Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Boys 01 DA - Midfield defending (pressing & transition) - 11Apr16 (Start Time: 2016-04-11 17:00:00)

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Michael Cullina, Adult Member

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Michael Cullina
Name: Michael Cullina
City: Fairfax, VA
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): FIFA 11+

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): FIFA 11+
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FIFA 11+ (20 mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 - 5 transition

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8v8 - 5 transition (15 mins)

8v8 - 5 Transition

Set:up: Field - 40 x 44 divided into two halves

Organization: Teams of 8 players each on own half. 3 players may enter other half to defend and play back to own half. Teams add a defender after each point. 5 passes = 1 point.

Coaching Points

Immediate pressure | Team defending - when to press as a unit | Isolate attackers to shrink the field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive Midfield Pressing

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Defensive Midfield Pressing (20 mins)

Defensive Midfield Pressing & Recovery

Set-up: Half field playing to 1 big goal and two small goals

Organization: Blue team plays 4-4-1 (3-4-1) to wide goals. Red team plays 3-1-2.

Activity: Blue team starts in possession and tries to score in small goals. When shape gets stretched, coach plays a new ball to red who tries to score in big goal.

Coaching Points

Maintain discipline in shape | Immediate pressure in transition to slow attack | Squeeze on loss of possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 Flying Changes

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2v2 Flying Changes (20 mins)

Flying Changes - 2v2

Game is played 2v2 + GK. On ball over defensive end line new pair dribbles new ball on to field. Attackers immediately transition to defenders (Origina pair is off.) Ball across touch line is played to appropriate team from teammates. Offside in effect.

Coaching Points

Defending - Immediate pressure with communication | Communication from covering defender and goalkeeper (e.g. "push outside") | Covering distance & angle (no split) | Isolate 1 attacker | Double team

Attacking - Drive at defenders | Movement off the ball | Isolate defenders | Combinations (cues and execution) | Body position to provide 1-touch finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shooting - 4 Ball

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Shooting - 4 Ball (15 mins)

Shooting - 4 ball

Set-up: Players positioned as demonstrated with 8x8 box at top of penalty area

Activity: Shooter gets 2 touch to shoot ball from 1 and 2. Shooter gets 1 touch for ball from 3 and 4 with a recycle around pk spot in between. Balls served in air or ground.

Coaching Points

Technical shooting - plant foot / follow through / ankle locked | Choose proper surface


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