Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Attacking Principals 1.0 : Wide Play

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Gerardo  Mora
Name: Gerardo Mora
City: Temple City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up & SAQ

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up & SAQ
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Warm Up & SAQ (20 mins)

Organisation

Fairly tight area appropriate to your players.

Every player has a ball.

Various skills, tricks & turns.

How to Play

Encourage variety of directions, awareness of other players (head up) and movements to create & exploit space.

Intersperse with SAQ work.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing and finishing

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Crossing and finishing (20 mins)

Organisation

Set up the pitch as shown.

Use mannequins or have a back 4 set along the 18 yard line.

How to Play

Coach plays into highest midfielder (Combination and spread wide to LM/RM)

Wide players make realistic movements to receive (WM could come inside to trigger FB running beyond)

- touch and deliver

- set and deliver

If wide player takes his first touch inside

- Overlaps

- Underlaps

Movement of the front man (disappear/reappear)

Timing of runs.

Types of finish.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game (25 mins)

Organization

Half pitch game set up with target goals on one end.

Channels line outside of field.

How to Play

Team attacking big goal can play inside channels with free play.

Team defending big goal scores in gates on the counter.

Beyond the Yellow cones, attacking team can use the channels

Goals from crosses worth 2.

Possible Coaching Points

Use the wide players when play dictates.

If defenders show gaps inside try to penetrate centrally.

Be mindful of counter attack.

Timing & angle of runs.

Types of finish.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Attacking in the final 3rd

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Attacking in the final 3rd (25 mins)

Small Sided Game

Organisation

Pitch set up as shown, size to suit your players.

Overload the atacking team to start with.

How to Play

Coach plays in to start the game.

Play each ball to a natural finish.

Defenders win if they can recover the ball and play to coach on the full.

Possible Coaching Points

Rotation and movement in midfield.

- Breaking the lines in midfield.

Where and when the FB go? (Cues & Triggers)

Movement of the CF/Opposite winger.

When to play long/short/switch play.

How to break through the middle/wide areas.

Types of finish.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool Down & IDT

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Cool Down & IDT (25 mins)

Ensure a minimum of 15 minutes Individual Development Time before Cool Down.


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