Football/Soccer Session (First Team): Coach your team to defend in their own half

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Dino Hamzic, Adult Member

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Dino Hamzic
Name: Dino Hamzic
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up
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Warm-up

Organization:

2 grids each 15x20 (1v1 & 2v2)

1 big grid combined 30x40 (3v3)

Instructions:

1. 1v1 (2 goal game)

2. 2v2 (2 goal game)

3. 3v3 (4 goal game)

Coaching Points:

-How do we pressure?

-Who puts pressure?

-When do we speed up/slow down on pressing?

-Where does the support person go?

-Why is communication important?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small-Sided Activity

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small-Sided Activity
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Small-Sided Activity

Organization:

Half field, 1 big goal, 2 pug goals, 10 soccer balls

Instructions:

1. All restarts begin from Full Backs (Blue)

2. Blue looks to score on the big goal

3. Red looks to score on the 2 pug goals (6 Seconds to score)

8v8 (1-3-4 vs 3-2-2-1)

Coaching Points:

Communication: collective decision making, staying within 10 yards of each other to close down space

Recognize Visual Cues - When to press, delay

Technical- correct approach and body shape on defending

Tactical- shape in defense: depth, compactness, balance

Progressions:

1. 8v9

2. 9v9


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Activity

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Expanded Activity

Organization:

2 thirds of a full size pitch, 2 big goals, 5 cones, 10 soccer balls

Instructions:

1. All restarts begin from the GK (Blue)

2. Blue looks to score on the big goal

3. Red looks to score on the opposite goal (6 seconds to score)

4. Restraining line (Red Cone)

5. Confrontation line (Half line)

10v10 (1-3-5-1 vs 1-3-2-3-1)

Coaching Points:

Communication: collective decision making, staying within 10 yards of each other to close down space

Recognize Visual Cues - When to press, delay

Technical- correct approach and body shape on defending

Tactical- shape in defense: depth, compactness, balance, Discipline

Progressions:

1. 10v11


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

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Full Game

Organization:

Full Size Field

Instructions:

FIFA rules

11 v 11 (1-3-5-2 vs 1-4-2-3-1)

Coaching Points:

Same as above


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