Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Intro to Attacking with 4-4-2

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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:

~ Introduce the 4-4-2 with diamond midfield

~ Show how two #9's can combine

~ Intro midfield diamond to create 4v3 in center midfield


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Choreography with 2 Strkers

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Choreography with 2 Strkers (15 mins)

Setup:

2 teams of 8 in 2-4-2 (no CB's)

Activity:

Move ball around and introduce a few combinations of front 2 strikers:

1) Check to ball, lay off to #10 and penetrate between CBs

2) Dummy and spin out to receive from deeper striker

3) CM diagonal run into corner


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v9 build out of back

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9v9 build out of back (25 mins)

Setup:

1-4-4-0 vs. 2-3-3

Activity:

Ball starts with GK (goal kick and in hand).

Attacking team scores by dribbling passing over half line.

Defending team scores in big goal.

Coaching Points:

+ Create overload and attack that side

+ Playing through midfielders to find space

+ CM's creating width on their side of field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 in midfield

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8v8 in midfield (25 mins)

Setup:

2-4-2 vs. 2-3-3

Activity:

Score by dribbling/passing through wide area or by passing through smaller central gate (receiver has to be on other side of gate).

Coaching Points:

+ CM or CF creating width

+ CF's working opposite of each other (one low, one high)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetrating to finish

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Penetrating to finish (25 mins)

Setup:

4v2 in midfield

2v3 in attacking 1/3

Activity:

Central midfielders possess and try to find penetrating pass into 2 strikers.

Upon playing into forwards, team tries to score on big goal.

Defending team scores by getting ball to targets at midfield.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 11v11

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11v11 (15 mins)

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1-4-4-3 vs. 1-4-4-2


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