Football/Soccer Session (U11): Rye Brook U11 - Defending IV (Start Time: 2013-05-04 13:45:00)

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up (1722)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up (1722)
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Warm Up (1722) (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 20 x 20 yard area with 4 areas of 10 x 10 set up as shown

2. Groups of 4 players (2 Attackers, 2 Defenders) set up as shown

3. 1 ball per group

Instructions:

1. Attacking players pass the ball sideways to each other

2. Defending players must pressure and cover the player in possession

3. Defending players should interchange position every time a pass is made

4. Defending players do not attempt to win the ball

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach of 1st defender

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

Progressions:

1. P – Allow forward to interchange positions and move freely

2. R – Take away the goal and go back to establishing shape (W5400)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme (1725)

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Main Theme (1725) (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 40 x 25 yard area set up as shown

2. 12 players (2 teams of 6) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Team s play 2v2 to goal

2. The game starts by the attacking team dribbling the ball into the area

3. After each attempt on goal a new attacking team starts the game from behind the goal

4. The team that just attacked stays on the field to becom e the new defending team

5. The other players rotate back to their own goal and await their next attempt to attack

6. If the ball leaves the area the game is restarted with a kick in

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach should force attacker into cover

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

4. 2nd defender needs to keep both attackers in view

5. Communicate to 1st defender

6. Transition to attack

Progressions:

1. R – Allow teams to stay on and play 2v2 w ith no transition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme (1726)

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Main Theme (1726) (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Half Field set up as shown

2. 13 players (6 attackers, 6 defenders, 1 goalkeeper) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Each team plays 2v2 in their own areas

2. Players are only permitted to play and move in their own area

3. The activity starts with one of the wide attacking teams

4. The objective for the attacking team is to score on the large goal through their central strikers

5. Wide groups can pass the ball between each other if they choose

6. Defending players in wide areas attempt to prevent forward pass into final third and score in the smaller goals

7. Defending players in final third attempt to win the ball and play into one of the wide groups to score

8. If the ball leaves the field normal restart rules apply

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach should force wide attacking players outside

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender should protect central space

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

4. 2nd defender needs to keep both attackers in view

5. Correct moments to tackle

6. Communicate to 1st defender

Progressions:

1. P – Remove middle line in wide areas and play 4v4 to two small goals, object for attacking team is still to play to central strikers

2. R – Prevent wide groups from passing between them selves


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game (1529)

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Conditioned Game (1529) (15 mins)

Organization:

1. Half Field set up as shown

2. 14 players (2 teams of 7) set up as shown

3. 1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1. Teams play 2v2 in each of the three zones (two wide zones, one central zone)

2. Players are restricted to playing and moving only within their zone

3. All players can score

4. Normal restart rules apply (throw-ins, corners and goal kicks)

Coaching Points:

1. Speed and angle of approach should force attacker into cover

2. Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3. Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

4. 2nd defender needs to keep both attackers in view

5. Communicate to 1st defender

6. Transition to attack

Progressions:

1. P – Remove zones and play 7v7

2. R – Only allow central striker to score


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