Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Pressing + Recognising Triggers

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Tom Connor @tomconnor88
Name: Tom Connor @tomconnor88
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Recognising when to press and how to press as a unit


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Practice: Receiving under pressure

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Practice: Receiving under pressure
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Technical Practice: Receiving under pressure (20 mins)

Player A passes the ball to Player B to start the practice.

Player A then presses B

Player B must relieve pressure by playing to the RIGHT to Player C

Player C is then pressed by Player D and again relieves pressure by playing to the RIGHT.

The practice continues with the next Player B pressing the next Player A


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Coaching Cue

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Coaching Cue

1) The pressing player may start to cheat and instead of pressing the ball player they may press slightly to the right in the shaded area to attempt to cut out the pass.

2) The second pressing player may start to press to early rather than reacting to the trigger (the pass)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Development

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Development (20 mins)

Now the pressing player (1) can press slightly to the left or the right.

The receiving player must relieve pressure by passing to either the left or the right.

The secondary pressing player (2) should be able to recognise the triggers of when to press or when to show for he ball.


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Movement
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Pass
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