Football/Soccer Session (U11): Barcelona Improving Front 4's Ability to Penetrate

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Trey Woody, Adult Member

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Trey  Woody
Name: Trey Woody
City: South Amboy
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up

Organization:

20x30 (converts to 40x60 for next game) (Full Field lines out for scrimmage)

Instructions:

Double Pass 3 line game with breakway finish

Coaching Points:

9

Initial Fix

I. Double Movement Movement away or inside (Priority 1, we want this to be habitual)

A. physical movement and or

B. body movement (example hip twist)

II. Physical: Make contact with the defender to commit him and to know where he is (Priority 2, this is part fixing the defender, and part thinking out the game and solving problems)

defender to commit them to your fix

CHECK SHOULDER TO SEE ROLL OR WHERE YOUR RUN NEEDS TO BE

a. Shoulder (inside to outside or out to in)

b. Arm out or across chest (for hold up)

C. Hand, arm hold (if you get caught square or behind the defender). you are trying to catch and get hip in front of defender. If your hip is in front you can edge back in front of defender.

III. Verbal (Priority 3 addressed last)

A. to defender

B. to 1st attacker

C. to off the ball attacker

Starting Point of the 9 (In relation to where ball is) and where the initial run needs to get us.

This activity starts central.

I. Central looking to go into central pocket: Wanting to fix defender by pulling him into center leaving a hole between backs (to get 7,11 to go 1 and 1 (underneath and behind))

Body Shape when checking in

Communication with teamates

a. Verbal

b. Body shape to direct teamates

Set:

surface

weight

direction

Run:

Roll

Bent Diagonal away

Control touch:

Towards target cheking if shot is on first then breakaway

10(6 small sided)

Initial Pass:

Communication on the pass (set or possess)

Weight of pass

Surface of pass

Second Pass:

Communication on the pass (go or possess)

Weight of pass

Surface of pass

Communication:

I. Control front 3 and dictate what we should do

Runs:

Manage space (keep enough space between yourself and all forwards while still being playable)

Shift to get under for reset

Shift and have body shape to play one touch killer pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Set Up Small sided

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Set Up Small sided

Organization:

Please see above


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9 Central Movement

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9 Central Movement

Organization:

Working on combinations with front to get behind the defense. The defense is medium width and very high. We have loads of space behind. Both 7/11 were rocovering to defend and are now in pocket of space between opponents backs and midfielders.

A. Start with Option A (from warm up): 9-6 Double Pass (everything1 touch)

B. Option B Hold up to get 7/11 around

C. Getting 7/11 underneath and finding weakside runner from strongside pass

4v4 (3+gk) in sections

3 teams

Game starts with coach playing firm ball into 9 after he fixes the defender.

Each team plays 4 rounds and then rotate. The team with the most goals wins after all rounds are completed.

Instructions:

Players must start behind lines or ares

Coaching Points:

9

Initial Fix

I. Double Movement Movement away or inside (Priority 1, we want this to be habitual)

A. physical movement and or

B. body movement (example hip twist)

II. Make contact with the defender (Priority 2, this is part fixing the defender, and part thinking out the game nd solving problems)

defender to commit them to your fix

a. Shoulder (inside to outside or out to in)

b. Arm out or across chest (for hold up)

c. Shirt tug (for runs laterally or horizaonally away)

d. Light 1 hand push off to get them to follow when running across

e. Hand, arm hold (if you get caught sqaure or behind the defender). you are trying to catch and get hip in front of defender. If your hip is in front you can edge back in front of defender.

III. Verbal (Priority 3 addressed last)

A. to defender

B. to 1st attacker

C. to off the ball attacker

Starting Point of the 9 (In relation to where ball is) and where the initial run needs to get us.

This activity starts central.

I. Central looking to go into central pocket: Wanting to fix defender by pulling him into center leaving a hole between backs (to get 7,11 to go 1 and 1 (underneath and behind))

II. Middle Off-Central into "7" or "11" pocket (to pull defender and open pocket for 7/11 to run into)

III. Start from between backs (to go between or double pass)

IV. Start from between to recieve running across (to go between or double pass)

V. Deep central run to get ball off of 6 (allowing 7/11 to both get around)

Communication with teamates

a. Verbal

b. Body shape to direct teamates

7/11

Initial Movement off the ball based on pass and 9's position and the moment (timing, space, defender)

A. Overlap 9

B. Get underneath

C. 3rd man run

D. Inside Run

E. Overlap entire play

F. 1-2 run with 9

Communication

A. Verbal

B. Using movement to show 9 what option we want to play.

Timing of Runs

A. When to run hard and fast

B. When to arrive late to play 1 touch

C. When to arrive on time to give reset

D. shape to possess (diamond)

10(6 small sided)

Communication:

I. Control front 3 and dictate what we should do

Runs:

Manage space (keep enough space between yourself and all forwards while still being playable)

Shift to get under for reset

Shift and have body shape to play one touch killer pass

Priorities:

A. Ball behind

B. Play 9's feet

C. Double pass with 7/11 to killer pass

D. Get 7/11 on the ball for 1v1 or possession to get 2/3 into the attack

E. Control play, and play backwards to begin trying to unlock through possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Option B

