Football/Soccer Session (U14): Howell Heat- Pressure, Cover, Balance (Start Time: 2016-09-13 17:30:00)

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Raymond Stellhorn, Adult Member

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Raymond Stellhorn
Name: Raymond Stellhorn
City: Belmar
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

On Arrival: Juggling- Bounce/Low/Bounce/High

Organization:

Cones 4 yards apart

4 in each line

2 lines per group

Instructions:

Shuffling starting sideways up and back around cones

Once at the end perfrom different dynamic stretches on way back

Coaching Points:

Low center of gravity

Sideways body shape

Quick steps


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

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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

Use half field

3 lines of 4 cones horinzontally in different colors are set 8 yards apart

2 lines of 3 cones on the widths in between the lines

4 defenders

Instructions:

Players are assigned a number by the coach

When their number is called they must press while the others allign in cover and balance

They player also move based on the color called, for example "blue 3"

Coaching Points:

First defender presses in their zone to shorten space

Seconder defender decides where to provide cover

Balance provided by other two defenders

The three defenders not pressuring the ball must stay in a line

Communication: "I got ball" "shift left/right" "step" "drop"

Move up the field together

Progressions:


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

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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

Same field space as previous activity

4v4

Add 2 counter attacking gates for progression

Balls always start with team in white

Instructions:

Passive defenders

Attacking team maintains possesion, switching fields

Defenders press on wings and the others must allign accordinly

An assistant coach is on the side to ensure the second line is even

Coaching Points:

Outside backs must press on the wings

Speed of transitions from first line to second line of defence

Moving as a group

Communication

Do not press midfielders 6 and 8, press number 9

Progressions:

Add one striker

Change to fully opposed, counter by passing through gates


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditoned Game

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Conditoned Game (25 mins)

Organization:

Use same field as Main Theme

Adding goal in the center of the field

8v8 (4 from each team must stay in their half of the field)

Instructions:

Players are not allowed to cross over

Defense can score point by passing to other half of field after gaining possesion

Another point can be scored by scoring a goal (white team)

Another point can scored by dribbling through gate or passing into small goal

Coaching Points:

In 18 yard box do not drop back to a second line, stay in one line

Press immediatley

Communication

End product: Counter after gaining possesion, transition

Progressions:

Play 9v9 with no conditions


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