Football/Soccer Session (U13): Attacking Combination Play

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Herve Corde, Adult Member

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Herve Corde
Name: Herve Corde
City: North Woodmere
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 14 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up I

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

Organization:

- 25 x 25 area set up as shown

- 12 players (8 attackers & 4 target players) set up as shown

- 4 balls (2 per team)

- Additional balls on outside

Instructions:

- Organize players into 2 teams. 4 players of each team (8 total) start around outside of area as shown

- 2 players on outside start with the ball, look to dribble in & combine with one of their target players

- After combining with target player they must now look to pass ball to team mate on outside

- Outside players not active are able to move along their line to create passing option

- Combinations: Wall Passes, Doubles Passes & Overlaps

- After set time rotate the target players out

Coaching Points:

- Execution & Understanding of Combination Moves

- Wall Passes, Double Passes & Overlaps

- Good 1st touch into area, head up early to connect with target player

- Speed of combination. Move quickly & with purpose

- One Touch combinations!

Progressions:

P - Outside players can now move anywhere around the outside of the area to create passing option

P - Only 1 ball per team. Spare target player can now look to intercept ball from opposite color


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

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Warm Up II

Organization:

- 20 x 30 area set up as shown (x2)

- 6 players (1 Attacker, 2 combination players & 2 Target Players, 1 waiting)

- Mini Goal

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- Attacker (A) starts with ball on line. Combination players (B) start in middle of area

- On Attacker (A) 1st touch forward combination players (B) split to edge of channel

- Attacker (A) chooses which players (B) to link up with; wall pass, overlap? & contines forward

- After receiving ball back Attacker (A) now plays 1st time pass off either target player (D) & aims to finish in the mini goal with a 1st time shot.

- After each play rotation happens: Attacker becomes combination player. Combination player moves up to free target spot and target player who was used collects ball from net & dribbles down to become next attacker at start line.

Coaching Points:

- Movement off the ball to receive

- Quality & speed of pass

- Execution & Understanding of Combination Moves

- Wall Passes, Double Passes & Overlaps

Progressions:

P - Target player next to mini goal that is not used comes out to become passive defender

P - Play the whole move one touch?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme I

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Main Theme I

Organization:

- 20 x 30 area set upas shown (x2)

- 2 mini goals per field set up as shown

- 6 players per field (2 Attackers, 2 Defenders & 2 Support Players)

- 1 Ball (additinal on outside)

Instructions:

- Teams play 2v2 mini game inside area.Attacking team aims to score in mini goal (directional)

- Attacking team can use Support Players on side lines to create overloads (3v2)

- Support Players must play one touch & move anywhere along sideline to support the play

- After set time rotate players

Coaching Points:

- Movement off the ball to receive

- Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

- Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

- Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

- Attack at speed & finish!

Progressions:

P - Play 3min games with winners staying on. Team to win 3 in a row get golden point & rotate out.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II

Organization:

- From previous activity remove middle line to open up area as shown

- Move mini goals towards the corners

- 12 Players (4 Attackers, 4 Defenders & 4 Support Players)

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- Teams play 4v4 inside the playing area. Attacking team aim to score in any mini goal.

- Before scoring attacking team must combine with at least one Support Player.

- Support Players can move anywhere along their endline & must play 1 touch.

- After set time rotate the team out.

Coaching Points:

- Movement off the ball to receive

- Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

- Awareness of space & surroundings. Circulate the ball!

- Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

- Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

- Attack at speed & finish!

Progressions:

P - Attacking team must make 4 consecutive passes before scoring (can include Support Player pass)

P - Winner Stays On!! First to score 2 goals wins & stay on the field!!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game I

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Conditioned Game I

Organization:

- 30 x 50 area set up as shown

- Mark 1/2 way line using cones

- 12 Players (5 Attackers, 5 Defenders, 2 Support Players)

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- Teams play 5v5 inside area (inc. keepers).Attacking team aims to score past keeper into goal

- Players are assigned a 1/2 in which they must operate, creating a 2v2 in each area.

- Attacking team can use Support Players at any time, who operate entire sideline

- Attacking player on the ball can dribble/pass into Attacking 1/2 to create 3v2 overload

- Attacking player on ball can alsouse Support Player to overload (see diagram)

- No player from defending team can track into oppsite 1/2. Player reurturns when possession breaks

- After set time rotate players

Coaching Points:

- Movement off the ball to receive. Make the field BIG!

- Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

- Awareness of space & surroundings. Circulate the ball!

- Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

- Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

- Attack at speed, take advantage of 3v2's & finish!

Progressions:

P - Attacking team can only enter opposite 1/2 through a Support Player

R - Attacker can now dribble into oppsite half to create 3v2 overloads

P - Defender can now track Attacker


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game II

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Conditioned Game II

Organization:

- From previous activity mark center line with cones as shown

- Add two mini goals on sidelines as shown

- 12 Players (5 Attackers, 5 Defenders & 2 Support Players)

- 1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

- As per the last game teams play 5v5 (inc. keepers) inside playing area

- This time however one team is aiming to score in big goals whilst other team scores in mini goals

- Both sets of players can move anywhere inside the playing area

- Support Players are now inside the playing area - 1 Suport players per half who plays for both teams

- Play for 4mins and then assign teams to score in new goals

- After two games rotate the Support Players

Coaching Points:

- Movement off the ball to receive. Make the field BIG!

- Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

- Awareness of space & surroundings. Circulate the ball!

- Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

- Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

- Attack at speed, take advantage of 3v2's & finish!

Progressions:

P - Attacking team must use a Support Player before scoring

P - Support Players are free to roam anywhere inside playing area


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