Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Develop fitness in a realistic SSG

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Allastair Lindsay
Name: Allastair Lindsay
City: Norwich
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

This small-sided game encourages players to think about their technique, tactics and game awareness whilst getting lots of realistic, high-quality sprints.


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

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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 (15 mins)

Organisation

Set-up a pitch suitable for a SSG (7v7/8v8).

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.

Coaching Points

The emphasis is on quality touches and movement.

Praise creativity as well as hard work.

Emphasise communication and teamwork – players should encourage their teammates and keep the energy level high.


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