Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00 Emerald - Transitions in middle 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): Warm Up

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

Session Objectives:

1) Lost possession ==> Immediate pressure on ball when losing possession by nearest 2-3 players

2) Gained possession ==> Quick penetration if defense is in poor position (Numbers even or up). Possess otherwise.

3) Gained Possession ==> Quickly playing out of pressure and switching play (play way you face)

Setup:

Two groups of 6-8

In open field

Activity:

In tight space playing 1 touch passing. One player moves out of the group and goes down field 25-30 yards. Group coordinates to hit a long pass into player and then sprints to support.

Progression:

+ Send a second player as well that gets underneath 1st player

+ Send a 3rd player to send in as a "3rd man running"


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG I - Transition Rondo

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG I - Transition Rondo
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SSG I - Transition Rondo

Intervals:

4 games of 5 minutes with 1 minute rest between games

Setup:

3 teams of 5

Lots of balls

Activity:

1 team must play defense and can send over 3 defenders while 2 stay in the middle zone. Other teams keep possession and are allowed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG II - Positional Rondo

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG II - Positional Rondo
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SSG II - Positional Rondo

Intervals:

Rondo: 2 games of 5 minutes with 1 minute rest

Game to goals: 3 games of 6 minutes with 2 minutes rest

Setup:

40x70 grid (simulate midfield)

Smaller 15x15 grid in middle of field

3 sets of gates for each team

2 teams of 7; Both teams setup in back 4 + 3 CMs

Activity:

Ball starts in small grid, White team tries to keep possession from 3 red defenders. Once red wins the ball they transition ball to support players and keep possession.

10 passes = goal

Progression:

+ Add goals/gates: Must dribble through or pass through to another player making run (offside applies)

+ White team can go to goal after 5 passes

+ Red team can go to center goal after winning possession. MUST complete 5 passes before going to wide goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ESSG

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ESSG

Setup:

8v8

3/4 field

White in 1-3-1-3

Red in 1-4-3

Game:

Score in big goals. Normal soccer rules.

Coaching Points:

~Def->Attack: Once ball is won, play simple, play the way you face

~Def->Attack: width & depth - 2/3 wide, 4/5 drop off, 10 get higher between back line and MF

~Attack->Def: Immediate pressure for 3 seconds

~Attack->Def: If attack gets organized, so do we (recover centrally and behind ball)


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