Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Tactical - Attacking Combination Play

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Stephen Fells
Name: Stephen Fells
City: Wappingers Falls
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Quickstrike FC is a premier soccer program that competes at the Regional and National levels.

Our primary focus is the development of player values; including commitment to excellence, sportsmanship, as well as technical, tactical and team skills required to fulfill potential and progress to the highest level of play. The program provides high standard of excellence as it relates to a professional coaching and training.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activation/Warm Up/Stretching

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Activation/Warm Up/Stretching (15 mins)

Activation:

1. Knee Series – 5x front to back / side to side 5x circles each direction

2. Squat Series – 5x with 2 second hold / 5x with rotation

3. Hip Series – 5x each direction (Open, Circle Front, Circle Back, Kick Back)

4. Plank Series:

a. Front Plank - 5x each exercise (Leg raises alternating, taps, stacks)

b. Side Plank - 5x each exercise (Dips, leg raises, taps, knee hold)

Warmup:

Organization:

6 outside cones - 15 yards by 8 yards

2 central cones - 4 yards from outside cones

Instructions:

Two lines of players, one per line

Exercises:

1. Up - Jog / Back - Jog

2. Repeat 1

3. Up - High Knees/Butt Kicks / Back - Jog

4. Up - Close Gate/Open Gate / Back - Jog

5. Up - Side Shuffle / Back - Side Shuffle

6. Up - Quad Stretch/Knee Pulls / Back - Forward Shuffle

7. Up A-Skip / Back - Shuffle 2 Backwards

8. Up - Groins / Back - Back Pedal 1/2 Way, Turn, Stride

9. Up - Scoops/Walking Calf Stretch / Back - Back Pedal 1/2 Way, Turn, Stride

10. Up - SL R Hops/Jog SL L Hops/Jog / Back - Stride Out

11. Up - High Intensity Jog - 25%/50%/75%/100% / Back - Slow Jog

12. Up - Sprint Up, Side Shuffle Across / Back - Jog

13. Up - Sprint Forward In/Back Pedal Out / Back - Jog

14. Up - Sprint Diagonally Across / Bag - Jog

Switch Lines/High Fives

15. Up - Sprint Diagonally Across / Back - Jog

Video: https://youtu.be/EJIj-Fn572s


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

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Y Passing Pattern (15 mins)

Organization:

4 cones in 'Y' shape

10 yards from start line to far cones 'C'

5 yards from start line to first cone 'B'

5 to 8 yards from cone 'B' to cones 'C'

Players line up at 'A' with ball

Instructions:

2 to 3 minutes on each variation. Rest between variations with dynamic stretch, Quick Feet Series (front to back, side to side, 1-2 hold, jumps)

Variation 1 - Pass, Lay-off, Pass, Dribble:

Players on each cone, remaining players line up at 'A' with one ball each.

Player at 'A' passes ball to player at 'B'

Player at 'B' passes ball back to player at 'A'

Player at 'A' passes ball to either player at 'C' (alternate sides).

Player at 'A' runs to 'B'

Player at 'B' runs to 'C'

Player receiving ball at 'C' dribbles ball to back of line at 'A'

Variation 2 - Pass, Turn, Combination:

Players on each cone, remaining players line up at 'A' with one ball each.

Player at 'A' passes ball to player at 'B', jogs to 'B'

Player at 'B' turns, passes ball to player at 'C' (alternate sides) and jogs to 'C'

Player at 'C' passes ball to player jogging to 'C'

Player jogging to 'C' passes ball one touch/1 - 2 back to player runngin from 'C' to back of line at 'A'

Video: https://youtu.be/EJIj-Fn572s


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme I

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Main Theme I (15 mins)

Organization:

20 x 30 area set up as shown (x2)

6 players (1 Attacker, 2 combination players & 2 Target Players, 1 waiting)

Mini Goal

1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

Attacker (A) starts with ball on line. Combination players (B) start in middle of area

On Attacker (A) 1st touch forward combination players (B) split to edge of channel

Attacker (A) chooses which players (B) to link up with; wall pass, overlap? & contines forward

After receiving ball back Attacker (A) now plays 1st time pass off either target player (D) & aims to finish in the mini goal with a 1st time shot.

