Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Transition from defense to attack in middle 1/3

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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

Description

Objectives:

+ When winning the ball, play simple pass in front of you.

+ Improve 2/3, 7/11 getting wide as possession is won

+ Improve 6/10 playing away from pressure (sideways, backwards)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 with transitions

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2v2 with transitions (20 mins)

Setup:

40x40 grid with big goals at end

2 teams setup in 2 lines near goal

Activity:

2v2 flying colors, trying to score in big goal.

Player that shoots/loses possession must then run over to coach and do a header back into his hands before playing defense.

Coaching Points:

+ Movement off ball - forward runs if player on ball has time and space. Diagonals or overlaps.

+ When losing ball delay to wait for 2nd defender to recover.

Progressions:

+ 3v3


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2+2 Rondo

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2v2+2 Rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

15x15 Grid

3 teams of 2

Activity:

One team of two works as neutral wide players. Other two compete to win ball and keep possession.

Coaching Points:

+ Upon winning possession -> play simple, get BIG

+ Use width, depth and create angles

+ Defense: Compact and force don't let them play across to neutral

Progression:

+ Add goals on endlines.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v2 transition game

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3v2 transition game (20 mins)

Intervals:

2 minute games x 6 games

Setup:

30x20 grids

2 teams of 3

Activity:

Team in possession tries to score by dribbling/passing to teammate over endline (endline acts as offside line).

Team out of posession can only play with 2 defenders. Player furthest up the field must step off when team loses possession and enter when the gain possession.

Coaching Points:

~ When winning the ball play simple and stretch the field. Do NOT have to play forward.

~ Movement off the ball to create passing lanes.

~ Forward runs when play on ball has time and space.

Progressions:

+ Player furthest back has to step off field

+ Required minimum 4 passes before attack can score.

~ When losing the ball cut off passing lanes and delay.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5+3 Rondo

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5v5+3 Rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

40x40 grid in midfield

2 teams + 3 neutrals (4, 10, 9)

Activity:

Team in possession tries to keep ball away from defensive team.

10 passes = 1 goal

Coaching Points:

+ Play simple on transition "Play what you face and get big"

+ Create angles, receive with farthest foot

+ Try to play 2 touch

Progression:

+ Make directional: Score by getting ball to target player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Play - 7v7

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Play - 7v7 (20 mins)

Coaching Points:

+ Play simple when winning possession.

+ Wide players stretch field as team wins possession


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