Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Attacking principals 3.0 Counter Attack

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Gerardo  Mora
Name: Gerardo Mora
City: Temple City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (20 mins)

Dynamic Warm Up

High Knees

Butt Kickers

Open/close gates

Careoke

Sidde shuffle

Headers

Leg extentions

Static Stretching


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 1: Pass and Chase

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Activity 1: Pass and Chase (20 mins)

Description

Set up 3 cones 5 yards apart (twice)... 2 kids on each cone. 1 ball per group. The player with the ball dribbles halfway and passes to the player opposite and immediately starts running. They have to run around the cone and try to catch the player dribbling in the opposite direction. When the dribbler reaches halfway, they then pass to the next player in line and start to run around that cone to catch them.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v2 to 2v1

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3v2 to 2v1 (25 mins)

Organisation

2 teams, 2 goals (mini-goals will do) and a good supply of balls.

Pitch size to suit your players.

The team of 3 start with a ball and attack the bottom goal.

How to Play

GK feeds the claret/blue team of 3 who are encouraged to attack and shoot as quickly as possible.

If a defender wins the ball, the team of 2 reds, attack the top goal against the player who gave the ball away.

If the claret/blue team get a shot on goal the reds behind the line feed a ball in to play and the 2 reds attack the claret/blues, with the player who shot becoming the defender.

Play then restarts with 3 claret/blues. Change over after a set period of time.

If the


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): (YDP) Counter-attacking from deep 1

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(YDP) Counter-attacking from deep 1 (25 mins)

Organisation

Area 60x40yds, with pitch divided into halves, with goals, as illustrated.

16 players (incl. 2GK’s), 1 ball.

Practice starts with: GK rolls ball-out to Attacking team which has a 6v3 numerical advantage in it's own half.

In attacking half, there are 2A’s v 3D’s.

How to Play

A’s, in possession pass-out from back.

4A’s advance into opponents half to make 6v3 in attacking half.

Use flat discs as off-side line, with A’s only able to cross into attacking half once ball has been played into attackers.

Objective of game is to move advancing A’s rapidly into D’s half, bringing A’s into game & get early strikes on goal.

Play resumes in opposite direction from GK, using same playing numbers.

One team has a period of attacking (to & from both ends), before players re-organise to change roles (& understanding).

Detail

Challenge 1: Try to use one touch opportunities to change the tempo of attacks.

Challenge 2: Try to score using 6 passes or less.

Possible Coaching Points

Coach needs to connect questions to individual player’s needs, based on technical execution & decision-making demands.

Timing, distance & angles of support as play develops.

Noticing opportunity to feed runner into attacking half & supply with a variety of measured, accurate passes.

Ability of receiving player to control ball when moving at speed.

Early support for receiver to produce strike at goal.

Timing runs from MF areas.

Angle of runs & passes into opponents half, including when & where to release forward pass.

A’s timing their movement to link-in with advancing support players.

Changing tempo of attacks.

Progressions

Extra D recovers into defending half.

Allow/encourage realistic defending in challenge areas.

U12 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes in 4v4 functional practices.

U13 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes during under loaded functional practices

U14 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes during under loaded functional practice and SSG

U15/16 – The players should be able to complete the Learning outcomes during under loaded functional practices and 11 v 11 games.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game 11v11

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Game 11v11 (25 mins)

11v11

Game Like Situtation

Impliment FIFA Laws of the Game


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