Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Press vs. Block

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Nathan Fleming, Adult Member

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Nathan Fleming
Name: Nathan Fleming
City: Fort Collins
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending Warm-Up

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Defending Warm-Up (10 mins)

Area: 10x10

- Start: On Coach's "5-4-3-2-1".

- Blue looks to engage red and tag him/her before getting through poles.

- Only have 5 seconds to score (coach counts down)

- Play 1 min then switch roles


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession Game

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Possession Game (10 mins)

This activity will help players understand the importance of individual defending (following a mark).

Area: 30X30

-Partner up players on opposite teams.

-Only allowed to defend the partner you are given.

- 90 second game, see which team can have the ball at the end of those 90 seconds

Coaching Points:

1) One eye on ball, one eye on mark

2) Make it difficult for partner when he/she receives the ball

3) Try and get their head down


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Press or Delay

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Press or Delay (20 mins)

This activity will improve your teams ability to press and win the ball back. Once the ball is one, they are able to play forward and start a counter.

Area: 60x40

- All restarts with the team of 5 (blue)

- In one half: team of 5 works to score on team of 4 (red).

- When team of 4 wins it, they look to play the 2v1 in other half.

- One player from team of 5 may recover to defend in other half.

- Play 2 min games an switch roles

Coaching Points:

*When team of 5 loses it:

- On the ball: 2 closest = ball-oriented forcing outside.

- Around the ball: tighly mark the next closest passing opportunities.

- If press is broken - delay for support!

*When team of 4 finds 2v1

- delay for support


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Game

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4v4 Game (45 mins)

4v4 Conditioning Game: Field: 33x20

Set 1: Six 1-minute games, with 1.5-minute rest between games

REST 4 minutes between sets

Set 2: Six 1-minute games, with 1.5-minute rest between games

- Uninterupted Play: Coach within the run of play only. No stoppages. Keep balls available for restarts.

NOTE: You can have 2 seperate games going! Inactive players should be doing fitness specific to game demands on the side. Make sure to switch players in and out between each game and not during.


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