Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): BP - Midfield Play (Model Session 2)

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Steven Spurway
Name: Steven Spurway
City: Carnes Hill
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Practice

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* CONES AND PLAYERS POSITIONED AS ILLUSTRATED.

* IF THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS ALLOWS/REQUIRES - 2 PLAYERS PER POSITION OR A SIMILAR ORGANISATION ON THE OTHER HALF OF THE FIELD.

* AT LEAST 2 PLAYERS AT THE STARTING POSITION AND 2 AT THE CENTRAL CONE.

* THE PLAYERS PASS THE BALL AROUND IN A LOGICAL SEQUENCE.

* PLAYERS FOLLOW THEIR PASS TO THE NEXT POSITION.

* NOW GO THE OTHER WAY AROUND AND PLAYERS #6 AND #8 ADJUST ACCORDINGLY.

POSSIBLE COACHES REMARKS

* PASS PRECISION AND BALL SPEED.

* CHECK OUT BEFORE ASKING/RECEIVING THE BALL.

* NOW WE GO IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION.

* GRADUALLY INCREASE YOUR RUNNING SPEED.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Practice

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* PASSING PRACTICE VARIATION.

* PLAYER ROTATIONS ARE NOW AS FOLLOWS: #3 GOES TO #8, #8 TO #9. #9 TO #6 AND #6 BACK TO THE START (THEN RECOMMENCE).

* TWO #10 STAY IN THE MIDDLE.

* NOW JUST IMPROVISE BUT USE A LOGICAL ORDER AND EVERY PLAYER MUST TOUCH THE BALL.

POSITION THE PRACTICE IN A 'REALISTIC' AREA OF THE FIELD (BETWEEN PENALTY BOX AND CENTRE CIRCLE).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positioning Game

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Positioning Game

POSITIONING GAME - 3 V 3 + 2 (5 V 3)

* A GRID OF APPROX. 30M X 25M, POSITIONED IN 'GAME REALISTIC' AREA OF THE FIELD.

* TWO GROUPS OF 3 OUTFIELD PLAYERS.

* ONE TEAM CONSISTING OF THE MIDFIELD PLAYERS BEING #6, #8 AND #10 (YELLOW).

* #3 AND #9 ARE NEUTRAL PLAYERS (BLUE) ARE POSITIONED ON EACH BACK LINE.

* #3 STARTS THE GAME FOR YELLOW WHO MUST TRY TO PASS THE BALL ON THE GROUND TO #9 ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE.

* #9 MUST NOW PASS THE BALL BACK ACROSS THE GRID TO #3, WHO STARTS AGAIN.

* IF RED WINS THE BALL, THEY MUST TRY TO PASS TO #9 WHO RESTARTS THE GAME WITH RED IN POSSESSION AND YELLOW DEFENDING.

* IF THE PASS ACROSS THE GRID IS INTERCEPTED (OR #3 IS NOT ABLE TO PROPERLY CONTROL IT), THE GAME RESTARTS WITH #9 AND POSSESSION FOR RED.

STEPS UP OR DOWN

* MAKE GRIDS BIGGER/SMALLER.

* FREE/LIMITED TOUCHES.

* FREE/MINIMUM NUMBER OF PASSES BEFORE YOU CAN PLAY TO #3 OR #9.

* 1 POINT FOR EVERY COMPLETED SEQUENCE.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Training

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* POSITION A SECOND 25M-50M GRID ADJACENT TO THE ONE OF THE POSITIONING GAME, AS ILLUSTRATED.

* INSIDE THIS GRID ARE THE DEFENDERS #2, #3, #4 AND #5 OF THE RED TEAM.

* GOALKEEPER #1 FEEDS THEM A BALL AND THEY COMBINE AMONGST EACH OTHER UNTIL THERE IS A GOOD SITUATION TO PASS TO ONE OF THE MIDFIELDERS IN THE ADJACENT GRID.

* THE MIDFIELDERS TRY TO PASS INTO ONE OF THE 2 MINI GOALS, USING #9 AS A BOUNCER.

* IF THE BLUE TEAM INTERCEPTS THE BALL, THEY TRY TO PASS THE BALL INTO THE HANDS OF THE GOALKEEPER.

* AFTER EVERY SUCCESSFUL/UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT - RESTART WITH GOALKEEPER.

* NEXT STEP IS TO INTRODUCE 1 OR MORE OPPONENTS IN THE GRID OF THE DEFENDERS.

THIS ORGANISATION IS AIMED AT PRACTICING MIDFIELD PLAY IN RELATION TO BUILDING-UP.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Training

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* WE CAN ALSO APPLY THE SAME PRINCIPLE TO PRACTICE MIDFIEDL PLAY IN RELATION TO ATTACKING BY PLACING THE ADJACENT GRID AT THE OPPOSITE END OF THE MIDFIELD GRID AS ILLUSTRATED.

* THE MIDFIELDER MUST CREATE/USE THE RIGHT OPPORTUNITY TO PASS TO ONE OF THE 3 ATTACKERS IN THE ADJACENT GRID, WHO MUST TRY TO SCORE AGAINST 1, 2 OR 3 DEFENDERS.

PROGRESSION

* ONE MIDFIELDER CAN JOIN THE ATTACK (WITH OR WITHOUT THE BALL).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Training Game

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* 8 V 8, NORMAL RULES APPLY.

* FORMATION RED - 1-4-3-1 AS ILLUSTRATED.

* FORMATION BLUE - 1-2-3-3 AS ILLUSTRATED.

* IF OUR TRAINING AIM IS TO IMPROVE MIDFIELD PLAY IN RELATION TO BUILDING -UP WE FOCUS ON THE EXECUTION OF THE RED TEAM.

* IF OUR TRAINING AIM IS TO IMPROVE MIDFIELD PLAY IN RELATION TO ATTACKING WE FOCUS ON THE EXECUTION OF THE BLUE TEAM.


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