Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Transition from defense to attack in middle third

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup & Transition finishing

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Warmup & Transition finishing (20 mins)

Tabata turns:

8 rounds: 20 seconds of turns between 2 lines 10 yards apart. Right foot on one line, left foot on the other. 10 seconds rest.

New turn each round: pull back, step on, run over, stepover, inside cut, outside chop, cruyff, L-turn

1v1 Transition game:

1) Player comes out and attempts to score in big goal. After shot immediate transition to defense.

2) After shot, new player comes out with ball to score in little goal

After defense player gets ball and does strength exercise:

+ 5 squats, walking plank between cones (3 yards apart)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Double rondo

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Double rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

9 players

two adjacent 10x10 grids

Activity:

4 outside players + inside neutral combine to keep possession from 2 defenders.

When defenders win ball they play across to other grid and become outside attacker for that grid.

Attackers that were on middle line become defenders.

Neutral switches grids to be CM.

Coaching Points:

+ Why do we play to other grid immediately after winning ball?

+ Why do players that won ball join the other grid?

+ In possession: Create angles, receive opposite foot. Check shoulders.

+ Out of possession: Work as a team, make play predictable, limit space to defend.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2+2 Rondo

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2v2+2 Rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

15x15 Grid

3 teams of 2

Activity:

One team of two works as neutral wide players. Other two compete to win ball and keep possession.

Coaching Points:

+ Upon winning possession -> play simple, get BIG

+ Pass and move to new quadrant

+ Use width, depth and create angles

+ Defense: Compact and force don't let them play across to neutral

Progression:

+ Add goals on endlines.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5+3 Rondo

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5v5+3 Rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

40x40 grid in midfield

2 teams + 3 neutrals (wide and CB/CF)

Activity:

Team in possession tries to keep ball away from defensive team.

10 passes = 1 goal

Coaching Points:

+ Play simple on transition "Play what you face and get big"

+ Create angles, receive with farthest foot

+ Try to play 2 touch

Progression:

+ Add gates as goals

+ After a successful switch of play, can go to goal


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Play - 6v6+1

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Play - 6v6+1 (20 mins)

Coaching Points:

+ Play simple when winning possession.

+ Look for switch and to get out of pressure.

+ CM spacing


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