players return to same starting position.

Coaching Points

Weight & accuracy of pass | Timing and speed of run | Recieve side on with back foot. | Pass with front foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Individual Defending

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Individual Defending (15 mins)

Activity: Teammate passes ball to Attacker. Defender prevents Attacker from dribbling across the line.

Progression 1: Back to goal - turn to attack

Progression 2: Facing goal - attack forward

Progression 3: Add defenders/attackers - player with offside

Coaching Points

Communciation - Pressuring defender "ball". Covering player provides direction | Body shape to force one direction | Tackle on mistakes | How? When? to double team | Isolate attackers to make 1v1 or 1v2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Over the River

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Over the River (20 mins)

Over the River: 3 20x15yd areas with center zone divided.

Description: Players are split into 3 teams and placed 1 team in each zone. Team in the middle send 2-3 defenders with remaining player in front half of middle zone (may prevent pass across).

After pre-determined number of passes, attacking team (blue) plays ball to opposite grid for 1 point. Defending team (red) remains defenders.

If defending team (red) intercepts and completes a pass to players in the middle, the ball is played to opposite grid (yellow). Yellow team becomes attackers. Blue team defends. Red team replaces blue team.

Coaching Points:

Defensive pair prevent penetrating ball | Press together

Attacking team shape | Individual shape to prepare 1 touch penetrating pass | Communication | Speed of transition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8

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8v8 (25 mins)

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Blue team plays 3-1-3. Red team plays 3-2-2.

Ball starts with appropriate goalkeeper to build from back. Restraining line = building out line

Coaching Points

Red team - movement of twin strikers | | numbers up in MF | communication 3v3 in back

Blue team - numbers up to build in back | add players forward


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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Pitch Line 2
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