Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Improving Your Teams Ability to Create Scoring Chances from the Middle

Profile Summary

Kyle Black
Name: Kyle Black
City: Lancaster
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Improving Teams Scoring Chances from the Middle (coaching points)

- Striker (#9) is vital to be sucessful scoring for the center of the field - whether as a scorer or as a facilitator.

- #9 working directly with #7 and #11 making through and diagional runs to penetrate the D will help greatly.

Duration: 90 minutes

Intensity: 

- Warm-up - Lower work rate with focus on touch and increasing HR

- Small Sided Activity - Medium, Semi opposed with movement in short bursts

- Expanded Small Side Activity - High, Opposed activity with goal and counter goal

- End Game - High 

"If you’re attacking,you don’t get as tired as when you’re chasing."

-Kyle Rote, Jr.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up - Triangle Passing - 10 Minutes

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up - Triangle Passing - 10 Minutes
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Warm-Up - Triangle Passing - 10 Minutes (10 mins)

Equipment:

- Triangle with 20 yard sides set up.

- Minimum of 4 players 

Organization:

- A passes to B and moves half way between the two and stops.

- B passes to C and follows their run.

- C passes to A who has stopped half way across and performs a give and go with C.

- A continues on to B's spot and the whole thing restarts with player D and everyone else rotated.

Key Coaching Points:

- One or two touches with proper weight.

- Quick decisive movement after passes working of eluding "defenders".


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Activity - Triangle Squared

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Small Sided Activity - Triangle Squared (15 mins)

Equipment:

- 20 yard triangle set up with a smaller (upside down) triangle set up inside

- 7 players - 3 white, 3 red and one target as shown

Organization:

- Ball starts on the outside and is played around the outside while looking to feed ball to the target player, #9, inside triangle (who must stay inside triangle).

- Defenders must stay on their lines between cones on smaller triangle.

- One point is earned for each time ball is successfully played in to target player and back out.

- Players switch roles every 2 minutes - rotate target player when needed.

Key Coaching Points:

- Quick movement by #9 into open channels.

- Quick ball movement with emphasis on one and two touch max working to stretch out defenders and move them out of position. (body shape when receiving ball is key)

- Offenders looking to make a split pass to "penetrating" striker.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Small-Sided Activity - Barc VS Bayern - 20 minutes

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Small-Sided Activity - Barc VS Bayern - 20 minutes
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Expanded Small-Sided Activity - Barc VS Bayern - 20 minutes (25 mins)

Equipment:

- 2 full sized goals

- Field 30x50 yards with half field clearly marked

- 5v5 + GK's

Organization:

- Two teams - Barca vs Bayern

- Barca team must have all players in same half and complete 4 passes before shooting

- Bayern team has 2 target players who must stay in attacking half and players can't enter attacking half until target player receives ball.

Key Coaching Points:

- Barca - player must move off the ball into space and give good support angles

- Bayern - target players must work to get open in space and either turn to penetrate or hold ball and wait for teammates in transition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match - 30 minutes

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Match - 30 minutes (40 mins)

- Transition right from 5v5 into 6v6 on same field

- One team in a 1-3-2-1

- Other team in a 1-2-2-2


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