Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G03 Emerald - Out of possession in middle third (front 5)

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Field Setup

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Field Setup

Field size: 60x50

NO big goal needed since we'll be playing in midfield


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up and 4v1, 4v2

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Warm Up and 4v1, 4v2 (20 mins)

8v2 Rondo:

8x8 grid

Technical Homework Review:

+ inside of the foot juggles

+ passing/receiving behind standing foot

4v1 rondo (the usual)

4v2 rondo:

+ expand grid to 12x12


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 thru 1v1 thirds

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3v3 thru 1v1 thirds (20 mins)

Setup:

Midfield third divided into 10x15 zones for 1v1

Activity:

Attacking team is required to stay in their lane.

Defending team can move anywhere.

Not allowed to defend in attacking half (force players to get behind ball).

Can score in any of the 3 goals (forces cover to think about their goal)

Coaching Points:

+ Quickly recover behind ball

+ Delay to wait for cover/balance

+ Pressure - get on surfboard, pressure on front foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 diagonal rondo

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3v3 diagonal rondo (20 mins)

Setup:

30x40

2 teams of 5

Possibly add a neutral to help attacking team

Extra players do technical work around mannequin (pole) - passing/receiving behind standing foot

Activity:

Team in possession works to move ball from corner to corner.

Coaching Points:

+ Attacking team needs maximize width and depth

+ Pressure with correct shape - weight on front foot

+ Defenders need to be patient - make play predictable (backwards or sideways)

+ Pressure/cover/balance -- don't man mark, protect the space to the goal

Progression:

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing Choreography

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Pressing Choreography (10 mins)

Setup:

Half field

Groups of 5 players (3 forwards + 2 CM)

Activity:

5 attacking players work in unison to press based on where coach call's the ball is. For example, the above is "Left Back".

Players sprint from starting positions to where they would press.

Players do about 5 rotations and then rotate with next group of 5.

Coaching Points:

+ We are trying to force teams to play long by cutting off nearby passing options.

+ High intensity!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5 to 2 goals with scoring zones

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5v5 to 2 goals with scoring zones (30 mins)

Setup:

2 teams of 5 (extra players can be neutrals behind goals. Maybe goalies?)

40x50 (wider than long)

Field and scoring zones as shown

Activity:

Teams play 5v5 (3-2 formation). Attacking team must be in scoring zone to score, which benefits defenders to be patient and compact.

Progression:

+ Neutrals become CB for their team. Play through gates and then go to big goal.

+ No restrictions, just play


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