Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00 Emerald - Transitions in attacking third

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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): Technical Warmup

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warmup
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Technical Warmup (20 mins)

1) Netball & Ball Mastery warmup

2) Scissor - iSoccer timing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y Passing with Pressing

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Y Passing with Pressing (20 mins)

Setup:

Y pattern as shown. 15 yards between cones.

2 teams

Activity:

A) Lose your marker at each cone/pole.

As ball travels to last player, defender closes, applies pressure and back pedals (no tackling)

Progress to full pressure with tackling

B) Add in combination play with 1-touch passing

C) Add in central defender to dictate whether CM can turn or needs to lay off (A or B pattern)

Coaching Points:

+ Def: travel while ball is traveling

+ Def: break down and match speed backwards. Wait for mistake.

+ Att: lose marker by getting out of space you want to get into

+ Att: Technical: point shoulder; receive behind standing foot; slide toe down back of ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3+2 Positional Rondo

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3v3+2 Positional Rondo (30 mins)

Setup:

40x30 grid

2 teams of 3 plus 3 neutrals

Neutrals are always #4, #5, #6

Activity:

Team in possession uses neutrals to try to connect 10 passes.

Team should be setup with Back 4, #6, #8.

Coaching Points:

+ Transition to attack: Play simple and maximize spacing

+ Transition to defense: Immediate pressure (can quickly win ball back?). If not, get organized and compact.

+ Individual tackling techniques - poke? front foot? back foot? Which is best? Why?

Progression:

+ Add goals and make directional. If defense drops back too much, add multiple goals.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v7 final third phase of play

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9v7 final third phase of play (20 mins)

Setup:

Full width of field with gates 40 yards out (working in final 1/3).

Defensive team setup in 1-4-3

Attacking team setup in 2-3-3 (outside backs in gates)

Activity:

Attacking tries to score in big goal.

Defensive team tries to score through gates. Can either score by passing on ground through gate or by playing in air and ball lands in red square (force outside back to cover space)

Coaching Points for defensive transition:

+ Pressure: check shoulder - force into support (usually inside).

+ Recovery runs to guard goals

+ Force play sideways or backwards


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

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8v8 (30 mins)

Make sure to lay out a half line.

Teams play 3-1-3.

Goals worth 2 if press and win ball in attacking half.


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