Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): BP - Attacking Wide Areas (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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Passing Practice

* PLAYERS IN THEIR GAME POSITIONS (AS ILLUSTRATED).

* RIGHT SIDE PLAYERS (RED) AND LEFT SIDE PLAYERS (BLUE) OPPOSITE OF ONE ANOTHER BUT NOT INTERFERRING WITH EACH OTHER.

* MINIMUM 2 PLAYERS IN THE POSITIONS #3 AND #4.

* IN CASE OF BIGGER NUMBERS - SET UP A SIMILAR ORGANISATION ON THE OTHER WING.

* RED WORKS FROM TOP DOWN. BLUE FROM BOTTOM UP (#7 RED PASSES TO #4 BLUE WHO STARTS THE SAME COMBINATION IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION UNTIL #11 BLUE PASSES THE BALL AGAIN TO RED #3.

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ALL PLAYERS FOLLOW THEIR PASS TO THE NEXT POSITION BUT ONLY ON THEIR OWN TEAM.

* AFTER #7 RED PASSES TO BLUE #4, RED #7 GOES TO THE POSITION OF RED #3 (SAME FOR BLUE #11 WHO MOVES TO POSITION #4).

* START WITH PRESCRIBED PASSING PATTERN AS ILLUSTRATED.

* INTRODUCE A 2ND OR 3RD PATTERN.

PROGRESSION

* NOW RED PASSES WITH PASSIVE RESISTANCE OF BLUE. CHOOSE THE RIGHT OPTION DEPENDING ON THE DEFENSIVE POSITIONING OF THE OPPOSING PLAYERS (THIS OPTION IS FOR ADVANCED PLAYERS ONLY).


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

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Positioning Game

* 7 V 4.

* 2 GRIDS OF APPROX. 30M X 30M (GRIDS A & C) SEPARATED BY A GRID OF 5M X 30M

(GRID B).

* 2 GROUPS OF 4 OUTFIELD PLAYERS.

* RED CONSISTING OF PLAYERS #2, #3, #6 AND #7.

* BLUE CONSISTING OF PLAYERS #4, #5, #8 AND #11.

* #9 AND #10 ARE NEUTRAL PLAYERS WHO ALWAYS PLAY WITH THE TEAM IN POSSESSION, ONE IN GRID B AND THE OTHER IN THE GRID WHERE THE POSITIONING GAME TAKES PLACE (AS ILLUSTRATED).

* 2 GOALKEEPERS POSITIONED ON EACH BACKLINE.

* #7 RED KEEP POSSESSION AGAINST #4 BLUE.

* PLAYERS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE IN THEIR GAME POSITIONS (ESPECIALLY THE TEAM IN BP).

* PROVIDE 4 OPTIONS (LEFT, RIGHT, CENTRAL AND FAR) FOR THE PLAYER ON THE BALL THROUGH PROPER POSITIONING.

* WHEN BLUE WINS THE BALL IN GRID A, THEY MUST TRY TO PASS TO #9 IN GRID B OR THEIR GOALKEEPER AT THE FAR END.

* IF THEY SUCCEED, ALL PLAYERS CROSS OVER TO GRID C WHERE THE GAME CONTINUES WITH BLUE IN POSSESSION AND RED DEFENDING.

* IF A RED PLAYER PASSES THE BALL OUT OF THE GRID, THE COACH IMMEDIATELY FEEDS A NEW BALL TO THE BLUE GOALKEEPERAND THE GAME RESTARTS IN GRID C WITH POSSESSION FOR BLUE.

STEPS UP OR DOWN

* MAKE GRIDS BIGGER/SMALLER.

* FREE/LIMITED TOUCHES.

* STOP-START CHANGE OF GRIDS.

* 'FLYING' CHANGE OF GRIDS.

REMARK

* POSITION THE GRIDS IN 'GAME REALISTIC' AREAS OF THE FIELD (AS ILLUSTRATED).


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

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* 3 GRIDS A, B AND C AS ILLUSTRATED.

* IN GRID A, #11 RED AND A BLUE DEFENDER (#2).

* #5 RED IS POSITIONED OUTSIDE THE GRID WITH PLENTY OF BALLS.

* IN GRID B, #9 AND #10 RED AND A BLUE DEFENDER (#3) PLUS A GOALKEEPER.

* IN GRID C, #7 RED AND A BLUE DEFENDER (#5) WITH RED #2 OUTSIDE THE GRID.

* #2 AND #5 RED ALTERNATELY FEED A BALL TO RESPECTIVELY #7 AND #11.

* #2 & #7 AND #5 & #11 MUST BEAT THE BLUE DEFENDERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE GRIDS THROUGH EFFECTIVE WING PLAY AND DELIVER A CROSS TO #9 AND #10 IN GRID B WHO TRY TO FINISH 2 V 1.

* THE DEFENDERS IN GRIDS A & C CANNOT DEFEND BEYOND THE EDGE OF THE PENALTY BOX.

WING PLAY OPTIONS

* THE WINGER BEATS THE DEFENDER 1 V 1 (SITUATION 1).

* THE WINGER PLAYS A WALL PASS WITH #9 OR #10 (SITUATION 2).


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

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MORE WING PLAY OPTIONS

* THE FULLBACK OVERLAPS THE WINGER TO CREATE A 2 V 1 (SITUATION 3).

* THE WINGER BOUNCES WITH THE FULLBACK AND BECOMES THE 3RD MAN VIA A COMBINATION WITH #9 OR #10 (SITUATION 4).

* THE OPTION SELECTED BY THE ATTACKING PLAYER OFTEN DEPENDS ON THE ACTION OF THE DEFENDER. THE COACH MAY NEED TO HELP THE PLAYERS DEVELOP THEIR AWARENESS AND INSIGHT TO SELECT THE MOST EFFECTIVE OPTION.

* COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE PLAYERS IS ESSENTIAL.

* ALSO PAY ATTENTION TO THE POSITIONING AND FINISHING OF #9 AND #10.


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

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Training Game

* 5 V 5 + GOALKEEPERS.

* THE FIELD IS POSITIONED IN A WIDE AREA OF THE FULL FIELD (AS ILLUSTRATED).

* FIELD LENGTH - BOX TO BOX (70M).

* FIELD WIDTH- CENTRAL AXIS TO SIDELINE (35M), DIVIDED BY THE HALFWAY LINE.

* TWO MINI GOALS PLACED AS ILLUSTRATED (BALLS NEXT TO THE GOALS).

* THE COACH WITH BALLS ON THE HALFWAY LINE.

* OFFSIDE RULE APPLIES.

* PLAYERS IN THEIR USUAL 'GAME POSITIONS'.

* IN THIS PARTICULAR GAME, IT MEANS THAT THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE TEM (#2, #3, #6 AND #7) + STRIKER #9 PLAYS AGAINST THE LEFT SIDE OF THE TEAM (#4, #5, #8 AND #11) + CENTRAL MIDFIELDER #10.

* IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT THE COACH MAINTAINS REALISTIC POSITIONS RELATIVE TO A FULL FIELD GAME WHICH EXPLAINS THE POSITION OF THE GOALS.

* #9 AND #10 TO CHANGE TEAMS HALFWAY THROUGH THE GAME.

* BY SETTING THE GAME UP THIS WAY, WING PLAY WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE EMPHASISED.


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