Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00/G03 Emerald - Out of possession in attacking half - dealing with direct play

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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

Description

Objectives:

~ Improve #4/5 winning balls in the air.

~ Improve shape of back four when one player steps to win ball.

~ Improve #6 cutting off passing lanes into central players (shield the CBs)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WU - Lofted Long Ladder

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WU - Lofted Long Ladder (20 mins)

A) warm up

3 teams - 1 team on outside of grid with balls in hand; 1 team without ball moving inside grid; 1 team passing and moving in grid.

Team on outside tosses to player who controls and plays back.

3rd team is passing and moving with a bouncing ball.

Long ladder competition:

Long ladder with every long ball being in the air (to receiver on 1 bounce or less).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 team rondo

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3 team rondo (20 mins)

Intervals:

4 minutes + 1 min rest x 3 games = 15 min total

Setup:

3 side by side grids - each grid 20x20 (long and narrow)

3 teams of 5

Activity:

Attacking teams are stuck in zone but can switch to each other.

One attacking player from far zone can drop into midfield.

Defensive team has 2 pressing, 1 in midfield, 2 in far zone (CBs)

Defensive team is trying to win ball and score by playing into central zone.

Coaching Points:

~ Pressure to making play predictable

~ "See one, screen one" for cover defenders (especially midfielder)

~ Reading the cues of initial pressure to determine position: tight pressure->tight cover

~ If player is playing long, drop off so can attack forward to win ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v3+2v4

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6v3+2v4 (20 mins)

Intervals:

Setup:

Attacking 1/3 setup as shown.

Central grid near midfield - 30x30

Activity:

Ball starts with goalie and the blue team tries to build out of the back to play long balls into 2 center forwards. Score by forwards completing one pass (or setup gates if too easy).

White team scores in big goal.

Once ball passes line, teams can go anywhere until a restart.

Coaching Points:

~ #4/5 play ball-side/goal-side on opposing CF.

~ #6 cutting off passes on the ground into CFs.

~ Shape of back four depending on how steps to win the ball in the air.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 ESSG

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8v8 ESSG (20 mins)

Intervals:

Setup:

1/2 field as shown with 20x20 scoring zone.

Field should be 50x70

Blue team in 1-2-2-2

White team in 2-3-2

Activity:

Blue scores by getting possession of ball into scoring zone (either by building up or via long ball).

White team scores in big goal.

Ball starts in various places (GK, throw in, kick off)

Offside applies in attacking half.

Coaching Points:

~ 4/5 - one steps to win ball, the other covers;

~ 4/5 - If CF facing own goal, don't let them turn.

~ 6 - Getting ball side of CMs in order to win 2nd ball


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

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8v8 (20 mins)

8v8 Game

1-4-1-2 vs. 1-4-1-2


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