Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 1. OSA Defending Phase 2-4-6 Week 4 Retaining the ball through the Defending Third

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Gary Bailey
Name: Gary Bailey
City: Hatfield
Country: United Kingdom
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Sport: Football/Soccer

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U18's


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending In-Balance

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending In-Balance
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Defending In-Balance

Objectives

Inpossession players can move anywhere on the pitch, out of possession the team must operate in-balance on their respected unit lines. They can move across the lines but not forward or backwards off them. Attacking players play through the units and shoot into GK's hands for the warm-up and then to score there after.

Individual - Towners SP's in order to press the ball as and when it comes across them.

Technical

1.Ability to defend 1v1 from;

a.Front

i.Body shape/position

ii.Angles and distances

iii.Patience

iv.Tackling and blocking

b.Behind

i.Body shape/position

ii.Angles and distances

iii.Patience

iv.Tackling and blocking

c.Side

i.Body shape/position

ii.Angles and distances

iii.Patience

d.No Pressure = Screen

i.Distance from the ball

ii.Distance from players behind and side

iii.Body position

iv.Interception

2.Supporting Defenders (2v1/1v2 – 4v4)

a.From front approach

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

b.From side approach

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

c.From behind approach

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

d.No Pressure = Screen

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

3.Marking

a.Side

b.Distances

4.Intercepting

a.Recognition

b.Anticipation

c.Direction and strength of touch

5.Heading

a.Contact surface

b.Direction and strength

c.Generation of power

d.Re-directing and diverting

7.Recognition of non-tackling scenarios

8.Passing ranges

a.Short

b.Long – driven

c.Long – lofted

d.Short – chip

e.Long – swerved

f.Disguise passing

g.Reverse passing

h.Playing on one or two touch

i.Weight and shape

j.Appreciation

9.Receiving skills

a.Head movement

b.Body position

c.Aerially

i.Decision of surface

ii.Direction and strength

iii.Disguise

iv.One touch pass/divert

d.Ground

i.Decision of surface

ii.Direction and strength

iii.Disguise

iv.One touch pass/divert

10.Creating space as an individual

a.Angle

b.Disguise/deception

c.Timing

d.Shape

11.Finishing from;

a.Long shots

b.Crosses

c.Wide angles

d.One touch

e.Aerially

i.Heading

ii.Volleying

iii.Unorthodox

f.Unorthodox finishing

12.Shielding the ball

a.Upon receiving

b.Whilst stationary

c.Whilst on the move

Tactical

1.Immediate disruption – 5 yard fury

2.Understands how to direct play through the angle of approach to the ball

a.Straight lines = no archs

3.Recognises how to create 2v1’s defensive overloads

4.Communication

a.Encouragement

b.Informative

5.Regain and retain

a.Where am I?

6.Players can take up supporting positions based upon the situation

7.Immediate support and adjustment to initial pressure = Triggers

8.Recognition of trigger

a.Is there only one way the attacker can go?

b.Distance from the ball

c.Do I need to press?

9.Directs play based upon where they are on the pitch

10.Players understanding of their positional needs based upon the situation and where we are on the pitch

11.Directs play based upon numerical overloads

12.Game management and understanding

13.Retention of the ball upon regaining possession

a.First two passes to;

i.Increase team dimensions

ii.Increase supporting options

iii.Change mental state

14.Recognising when


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending In-Balance - Denfenders engaging deep lying attackers

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Defending In-Balance - Denfenders engaging deep lying attackers

Objectives

Inpossession players can move anywhere on the pitch, out of possession the team must operate in-balance on their respected unit lines. They can move across the lines but not forward or backwards off them. Attacking players play through the units and shoot into GK's hands for the warm-up and then to score there after. A defender can step in to engage deep lying attacking players to prevent them turning. One player only at one time can be in there.

Individual - Greater relationship developed between Joseph and Jackson in pressing and covering

Technical

1.Ability to defend 1v1 from;

a.Front

i.Body shape/position

ii.Angles and distances

iii.Patience

iv.Tackling and blocking

b.Behind

i.Body shape/position

ii.Angles and distances

iii.Patience

iv.Tackling and blocking

c.Side

i.Body shape/position

ii.Angles and distances

iii.Patience

d.No Pressure = Screen

i.Distance from the ball

ii.Distance from players behind and side

iii.Body position

iv.Interception

2.Supporting Defenders (2v1/1v2 – 4v4)

a.From front approach

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

b.From side approach

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

c.From behind approach

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

d.No Pressure = Screen

i.Angles

ii.Distances

iii.Body position

iv.Communication

3.Marking

a.Side

b.Distances

4.Intercepting

a.Recognition

b.Anticipation

c.Direction and strength of touch

5.Heading

a.Contact surface

b.Direction and strength

c.Generation of power

d.Re-directing and diverting

7.Recognition of non-tackling scenarios

8.Passing ranges

a.Short

b.Long – driven

c.Long – lofted

d.Short – chip

e.Long – swerved

f.Disguise passing

g.Reverse passing

h.Playing on one or two touch

i.Weight and shape

j.Appreciation

9.Receiving skills

a.Head movement

b.Body position

c.Aerially

i.Decision of surface

ii.Direction and strength

iii.Disguise

iv.One touch pass/divert

d.Ground

i.Decision of surface

ii.Direction and strength

iii.Disguise

iv.One touch pass/divert

10.Creating space as an individual

a.Angle

b.Disguise/deception

c.Timing

d.Shape

11.Finishing from;

a.Long shots

b.Crosses

c.Wide angles

d.One touch

e.Aerially

i.Heading

ii.Volleying

iii.Unorthodox

f.Unorthodox finishing

12.Shielding the ball

a.Upon receiving

b.Whilst stationary

c.Whilst on the move

Tactical

1.Immediate disruption – 5 yard fury

2.Understands how to direct play through the angle of approach to the ball

a.Straight lines = no archs

3.Recognises how to create 2v1’s defensive overloads

4.Communication

a.Encouragement

b.Informative

5.Regain and retain

a.Where am I?

