Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Transitions in attacking third

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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): Technical Warmup

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warmup
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Technical Warmup (20 mins)

1) Netball & Ball Mastery warmup

2) Scissor - iSoccer timing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y Passing with Pressing

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Y Passing with Pressing (10 mins)

Setup:

Y pattern as shown. 15 yards between cones.

2 teams

Activity:

A) Lose your marker at each cone/pole.

As ball travels to last player, defender closes, applies pressure and back pedals (no tackling)

Progress to full pressure with tackling

B) Add in combination play with 1-touch passing

C) Add in central defender to dictate whether CM can turn or needs to lay off (A or B pattern)

Coaching Points:

+ Def: travel while ball is traveling

+ Def: break down and match speed backwards. Wait for mistake.

+ Att: lose marker by getting out of space you want to get into

+ Att: Technical: point shoulder; receive behind standing foot; slide toe down back of ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 transitions

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1v1 transitions (10 mins)

Setup:

20x20 grid with 4 goals

2 teams; Players divided evenly

Activity:

2 games of 1v1 flying colors going on at once perpendicular to each other.

After goal/out of bounds, new attacker comes out with ball.

If attacker uses scissors and scores, worth 2 points.

Coaching Points:

+ Apply pressure, match speed backwards, be patient, wait for mistake to tackle.

+ Choose the correct tackling technique. Which one is correct?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2+2 with center goal

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2v2+2 with center goal (20 mins)

Setup:

25x25 grid with center 5x5 goal

3 teams of 2

Activity:

One team of 2 is neutrals and all-time offense. Team in possession combine with them to try to score through center goal.

Coaching Points:

+ Defensive transition: Bend run to protect goal. Immediate pressure. Should I tackle or contain/delay?

+ Communication - which way to press - "push left", "push right"

+ Angle of support to protect goal and read next pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7v6 final third phase of play

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7v6 final third phase of play (20 mins)

Setup:

Full width of field with gates 40 yards out (working in final 1/3).

Defensive team setup in 1-4-3

Attacking team setup in 2-3-3 (outside backs in gates)

Activity:

Attacking tries to score in big goal.

Defensive team tries to score through gates. Can either score by passing on ground through gate or by playing in air and ball lands in red square (force outside back to cover space)

Coaching Points for defensive transition:

+ Pressure: check shoulder - force into support (usually inside).

+ Recovery runs to guard goals

+ Force play sideways or backwards


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v6

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6v6 (20 mins)

Make sure to lay out a half line.

Teams play 3-2-1.

Goals worth 2 if press and win ball in attacking half.


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