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Option B

Organization:

Hold Ups Option A’s (the quickest if on, short space between the combining 9 to 7/11, very simple so not the most disorganizing to the defense, must happen quickly)

1: Hold Up to 7/11 getting around tight, between seems, or around outside back

9

9 moves away threatening run behind

9 recognizes chance to get ball of off 6 and combine with 7

9 gets arm and hip in front of defender then checks in to get ball from 6

9 receives in quarter on body shape and takes first touch outside of the front foot to a soft 5 O'clock (hips still face 7) to threaten pass to 11 and allows 7 to get around

9 plays ball in front of 7 who has now gotten around play

7

7 sees that ball is traveling to 9

7 recognizes that he is close enough to 9 to get behind him quickly

7 runs hard and fast around 9 between the seem(A), or runs hard around the other teams 3 (B) or runs at the 3 then breaks in or out.

11

11 As ball travels he sees 7 move

11 moves inside for reset option with a diaginal body shape so if he receives he could play 7

11 communicates his movement by telling 9 to play back or play 7. 11's voice tell 9 where he is.

11 after ball has been passed through to 7 and 7 has collected 11 begins making hard fast late runs to receive cross from 7

11 scores

6

Commnicates before the pass and immidiatly after 9 receives that the ball to 7 is on

Manages space, communicates, and provides reset option (defending early if there is a breakdown)

Moves into play underneath and between 7 and 9 after 7 collects behind

6 Moves up with the attack managing the space while providing a reset option to shoot if 7 or 11 play diagonal backwards pass to top of box.

6 can score from a 2 or 1 touch shot

2: Hold up play to 7/11 getting into position to play double pass with a rolling 9

3. Hold up to 7/11 getting in position to play early diagonal through ball to 7/11


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Option C 7/11 Weak

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Option C 7/11 Weak

3. Hold up to 7/11 getting in position to play early diagonal through ball to 7/11

9

9 moves away threatening run behind

9 recognizes chance to get ball of off 6 and combine with 7

9 gets arm and hip in front of defender then checks in to get ball from 6

9 receives in quarter on body shape and takes small control first touch outside of the front foot to hard 5 O'clock (Hips open to 11) to threaten pass to 11.

9 Plays pass to 7 who moved underneath on initial pass

7 Passes ball through with diagonal driven pass in behind the defense if 11 went vertically wide. 7 plays straight pass if 11 runs across Opponent 2 and between opponent 2 and 5

9 moves away from whatever side the ball was played on

9 collects and breaks away for a goal

9 makes run into box for 11's cross

7

7 sees that ball is traveling to 9 and immidiatly moves inside and underneath

7 gets in a diagonal body shape

7 receives on back foot and plays driven pass through to 11 to collect and play cross into 9

11

11 Moves inside on first pass but sees 9's shape and knows the ball is going to 7

11the makes hard run to get behind opponents 2 or diagonal between opponents 2 and 5

11 collecting the ball looks for early cross between backs and keeper for 9 to 1 time finish

6

Commnicates before the pass and immidiatly after 9 receives that the ball to 7 is on

Manages space, communicates, and provides reset option (defending early if there is a breakdown)

Moves into play underneath beween 11 and 9 to create a triangle

6 Moves up with the attack managing the space while providing a reset option to 9 or 11 while deep enough to recieve a swap play to 7

6 can score or change directions to 7 from a 2 or 1 touch shot depending on the space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Option C to 9

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Option C to 9

2: Hold up play to 7/11 getting into position to play double pass with a rolling 9

9

9 moves away threatening run behind

9 recognizes chance to get ball of off 6 and combine with 7

9 gets arm and hip in front of defender then checks in to get ball from 6

9 receives in quarter on body shape and takes small control first touch outside of the front foot to hard 5 O'clock (Hips open to 11) to threaten pass to 11.

9 Plays pass to 7 who moved underneath on initial pass

7 Passes ball through with inside curl in behind the defense and 6 feet in front of 9 to run onto. Attacking the edge of Zone 14.

9 collects and breaks away for a goal

7

7 sees that ball is traveling to 9 and immidiatly moves inside and underneath

7 gets has a square body shape

7 receives on back foot and plays inside cured pass through to 9 to collect and score

11

11 Moves inside on first pass but sees 9's shape and knows the ball is going to 7

11the makes hard run to get behind opponents 2 in case our 7 plays it diagnal to him

11 after ball goes to 9 through. makes adjustments to become a pass for 9

6

6

Commnicates before the pass and immidiatly after 9 receives that the ball to 7 is on

Manages space, communicates, and provides reset option (defending early if there is a breakdown)

Moves into play underneath slightly to the right of 9's right shoulder 9 after 9 collects to create diamond

6 Moves up with the attack managing the space while providing a reset option to the right of 9's right shoulder to shoot if 9 turns and passes the ball

6 can score from a 2 or 1 touch shot depending on the space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage

Organization:

Fury Vs Barcelona Full Sided Scrimmage

Instructions:

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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