Football/Soccer Session (U12): VUSC U12 Boys Zalewski- Pressure, cover (Start Time: 2016-09-08 19:15:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Pressure, cover.

Looking at providing not only correct cover at the right moment, but...

Reinforcing good and intense pressure

Correctly communicating what you want the pressuring player to do ("force left" or "force right")


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SAQ

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SAQ

Organization:

-13 cones. 1 area setup cones staggered 3 yards side to side, front to back. 1 area setup cones in line with 1.5 feet spacing between cones.

Instructions:

- Go twice through each time. Switch lines after each run through.

Coaching Points:

- Running the knees and light on our feet not stomping down. Balance and control of body.

Progressions:

Cone line:

(1). 2 feet in each

(2). Weave through shuffling side to side.

(3). 2 forward, 1 back through end.

(4). Around each cone figure 8s through the end.

Staggered:

(1). Side to side shuffling.

(2). Hopping 2 feet 1 forward, 1 back to the side.

(3). Hopping with control 1 cone to the next side to side (slow).

(4). Side to side but run around each cone.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- 2 in the middle

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Warm up- 2 in the middle (10 mins)

Organization: UPON ARRIVAL you can get players into this straight away until most players are present. Players make circle to play Rondo (keep away). Extra balls on outside of circle.

Instructions: Players in the middle try and steal or disrupt play. Outside playerskeep ball moving and don't let middle players touch it. Player who makes mistake passing changes with defender in the longest.

Coaching Points: (1). Don't get split- stay connected

(2). Communication

(3). Force left, force right


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity- Pressure, Cover to goals

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Main Activity- Pressure, Cover to goals (30 mins)

Organization: Fast paced 1v1 into 2v1, into 3v2

Blue attacks yellow at speed. Play is 1 v. 1. Player who shoots becomes defender. Example: Blue shoots and next yellow attacks at speed. Goalkeeper replaced by player who didn't shoot.

Coaching points:

(1). Speed of play.

(2). Mental awareness, moment of loss of possession.

(3). Figure out when to pressure when to delay. Moments? Bad touch, bad pass, bad player?

(4). Communicate, force left, force right.

Progressions:

Yellow passes to blue and become pressure, cover defenders. Play until blue scores or yellow regains possession and dribble/pass through gates in corner.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned game

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Conditioned game (10 mins)

Organization: 30x30 area. Even teams. 2 moving target players from each team on outside perimeter.

Instructions: Possession inside of the space. Use only your color target players to keep possession. Target players stay on outside. 7 passes = 1 point

Coaching Points:

1. Deny dribble penetration

2. Deny close option pass and communicate

3. Deny pass directly to target.

Progressions:

(1.) 7 passes = 1 point. 5x3 minute rounds.

(2). 2 touch maximum

(3). Switching outside players- when you pass to target player, you become the target player and they join the middle.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 to Goals

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4v4 to Goals (25 mins)

Organization: 4v4. First team to score stays on and losing team goes off.

Coaching Points:

(1). Reinforce pressure, cover and how it relates to the game.

(2). Address rest of defense how to close spaces and deny penetration.


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