Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): 12.5.13

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Work Warm Up

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Ball Work Warm Up (15 mins)

Ball Work Warm Up (25 min)

Stretch (5 min)

Ball Work (15 min) Station A: Juggling Station. Station B & C: Dribbling & Finishing Stations. Switch Stations ea 5 min

Group Run (5 min)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Jailed Shooting Game

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Jailed Shooting Game (15 mins)

Organization:

1.Penalty area, set up as shown

2.Two 10 x 10 yard areas set up as ‘Jails’

3.2 equal teams and 1 goalkeeper

4.1 goal

5.Lots of balls with coach

Description:

1.The teams take it in turn to shoot at the goal

2.The Coach serves two soccer balls into area, one fast and one slow

3.The shooter must strike both balls first time

4.If they miss both shots they go straight to jail

5.If they miss one they must perform a goal celebration to keep themselves out of jail

6.If they score both then they can either free a team member from jail or select an opposition player to go to jail (who is there danger player???)

7.The game is over when all players from one team are jailed

8.Teams should rotate sides after every game

Coaching Points:

1.Angle of approach to the ball

2.Selecting appropriate surface to strike with

3.Head up to observe position of GK

4.Head down at point of contact

5.Ankle locked, toe down

6.Follow through to land on striking foot

Progression:

1.P – The Coach serves one ball on floor and one ball in the air

2.R – Both shots are made inside the penalty spot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending as a back four

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Defending as a back four (15 mins)

Pressure-Cover-Balance (15 min)

Session Objective:To improve defensive unit play along back line

Set Up: Server A plays ball to wide Green player B. Orange 1 closes down, Orange 2, 3 and 4 then move to provide cover & balance.

Then switch amd play to C. Orange 4 closes then 3,2,1 cover/balance. Repeat switching to get back four to move in unison.

Coaching Points: Nearest man closes down to apply pressure. Speed to close then brakes on. Jockey & Delay. Next player provides cover, then balance. Angled position to see man and ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): efending as a midfield four

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efending as a midfield four (15 mins)

Pressure-Cover- Balance Midfield/Back Lines (15 min)

Session Objective:To improve defensive unit play through midfield and back lines.

Set Up: Coach plays ball to wide Green player B. Orange 1 closes down, Orange 2-8 then move to provide cover & balance

Then switch amd play to B. Orange 4 closes then all Orange players move across. Balance off. Repeat switching to get midfield four (1,2,3,4) and back four (5,6,7,8) to move in unison.

Key Factors:

Nearest man closes down to apply pressure. Speed to close then brakes on. Immediate pressure, jockey & delay.

Next player cover & balance

Angled position to see man and ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Developing fitness

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
General technique
Technical Tactical
Move up the pitch as a team
Technical Physical
Fitness
Technical Psychological
Game awareness

Developing fitness (30 mins)

Expanded Sm Sided Game/Fitness (15 min)

Set Up

Set-up a pitch suitable for a SSG 6 v 6.

Split players into two teams.

Teams must have every outfield player in their opponent’s half to score. This forces players to move up and down the field throughout.

Progression to 6 v 6 no restrictions (15 min)


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Movement
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Pass
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