Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Phase 3: Begin the Press- Session 1

Profile Summary

Ian McClurg
Name: Ian McClurg
City: Ancaster
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm--Up

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm--Up
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm--Up

Warm--Up (20 mins)

Organization

1 ball/player. Players play within 5 m x 5 m grids, with central cone. Players execute core footwork moves at any of 5 cones within their work area. Moves can include a) inside/insides b) Toe Taps c) Insides/Toe Taps Combinations etc.

Have players work for 1 minute low pace/1 minute 60-70% and 30 secs full-pace with 1 minute rest between each move

Coaching Points:

1) Ball under close control - 1 step away

2) Quick feet - on toes

3) Positive touches -with intent

4) Head up to see options


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

SAQ (10 mins)

Organization:

3 lines of players. Work on Speed, Agility and Quickness.

a) Begin by having players sprint to each cone and stop quickly

b) Progress to breaking right or left at 2nd and 3rd cone. After breaking right or left players will backpedle horizontal and then sprint forward to next cone

c) Add ball

Coaching Points:

1)Importance of 1st step – use back leg as spring

2)Pump Arms for power

3)Keep head steady

4)On toes - stay off heals

Progression:

Make it competetive with races


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technique

Technique (20 mins)

Organization:

Players start at opposite corners. Player 1 (Blue) plays to player 2 (Red). Player 2 is attacker and attempts to get to one of 3 cones without being intercepted by player 1.

Coaching Points: (Defending)

1) Apply early pressure on ball

2) Stay on toes

3) Body position to dictate where attacker goes

4) Change of direction/pace to keep up with attackers movements

Progressions:

1) Progress to 2v2's and 3v2's

2) Attackers score additional points by playing ball off defenders shins


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

SSG (20 mins)

Organization:

SSG - 2v2 with goalkeepers. Once attacking team has an attempt on goal (or scores) the attacker who had the opportunity must sprint around one of the red cones. The defending team aims to then then launch a 2v1 immeditely

Coaching Points:

1) Fast transition by all players between attacking /defending

2) Break quickly with forward running (counter - attacking team)

3) Fast and direct with combination play (counter-attacking team)

4) Delay by defending team until 2nd player recovers

5) Fast recovery by 2nd defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

Game (20 mins)

Let them play! For quick transition, set the condition that once score must then attack the opposite goal


Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Custom Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Dribble
To link this page so that even non-Members can see it, copy paste this URL