After each play rotation happens: Attacker becomes combination player. Combination player moves up to free target spot and target player who was used collects ball from net & dribbles down to become next attacker at start line.

Coaching Points:

Movement off the ball to receive

Quality & speed of pass

Execution & Understanding of Combination Moves

Wall Passes, Double Passes & Overlaps

Progressions:

P - Target player next to mini goal that is not used comes out to become passive defender

P - Play the whole move one touch?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (15 mins)

Organization:

20 x 30 area set upas shown (x2)

2 mini goals per field set up as shown

6 players per field (2 Attackers, 2 Defenders & 2 Support Players)

1 Ball (additinal on outside)

Instructions:

Teams play 2v2 mini game inside area.Attacking team aims to score in mini goal (directional)

Attacking team can use Support Players on side lines to create overloads (3v2)

Support Players must play one touch & move anywhere along sideline to support the play

After set time rotate players

Coaching Points:

Movement off the ball to receive

Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

Attack at speed & finish!

Progressions:

P - Play 3min games with winners staying on. Team to win 3 in a row get golden point & rotate out.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme III

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Main Theme III (15 mins)

Organization:

From previous activity remove middle line to open up area as shown

Move mini goals towards the corners

12 Players (4 Attackers, 4 Defenders & 4 Support Players)

1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

Teams play 4v4 inside the playing area. Attacking team aim to score in any mini goal.

Before scoring attacking team must combine with at least one Support Player.

Support Players can move anywhere along their endline & must play 1 touch.

After set time rotate the team out.

Coaching Points:

Movement off the ball to receive

Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

Awareness of space & surroundings. Circulate the ball!

Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

Attack at speed & finish!

Progressions:

P - Attacking team must make 4 consecutive passes before scoring (can include Support Player pass)

P - Winner Stays On!! First to score 2 goals wins & stay on the field!!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game I

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Conditioned Game I (15 mins)

Organization:

From previous activity mark center line with cones as shown

Add two mini goals on sidelines as shown

12 Players (5 Attackers, 5 Defenders & 2 Support Players)

1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

As per the last game teams play 5v5 (inc. keepers) inside playing area

This time however one team is aiming to score in big goals whilst other team scores in mini goals

Both sets of players can move anywhere inside the playing area

Support Players are now inside the playing area - 1 Suport players per half who plays for both teams

Play for 4mins and then assign teams to score in new goals

After two games rotate the Support Players

Coaching Points:

Movement off the ball to receive. Make the field BIG!

Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

Awareness of space & surroundings. Circulate the ball!

Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

Attack at speed, take advantage of 3v2's & finish!

Progressions:

P - Attacking team must use a Support Player before scoring

P - Support Players are free to roam anywhere inside playing area


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game II

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Conditioned Game II (15 mins)

Organization:

30 x 50 area set up as shown

Mark 1/2 way line using cones

12 Players (5 Attackers, 5 Defenders, 2 Support Players)

1 Ball (additional on outside)

Instructions:

Teams play 5v5 inside area (inc. keepers).Attacking team aims to score past keeper into goal

Players are assigned a 1/2 in which they must operate, creating a 2v2 in each area.

Attacking team can use Support Players at any time, who operate entire sideline

Attacking player on the ball can dribble/pass into Attacking 1/2 to create 3v2 overload

Attacking player on ball can alsouse Support Player to overload (see diagram)

No player from defending team can track into oppsite 1/2. Player reurturns when possession breaks

After set time rotate players

Coaching Points:

Movement off the ball to receive. Make the field BIG!

Quality & speed of pass. Keep possession

Awareness of space & surroundings. Circulate the ball!

Execution & Timing of Combination Moves

Create triangles with support players; 3v2 overloads

Attack at speed, take advantage of 3v2's & finish!

Progressions:

P - Attacking team can only enter opposite 1/2 through a Support Player

R - Attacker can now dribble into oppsite half to create 3v2 overloads

P - Defender can now track Attacker


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