Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Transition to Defense in Attacking 1/2 - Improve abilit to win ball back

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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

Description

~ Immediate pressure on the ball on turnover

~ Compacting the field when pressure is applied


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing Warmup

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Pressing Warmup (20 mins)

Pressing + Dynamic Warmup

Setup:

Diamond with 12 yards between cones

4 lines behind each cone

Activity:

Players pass one direction and move opposite to next cone.

Player opposite of one on ball presses to work on technique.

Coaching Points:

~ Travel as the ball is traveling -- Anticipation

~ Make play predictable with pressure (help the next player)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo - 3 team

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Rondo - 3 team (20 mins)

Intervals:

2:30 min work + :30 rest x 6 reps (2 for each team) = 20 min

Setup:

3 teams of 6

Three 25x15 grids

Activity:

One team is playing defense (pressing) for each interval. 3 pressers inside the grid and 2 in middle trying to cut off passing lanes.

Other teams try to keep possession by either passing within their grid or by switching to opposite grid.

Only defensive team can score: 1 point for winning ball and playing into middle (keeping possession) and 3 points for scoring in goal.

Progression:

+ Add CM from each team so it's 2v2 in the middle

Coaching Points:

+ Pressing cues -- bouncing ball, player facing wrong way, poor touch

+ Making play predictable

+ Force play backwards or sideways (and back in the same direction it came)

+ Midfielders checking shoulders to screen passing lanes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v3-->7v5

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5v3-->7v5 (25 mins)

Intervals:

5 min work + 1 min rest x 3 games = 18 min

Setup:

1 team of back 4 + 3 CMs

3 teams of 5 (2 in rondo, other is working 1v1 crosses)

2 All-time Center Backs

20x20 grid in middle of field

Larger 55x40 grid around

Activity:

Ball starts in central grid where it's 5v3 as attacking team tries to complete 20 passes to score a goal (passes don't have to be all in a row).

When 3 defenders win possession they connect with outside players to play 7v5 and also complete 20 passes for a goal.

5 defenders try to win possession and get ball back into central grid.


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

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1v1 to cross

Setup:

Field as shown

2 teams

Line of cones in wide channel

Activity:

Winger dribbles down line and uses disguise, fakes, etc. to serve cross.

Defender must stay on their side of cones and tries to block cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v3->8v9

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5v3->8v9 (25 mins)

Intervals:

10 min game + 1 min rest x 2 games

Setup:

Field setup as shown.

Progression from previous game, but now both teams go to goal after ball leaves central box.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v9

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9v9 (25 mins)

Setup:

Half field

1-4-3-1 vs. 0-3-3-3

Activity:

Ball starts in midfield (mix up starting positions and which team starts with ball). Also have GK punt from hand.

Blue team scores in big goal.

White team scores by getting ball into scoring zone.

Coaching Points:

~ Line of confrontation at just below center circle

~ 7/11 pushing play inside

~ #9 cutting field in half (deny weakside CB)

~ Compacting the field


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