6.Players can take up supporting positions based upon the situation

7.Immediate support and adjustment to initial pressure = Triggers

8.Recognition of trigger

a.Is there only one way the attacker can go?

b.Distance from the ball

c.Do I need to press?

9.Directs play based upon where they are on the pitch

10.Players understanding of their positional needs based upon the situation and where we are on the pitch

11.Directs play based upon numerical overloads

12.Game management and understanding

13.Retention of the ball upon regaining possession

a.First two passes to;

i.Increase team dimensions

ii.Increase supporting options

iii.Change mental state

14.Recognising when


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1-2v1 Forcing players away from goal

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1-2v1 Forcing players away from goal
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1v1-2v1 Forcing players away from goal

Objective

1. Play 1v1 inside the 20x10 area. The red defender must prevent the attacker from scoring through the gate, upon winning the ball he can attempt to pass/RWTB/dribble into the opposite goal to score.

2. Same as above, however when the attacker crosses the marked line another defender can approach to make 2v1 in the defenders favour

Technical

1.Ability to defend 1v1 from;

a.Front

b.Behind

c.Side

d.No pressure

2.Ability to dictate an opponent through body shape, angles and distances

3.Tackling technique

5.Turning out of tight areas

a.Cryuff’s

b.Outside/inside hooks

c.Drag backs

6.Shielding the ball

Tactical

1.Understands how to direct play through the angle of approach to the ball

2.Directs play based upon where they are on the pitch – wide

4.Create 2v1 overloads when WM attack the front of opposing WM’s with FB’s

7.Awareness – getting one’s head up whilst under pressure

8.RWTB – into vacant space

9.Passing skills

a.Short if under pressure

b.Long if one has time

Physical

1. Strength to withdraw challenges

2. Speed to get away from pressure

Psychological

1.Developing calm in a frantic third


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Regaining the ball in the defending third and attacking

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Regaining the ball in the defending third and attacking

Objectives

Play 9v7 inside two thirds of a pitch. Coach sets the play up by playing the first ball into a wide attacking midfielder to then attack from within the defending third.

Technical

1.Ability to defend 1v1 from;

a.Front

b.Behind

c.Side

d.No pressure

2.Ability to dictate an opponent through body shape, angles and distances

3.Tackling techniques

4.Heading

a.Aerially

b.Transition

5.Turning out of tight areas

a.Cryuff’s

b.Outside/inside hooks

c.Drag backs

6.Shielding the ball

7.Awareness – getting one’s head up whilst under pressure

8.RWTB – into vacant space

9.Passing skills

a.Short if under pressure

b.Long if one has time

10.One’s ability to create space through intelligent, deceptive movement

11.Receiving passes over a variety of shapes and lengths under and/or no pressure

Tactical

1.Understands how to direct play through the angle of approach to the ball

2.Directs play based upon where they are on the pitch – wide

3.Players can take up supporting positions based upon the situation

a.Ball side

b.Opposite side

4.Create 2v1 overloads when WM attack the front of opposing WM’s with FB’s

5.Dealing with crossing situations

a.1v1 on ball

b.2v1 on ball

c.Position of remaining defenders

d.Position of CM’s to deal with late runners/cut backs

6.ecognising how to retain the ball upon regaining have we got pivotal players to take the sting out of the game

a.CD’s dropping off

b.WM’s initial angles at speed

c.Opposite wide players position – in to receive/out to stretch the game, how does this affect other FB

7.Understanding the direction of play based upon where we regain possession

8.Understanding how and when to quicken play up or slow down

9.Support ahead of the ball in order to maintain momentum

10.Securing the game and remaining in balance whilst in possession

Physical

Strength and power to withstand confrontation from all angles

Speed to break away from trouble

Psychological

1.Developing calm in a frantic third

2.Developing clarity in how to deal with this third

3.Recovering from mistakes positively – don’t let one lead to another

4.Not avoiding inevitable confrontation in 1v1 battles

5.“Punching above your weight”

6.Prepared to make decisions coming out of confrontation

7.Calm and ready to change mind-set based upon the turnover of possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending Deep and Retaining Possession

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Defending Deep and Retaining Possession

Objective

1. Play 3v3 inside the 30x20 area. The red defenders must prevent the attacker from scoring through the gate, upon winning the ball he can attempt to pass/RWTB/dribble into the opposite goal to score. Play as a normal SSG. Use the no mans land players to help the attacking side

2. Same as above, however when the attacker passes the ball in the area the opposite server can step in making the attackers 4v3 in their favour encouraging 2v1's as previous

Technical

1.Ability to defend 1v1 from;

a.Front

b.Behind

c.Side

d.No pressure

2.Ability to dictate an opponent through body shape, angles and distances

3.Tackling technique

5.Turning out of tight areas

a.Cryuff’s

b.Outside/inside hooks

c.Drag backs

6.Shielding the ball

Tactical

1.Understands how to direct play through the angle of approach to the ball

2.Directs play based upon where they are on the pitch – wide

4.Create 2v1 overloads when WM attack the front of opposing WM’s with FB’s

7.Awareness – getting one’s head up whilst under pressure

8.RWTB – into vacant space

9.Passing skills

a.Short if under pressure

b.Long if one has time

Physical

1. Strength to withdraw challenges

2. Speed to get away from pressure

Psychological

1.Developing calm in a frantic third


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