Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): ISP26. 3rd man runs.

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JOHN HUBBARD
Name: JOHN HUBBARD
City: LOSSIEMOUTH
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Beds in the concept of 3rd man runs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up heading game

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Warm up heading game (15 mins)

15x20 area with fairly wide cone goals. 2 channels.

Teams of 4 or 5.

Players pass the ball by heading to a team mate who must head on or head to himself and then catch.

No running with the ball. No catching unless receiving a team mates header or an opposition mis-header.

Score in the cone goals.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The Cage

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The Cage (15 mins)

10x20 area with central 10x10 cage. Players take turns in each role.

1st red dribbles in and 1st blue attempts to win ball from him.

Red must shield for 5 secs and then find a pass to any other red = 1 point.

If blue wins ball he passes to any other blue who dribbles in and game restarts with a new red attacking.

If ball goes out of play a new pair start again - coach decides who has possession.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3rd man short

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3rd man short

30x20 area.

Players are shown as two teams but work together initally.

R1 rolls first then plays into R2 (target man)

Roll is trigger for R2 to show near and check for ball to feet and bump to R1

R1 supports and plays 3rd man R3 into the space created by R2.

R2 spins and receives diagonal pass from R3, and finishes in 1 touch OR sets back for R3 to finish 1 touch. (add week foot finish if desired)

Rotation : R3 joins q at B3, R2 joins q at B1 and R1 becomes the next target man.

B1 then restarts the move playing into R1 target man, and B3 makes the 3rd man run.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3rd man long

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3rd man long

Set up as previous but R2 (target) checks off to show for a longer pass from R1.

He plays short to R3 as R1 makes the 3rd man run to receive a diagonal pass.

R2 spins out to run wide and receive final pass for a 1 touch finish, or a set back for R1 to finish.

Rotation: R2 joins B3 group, R1 joins B1 group, and R3 becomes the next target man to receive long from new B1 (3rd man) and attack opposite goal after pass from B3.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3rd man 3v1

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3rd man 3v1

Add defender B2 who starts at the 10m mark and closes down R2 as he shows for the ball.

Gradually allow B2 to start closer to R2 increasing the pressure - B2 may start to try intercept the pass - so allow R1 and R3 to exchange passes giving R2 the option to check in and out and receive from either player when he makes the space away from B2.

If (as shown R3) were to make the pass then R1 would make the 3rd man run.

Red attack for 2mins with all players rotating roles, and then allow blue to attack.

Progress by encouraging the long inital pass depending on the position of the defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3rd man 3v2

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3rd man 3v2

Now allow a 2nd defender who starts in the final third.

Same as previous allowing all options of passing provided a 3rd man makes a run and receives a pass. Finish always 1 touch.

Should blue win the ball they can pass out to a team mate, the drill pauses and blue then attack 3v2.

Reinforce defensive discipline and width/support in attack.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3rd man cond game

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3rd man cond game

Play 4v4 or 5v5.

Players must pass, not dribble, into final 3rd.

1 touch weak foot finish.


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