Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Out of possession in defensive 1/3 - Improve back four

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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

~#4/5 winning balls in air; ~#2/3 reducing space between CBs; #4/5 reading cues of when to step vs. drop


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v1->3v1

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4v1->3v1 (30 mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tech. WU

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Tech. WU (20 mins)

Tech. Warm Up

Setup:

Cones setup as shown.

4 lines (1 line for each position in back four)

Activity:

1) 4 players come out from lines and coach serves 3 balls in. Player receives and plays back in two touches and other players move to cover/balance positions behind ball.

2) Progress to remove inner cones and use outer cones. Add goalkeeper and work in bigger space.

3) Progress to playing longer balls to 2nd coach.

After the 3 balls have been played, players jog around outside cones and sprint back to line:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo-3 team

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Rondo-3 team (20 mins)

Setup:

2 outer grids of 25x20; central grid of 25x10

3 teams of 5 or 6

Activity:

Team in possession must complete at least 3 passes before they can switch play to opposite side.

Only defenders can earn points by: 1) Steal ball and score in counter-goal (2 points) or 2)Steal ball and play into central defenders (1 point) or 3) Central defenders intercept pass (1 point)

Coaching Points:

~3 central defenders keep gaps small between

~Reading cues of when to step up vs. drop off

~Checking shoulders to see who to screen (intercept pass)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v7 SSG

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7v7 SSG (30 mins)

Setup:

Half field (field should shrunk a little to be 60 yards wide)

2 teams in 1-4-2 formation.

Balls behind each GK.

Activity:

1) Teams score by passing ball into GK feet.

2) Teams score by passing ball into GK hands (or feet).

Coaching Points:

~Cues of when to step: bouncing ball, backward pass

~Don't let player on ball turn to face forward

~Back four squeezing together to deny penetrating pass

~Reading cues of when to drop: time & space on ball, head up, approaching ball to strike

~Open body shape of back four - see ball and player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v8 half field

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7v8 half field (30 mins)

Setup:

Half field with 3 counter goals for defending team.

Defensive team in 1-4-2.

Attacking team in 2-3-3

Activity:

Balls alternate starting positions: goal kick for def., free kick for attack, throw in.

When in possession, attacking team has 8 players. Out of possession the 2 outside backs drop back in gates (no defense).

Coaching Point:

~Deny central penetration

~Marking position: ball-side, goal-side

~Stepping up when possible: "when ball goes up, we go up"

~GK protecting space behind back four

Progression:

+Outside backs always in (8v7)


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