Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00/G03 - Transition to attack in middle 1/3 - play out of pressure

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v2 competition

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v2 competition
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4v2 competition (15 mins)

Intervals:

2 min work + 1 min rest x 4 intervals = 12 min

Setup:

2 teams of 7 (numbered)

2 grids of 15x15

Activity:

Normal 4v2 rondo, but send over a third player on defense that works outside the grid to be a target player.

Team in possession scores by completing 10 passes.

Team out of possession scores by getting ball and playing into target player.

Coaching Points:

~ Target player moving with play in order to be in position to receive ball.

~ Once ball is won, play simple and the way you face

~ 1 or 2 touch in middle to get ball out of pressure

~ Attacking team MUST react quickly to turnovers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tech - Turn vs drop

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Tech - Turn vs drop (15 mins)

Intervals:

1 min work + 30 sec rest x 10 = 15 min

Setup:

Groups of 5 (or more)

8x8 grid (possibly reduce if too much success)

Activity:

Defenders must start on 1 of 4 cones and cannot move until ball is passed.

Defenders have to go back to different cone between each rep.

Center Midfielder works in middle and tries to maintain possession by either turning and playing across or playing back where ball was passed from.

Coaching Points:

~ Working on half turn to find pressure

~ Receive across body with farthest foot

~ On turn, take first touch away from pressure

~ Passers: Can you use deception to buy time?

Progression: Add a 3rd defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v3->8v6

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v3->8v6
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6v3->8v6 (20 mins)

Intervals:

4 min work + 1 min rest x 3 reps = 15 min

Setup:

Large grid in midfield: 40x60

Smaller grid inside: 15x15

1 team of 6

1 team of setup as shown in positions

Activity:

Team of 6 starts with ball inside little grid. 10 passes = goal.

3 defenders try to win ball back and once they do they connect with their teammates in larger grid where it's 8v6. 10 passes = goal.

Coaching Points:

~ Once ball is won, play simple in the way you face to break pressure.

~ Playing ball side to side to connect 10 passes

~ 8/10 moving to weakside between defenders (find pockets)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG in MF

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SSG in MF (30 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 6 reps = 24 min

Setup:

2 teams setup in formation as shown.

Each team has 2 wide players that can't be tackled (limited to 2 touch).

Field is in midfield: 40x60

4 small goals facing away from middle (towards sidelines)

Activity:

Each team can score in any of the 4 goals.

Coaching Points:

~ When winning posession, 1 or 2 touch to get away from pressure

~ When winning posession, play the way you face

~ 8/10 moving opposite the ball for 15 yard pass instead of 8 yards


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v7 to big goals

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7v7 to big goals (25 mins)

Intervals:

5 min work + 1 min rest x 3 reps = 18 min

Setup:

Large field (70x60) with midfield area (30x60)

2 teams of 7 with GK

Each team has a collection of 5 balls on sideline.

Activity:

Ball starts in midfield throw-in and must be dribbled past across endline before going to goal (line acts as offside line).

Progression:

After both teams use their 5 balls each remove restrictions and just play.

Coaching Points:

~ Possess vs Penetrate when winning possession

~ Cues of when to penetrate (numbers even or up)

~ Cues of when to possess (numbers down) --> Change point of attack


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