Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): KY ODP boys 2001/2000 2/15/14

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Alex Boyer, Adult Member

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Alex Boyer
Name: Alex Boyer
City: Huntington, WV
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

The overall theme for this sesion is for players to try and combine to score on several goals. The multiple goals promotoes creativity, innovation, and quick thinking.

Psychologically, the players will be challneged to stay connected to their teammates and remain focused in the session as it is high pace and always evolving.

Physcially it can be demanding because it is non-directional for a portion of the session which will put strain on their quick twitch muscles as the game and ball will move at a high paced


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup

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Warmup (20 mins)

The game is designed to have three evenly divided teams of 4-6 on a 40x40 field with 4 "gates" or goals.

The warmup starts with serves playing into stationary players. The stationary players receving the ball turns to the right or left on the coach's command. The player then turns to the next group and passes the ball. After passing the ball, they follow their pass to the next line.

The server follows their pass and take their place in the center of the activity.

PROGRESSIONS

-Turn right

-Turn left

-Double pass back to server - then turn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Activity

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Small Sided Activity (15 mins)

4v4 + 4 in 40x40. If you have more than 4 in a group the extra players who are not targets can be neutrals

Red - Team A

Green - Team B

Blue - Targets/Neutrals

Team tactical small sided activity:

-In this portion of the training one player penetrates into a target while the 3 supporting players move to receive the ball from the target.

-2 teams on the pitch, 2 balls

-The movements and decisions off the ball are very important as there are 3 players who need to be working together moving into the most effective spaces on the field

-The player on the ball or receiving the ball also needs to take touches to maximize the speed to connect with the next target

-Focus on the 3 players off the ball decision making as they navigate the other team playing simultaneously

***Rotate teams as targets

PROGRESSIONS:

-Ways to penetrate into target

-Touch restriction on penetration

-Touch restrictionon target

-Number of passes until penetration

-Connect with all 4 targets before returning to the same target


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

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4v4+4 (15 mins)

4v4 + 4 (5v5, or 6v6 is acceptable) in 40x40. If you have more than 4 in a group the extra players who are not targets can be neutrals

Red - Team A

Green - Team B

Blue - Targets/Neutrals

Team tactical small sided activity:

-2 teams on the pitch, 1 ball

-In this portion of the training one player penetrates into a target while the 3 supporting players move to receive the ball from the target.

-It is Red vs Green at this point and it is non-directional

-Blue (targets) play the ball (coaches rules) back to Team that passed it to them (it could be to same player, or supporting player)

-The key area to emphasize is the most dangerous pass from the target, and movement from the supporting players to help link with another target as quickly as possible

-The movements and decisions off the ball are very important as there are 3 players who need to be working together moving into the most effective spaces on the field

-The player on the ball or receiving the ball also needs to take touches to maximize the speed to connect with the next target

-The defending team needs to consider where & when to pressure to keep ball from connecting with target

-Focus on the 3 players off the ball decision making (BOTH offenese & defensively) as they navigate the other team playing simultaneously

SCORING:

-Number of passes connected into targets

-Number of consecutive passes to targets

-Connecting with all 4 targets

PROGRESSIONS:

-Ways to penetrate into target

-Touch restriction on penetration

-Touch restrictionon target

-Number of passes until penetration

-Connect with all 4 targets before returning to the same target


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Directional Play

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Directional Play (15 mins)

4v4 + 4 (5v5, or 6v6 is acceptable) in 40x40. If you have more than 4 in a group the extra players who are not targets can be neutrals

Red - Team A

Green - Team B

Blue - Targets/Neutrals

Team tactical small sided activity:

-2 teams on the pitch, 1 ball

-In this portion of the training one player penetrates into a target while the 3 supporting players move to receive the ball from the target.

-It is Red vs Green at this point and it is DIRECTIONAL

**Note the direction of the Blue/Red targets vs the Blue/Green Targets

**Directional Tacticss should be empahsized here


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

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11v11 Game (20 mins)

Finish with an 11v11 game. Emphasis tactical decision making: movement off the ball, when & where to pass, areas to support, combinations to advanced into attack half of the field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool down

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Cool down (10 mins)


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