Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Breaking lines to play forward

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Pat Staunton
Name: Pat Staunton
City: SEATTLE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Body position in order to play

When / How to break lines

Movement to receive in between lines


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 v2 through the thirds

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4 v2 through the thirds (25 mins)

Forward Passing Technical

3 v 1 or 4 v 2 in each box. Pass and Move to start incorporating dynamic flex.

Progression: 1 ball between all groups and groups have to transfer the ball to the next group. If a defender wins the ball, they switch with the attacker and have to do a push up before they defend.

Coaching Points:

-Quality of Pass

-Body position: when to be open and when to be closed

-Open if possible to see forward

-Creativity in possession / Disguise your intentions

-When to play the split and HOW to play it

-Variety of Surfaces

- Angles in possession (Triangles)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Spanish Keepaway to 2 target players

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Spanish Keepaway to 2 target players (25 mins)

Spanish Keepaway to 2 target players

Ball starts with tarhet players who play into attacking team who have to try to pass into their target players. Once they play into target player, their team have to receive ball back and then pass through gate for a point. You can drop the ball back to opposite target player to keep possession. Neutral in middle plays for whichever team has the ball.

CP's :

Body position in receiving (facing forward if possible)

Team Shape: Width and Depth

Possession vs penetration

Creativity on ball

Combinations


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8 v 8 endzone game

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8 v 8 endzone game (25 mins)

8 v 8 small sided endzone game

Teams set up in a 3-2-3 formation. Teams score by dribling or receiving the ball in the endzone (wide zones are 1 point, central zone is 3 points.

Variations:

Teams must drop into their own half upon losing the ball

One team focuses on building play up while other looks to counter quickly.

Coaching points:

- Creative movement

- Spacial Awareness

- Reading team-mates body position to create options (e.g if striker has back to goal, player needs to provide option for drop.


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 4
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