Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Playing in between or around to go forward

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Russell Shaw, Adult Member

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Russell Shaw
Name: Russell Shaw
City: ottawa
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 + 2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 + 2
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4v4 + 2 (20 mins)

-4v4 in grid w/2 bumper plyrs on outside each

-10 passes for a point

-3x3' rounds 1'R

Prog:

Game 1: When you pass to an outside plyr, you must exchange positions w/him

Game 2: Outside plyr can come in to rcv ball but another plyr must take his place

Emph: Inside plyr drag def out to create space for outside plyr to come in & get ball

Game 3: Same as previous but 2/3 tchs

Emph:

-Check in to rcv

-Check shoulder for pressure

-Create space by drag def away

-Exchange positions

*When we start indoor league, a key to success will be to exchange positions effectively


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ajax Passing

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Ajax Passing (20 mins)

SetUp

2 groups of 5+ as shown

Organization

Player B starts in a central position and opens up/out to receive. Player A starts with the ball and passes into Play B who takes a touch and passes to player C. Players pass and follow their pass.

Progressions

1) Introduce different ways to receive - inside/back foot, outside of front foot, front foot & skill

2) A plays a wall pass with B before B receives the ball back and plays to C

Coaching Points

Body shape when showing for and receiving the ball, side on

Receiving with furthest foot to open up

Firm accurate passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetrate to goals

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Penetrate to goals (20 mins)

Organization:

Game is split into the 3 zones. Teams are split into 6 v 6 + 2 neutrals with Goalkeepers. Team must receive pass inside the end zone or dribble into the end zone in order to attack the goal. Defending team CAN NOT defend their end zone until the ball has entered that zone from a pass or dribble.

Key Coaching points:

Creativity and movement

Penetrate behind opponent backline by looking for splits

Movement off the ball looking for gaps


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