Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RWB C3W2 With space in front- Clear of the defender

Profile Summary

Michael  Trebilcock
Name: Michael Trebilcock
City: Newcastle
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Introduction

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Skill Introduction (25 mins)

A plays to B who takes his touch back inside towards the pole. He cuts around the pole and runs with the ball at pace to get a shot on goal.

The player running with the ball trys to get into the shooting zone as quickly as possible to get his shot on target. The player receiving on the right side of the pitch can turn around the pole with the outside of his foot, the player on the left with the inside of his foot. Players rotate from one side of the pitch to the other.

Coaching Points

Once you have beat the defender, cut back into the line of his path so he can't tackle you.

Once you beat the defender, accelerate quickly away so he can't catch you.

When running with the ball, keep you touches even and close enough so they don't get out of reach.

What is the optimum number of touches between the defender and the shooting zone

Progression

Add 2 chasers to get after the player running with the ball

Increase the distance from goal and play a short 1-2 with coach before running in for a shot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Traiining

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Skill Traiining (30 mins)

Skill Training 25 minutes

Play 5V5 + Gk on the team attacking the small goals. Each play starts with the goalkeeper, who plays out from the back. The objective is for the team attacking the small goals to run with the ball through the last 10 to 15 m zone and score through the small goals. Rotate the teams every five minutes.

Coaching points

Can you cut across the defender so you can’t be tackled?

When you see space in front of you attacking it as quickly as possible.

Can you change direction with your run to deceive your defender?

Step up/variation

Take two players out and use them as bouncers to open up more space.

Add a neutral player who can’t be tackled and can set up the player running with the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Training

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Skill Training (30 mins)

Skill Game

4 v 4 plus Gk's Plus one bouncer from each team on the sideline. The only way you can advance the ball forward is to run with it. The exception is, you can play a forward pass to the bouncer only. The bouncer can play a forward pass.

You can only score from out side the 8-10 meter scoring zone.

Minimul coaching to observe prior learnings.

Last 10-15 mins bring bouncers in and play free play while encouraging players to run with the ball


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Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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Pitch Line 2
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