Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Week 1: BUILD (Fitness Overload)

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Chris Bentley, Adult Member

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Chris Bentley
Name: Chris Bentley
City: Fort Collins
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up: 3v1 Swap Over

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up: 3v1 Swap Over
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Warm-Up: 3v1 Swap Over (10 mins)

20x20 (10x10 grids)

3v1 swapping grids

- Assign numbers to players in each square

- Players are passing in numeric order, etc.

- Coach shouts #, and players go to defend in other grid making a 3v1. First team to win the ball earns a point. (ball only needs to be knocked out of bounds).

***Incorporate intensive dynamic movements (short/sharp distances & movements) between games.

PROGRESS: coach shouts two or three #'s to promote courage in possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): EPE (Warm-Up con't)

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EPE (Warm-Up con't) (10 mins)

Conclude Warm-Up with Exposive Preparatory Exercise:

7 runs of 55yds maxing out at 70% of speed with 5yd deceleration area.

Rest: 50 seconds between each run

Note: if each run takes 5 seconds, lines could be 10 deep so you don't have to manage "timing" i.e. 1:10 work:rest ratio


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving Lines/Vertical Channels

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Receiving Lines/Vertical Channels (30 mins)

Area: 50x40

- vertical channels: 15yd middle channels and 5yd wide channels

- horizonal channels: 12ish yds each

- All restarts from the GKs

*** Attacking shape = 2-1-2, Defending shape = 2-2-1

Coaching Points:

- Green lines represent their "lines" which are starting points

- Consecutive lines should avoid being vertically square (i.e. in same channel)

- Once lines have been set - Opposite Movement of respective line and other lines - avoid being horizontally square

- Interchange between lines


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

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8v8 Fitness Overload (30 mins)

8v8: Field: 70x42, Two 12-minute games with 2 mins rest between games

- All restarts from the GKs

**Uninterupted Play: Coach within the run of play only. No stoppages. Keep balls available for restarts.

- Encourage building at the appropriate times "Build"

- "Get your lines" on goal kicks, restarts, etc. -

- Defend in a 3-3-1, attack in a 2-3-2

*** Don't Forget a proper Cool Down to end training!


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