Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Defensive Principles

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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
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing Technical Activity

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing Technical Activity
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Pressing Technical Activity

Setup:

Diamond with 10 yards between poles

Equal number of players on each pole

1 ball in activity. Extra balls around.

Activity:

Pass right or left and move opposite the ball.

As ball travels, player opposite receiver should close down and press. No tackling.

Coaching Points:

+Travel as ball travels

+Anticipation - read the cues of the previous press and passer to get early start on pressing

+Break down and get weight on front foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 flying colors to big goal

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1v1 flying colors to big goal

Setup:

Big goal in middle

Counter attack goals on both sides

Split into 2 groups

Activity:

Flying colors with one team going to big goals and other to 2 small goals


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v2 Rondo Competition

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4v2 Rondo Competition

Setup:

15x15 grids

2 teams of 7

Lots of balls

Activity:

2 defenders try to win ball and play into 3rd player that's working outside of grid to get open.

Get a point for each time successfully get ball to outside player.

Play 90 second games and then rotate defenders. Keep team tally.

Coaching Points:

+ Force play back from where it came

+ Make play predictable with pressure

+ Be patient on defense, but look for cues of when to press hard (bad touch, eyes down, receive wrong foot)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Pressing Gam

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4v4 Pressing Gam

Setup:

40x50 split into 1/3s

2 teams of 6 with GK and Sweeper

Activity:

Each player is match 1v1 against player from opposition. They can only tackle this player.

Sweepers cannot be tackled and get 3 touches to support play.

Teams try to score in big goal.

Ball always starts with GK.

Coaching Points:

+ Recognize triggers and cues of when to press (play that goes away from goal, bad pass, bad touch)

+ If you can't get pressure on the ball, drop off

Progression:

+ Take away sweepers and zones and play with same 1v1 rules


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 Game with targets

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4v4 Game with targets

Setup:

50x40 with 3 zones

2 team of 4 plus 4 neutrals and 2 GK

2 target players in each attacking 1/3

Activity:

Begin each sequence in middle 1/3.

The aim is to play ball into target playes who lay it off for a shot. Targets can NOT shoot.

If a pass is not on the target player can switch across to other target player who finds attacker to lay off to.

Progression:

+ Allow 1 defender to challenge targets.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build out of back game with transition

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Build out of back game with transition

Setup:

Attacking team in 2-3 formation

Defending team in 3-2 formation

2 neutrals in target areas


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