Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Counter - Attacking

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Pat Staunton
Name: Pat Staunton
City: SEATTLE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Moving the ball forward quickly with quality

Quick transition upon winning the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Flex

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Dynamic Flex (10 mins)

Dynamic Flex Warm Up

4 lines of even numbers: 2 players lead this. (see attached injury prevention)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 8 scrimmage

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8 v 8 scrimmage (25 mins)

8 v 8 scrimage


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 8 endzone game

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8 v 8 endzone game (25 mins)

8 v 8 small sided endzone game

Teams set up in a 3-2-3 formation. Teams score by dribling or receiving the ball in the endzone (wide zones are 1 point, central zone is 3 points.

Variations:

Teams must drop into their own half upon losing the ball

One team focuses on building play up while other looks to counter quickly.

Coaching points:

- Creative movement

- Spacial Awareness

- Reading team-mates body position to create options (e.g if striker has back to goal, player needs to provide option for drop.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 8 scrimmage

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8 v 8 scrimmage (25 mins)

8 v 8 scrimage (both teams set up in a 3-1-3 formation) 2 x 25 min halves

Focusing on penetrating movement and passes to exploit space both in the pockets and in behind defenders.

Blind side runs

Combination Play

Creativity in possession

Variety of Surfaces

Attacking Mentality

Aggressive movement to get in behind

HOW to exploit space

WHEN to exploit space


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 4
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