Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Pre Season - Technical Sharpness (3)

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Gary  Biggs
Name: Gary Biggs
City: Dublin
Country: Ireland
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Pre Season - Technical Sharpness (3)

 

- The third technical sharpness session, similar that players ill be challenged on the tempo aspect of the game however, there is more of a possession aspect to the session.

Objective: To get players ready physically, mentally, technically & tactically while achieving better game sharpness through quick combination play and 1 + 2 touch football.

 

Players, key points/goals to consider and achieve for the three technical sharpness sessions:

 

1) Focus on the quality of your passes & touches

2) Maximise your work rate

3) Recovery runs & winning the ball back quickly

4) Playing combinations quickly

5) Be comfortable to play off 1&2 touch

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball mastery

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Ball mastery (10 mins)

 

Ball mastery

 

Description: Freely dribble inside the square focusing on getting as many touches on the ball as possible

 

2 skills:

- Rabona cut

- Inside roll + combos

Players, key points:

1) Changes of direction must be fast

2) See space, into it quick

3) No space, small touches & dont let the ball roll

4) Play with chin up & constantly scan the area


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing combinations - Barcelona star grid

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Passing combinations - Barcelona star grid (15 mins)

 

Passing combinations - Barcelona star grid

 

Description: A passing sequence focusing on playing fast tempo possession with one + two touch football. Move starts static with the passes (1-5) above. Players then follow their passes, once players develop an understanding every cone has a tennis ball and the first person in the line must give the tennis ball to the person behind them before recieving the pass.

 

Players, key points:

1) Commmunication when recieving and passing

2) Body shape in accordance of where you want to play the ball to

3) Concentrate on first touch with inside of the foot

4) Play off 1 if possible or a fast 2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Corner possession game - Emphasis on work rate

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4 Corner possession game - Emphasis on work rate (20 mins)

 

4 Corner possession game - Emphasis on work rate

 

Description: A transition game with a 5 v 3 in the middle with men in each corner who cant be tackled, objective is to keep possession away from the three players in the middle. to score reds must win possession and give to any corner man, once the corner man recieves off a red they immidiately play into a blue.

 

2 teams: (depending on numbers)

Red x 3

Blue x 9

 

Players, key points:

Red:

1) Work as a uit, not as individuals

2) Angle body shape to where you want the ball

3) Pressing triggers, Good touch - Jockey/ Bad touch - in and win

4) Work rate 110%

 

Blue:

1) Let the ball do the work & play off one and fast two touch football

2) Always be moving and giving angles to every teammate & corner man

3) Quality of the pass essential

4) Combination play to get around the opposition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 - Dribble gate & small goals

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2v2 - Dribble gate & small goals (15 mins)

 

2v2 - Dribble gate & small goals

 

Description: a 2v2 game where both teams can score by dribbling through a gate or passing into a small goal

 

Players, key points:

1) Speed first

2) Combination play & 1v1s if speed isnt an option

3) Be patient, but when theres a chance, take it quickly

4) If possession lost, work as a unit to get it back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - 4 touch max

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SSG - 4 touch max (30 mins)

 

SSG - 4 touch max

 

Description: A SSG with two mini goals for one team to score into and a large goal for the other side. Shootign ends switch. A 4 touch maximum per player throughout the game

Players,key points:

1) Maximum tempo to the game

2) Quality passes

3) Movement in defense and attack

4) If you can play forward, do

5) Recycle & switch play to create new attacking channels

 


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