Football/Soccer Session (U9): 1v1 (front pressure)

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Andres Lafebre, Adult Member

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Andres Lafebre
Name: Andres Lafebre
City: West New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

TTHFC session designed by Coach L. Taylor

Learning outcomes:

1. Observation of defender's speed of approach.

A. Fast- touch around and go.

B. Slow- keep touches close, and read body shape to judge direction of move.

2. Observation of space.

3. End product.

4. Mentality to attack.

5. Get ball across field in fewest number of touches possible.

6. Location of defender. Recovering? Attack space with speed. Pressuring? Decision based on defender's body shape and distance.

7. Protecting the ball- small touches close to defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The King's Court

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The King's Court (15 mins)

Organization: as many areas as needed. 10 yards wide x 20 long. 2 players per area.

Instructions: play 1 v. 1 in each channel. Player with ball passes across. Receive and try to beat player 1 v. 1 across end line. 3 minute rounds. Ball out of channel or restart. Other player passes and other player receives. Player with higher score advances to the kings court.

Coaching Points:

1. Observation of defender's speed of approach.

A. Fast- touch around and go.

B. Slow- keep touches close, and read body shape to judge direction of move.

2. Observation of space.

3. End product.

4. Mentality to attack.

Progressions:

1. Play 1 v. 1 keep track of points scored for successful dribble across.

2. Channels become 2 v. 2 by adding middle cone.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v. 1s in transition

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1 v. 1s in transition (20 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). Location of defender. Recovering? Attack space with speed. Pressuring? Decision based on defender's body shape and distance.

(4). Protecting the ball- small touches close to defender.

Progressions:

Progression 1- 1 v. 1. Shooting player becomes defender.

Progression 2- 1 v. 1 Both players off. Player receiving attacks.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game to endzones.

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Conditioned Game to endzones. (20 mins)

Organization: 4 v. 4 + 1 in a 40x30 yd area. 5 yard endzone on both ends.

Instructions: Attacking team dribbles into endzone. Once successful in dribbling into endzone, keep the ball and look to transition and attack the other way.

Coaching Points:

1). Speed of play.

(2). Mental awareness. Position and shape of defenders.

(3). Emphasis on quick decision by 1st attacker to find teammates in advance of the ball or drive at the defense on the dribble.

(4). Get across field in fewest number of touches possible.

Progressions:

(1). Dribble into endzone to score.

(2). Pass into endzone to score.


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

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4v4 to Small Goals (10 mins)

Organization: 4v4 (30 x 40 yd area) No goalkeepers. Play for 10 minutes, then water-break.

Coaching Points: Challenge players to apply what we worked on in the session.


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