Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Transition to attack in middle 1/3 - improving ability to maintain possession

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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

Objectives:

~ Play simple and the way you face when winning possession;

~ Improve opposite movement of #6/8/10 when central

~ Improve reading cues of when to support behind (pressure on ball) vs. ahead of ball (space and time)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v1->3v1 Rondos Warm Up

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4v1->3v1 Rondos Warm Up (10 mins)

Setup:

9x9 Grids

A) 4v1:

Rules:

MUST receive ball with foot that is farthest from passer (open body position).

MUST create angle by sliding to nearest cone.

MUST play 2 touch.

MUST say name of who you are passing to.

B) 3v1:

No restrictions. If defender wins ball they switch whoever lost it.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v2 competition

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5v2 competition (20 mins)

Intervals:

90 second games + 30 sec rest x 6 games = 12 min

Setup:

Teams of 7

15x15 grids

Activity:

Team on outside tries to possess ball and score goal by connecting 10 passes.

Defending team tries to win ball and score in small goals.

Coaching Points:

+ Central player moves opposite direction of ball (don't chase ball)

+ When defense wins ball, play simple and the way you face to get out of pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4+3

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4v4+3 (30 mins)

Setup:

25x20 grid

2 teams

Activity:

Team in possession uses neutrals to maintain possession. Defending team tries to win possession.

15 passes = 1 goal

Coaching Points:

+ Play simple and quick when winning possession

+ "Play the way you face"

+ Immediate switch of play when winning possession

+ Central player moving opposite direction of ball

+ Central player working between lines of defenders


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

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6v6 - 6 goal game (30 mins)

Setup:

40x70 field

6 goals

3 teams of 6 (one team rests while other two play)

Activity:

Team in possession tries to score in any of their 3 goals while defending the other 3.

2 touch limit. 1 touch max if facing own goals.

Progression:

~ No touch limit.

Coaching Points:

+ Spacing --> width (#2 & #3) and length (#4 & #8/10)

+ Central players moving opposite the ball

+ Support behind ball when pressure is applied

+ Forward runs when player on ball has time and space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8

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8v8 (20 mins)

8v8

1-4-2-1 vs. 1-2-2-3

Blue team scores in big goal.

White team scores in pugg goals (facing backwards to force possession)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Finishing

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Finishing (10 mins)

Setup:

Field as shown

Activity:

Teams compete to score after losing mark, checking to ball, turning and shooting on goal.


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