Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00/G03 Emerald - Improve switching play through midfield

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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

Description

~ #2/3 providing width

~ Spacing of 6/8/10 to provide BIG triangle in possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical WU

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Technical WU (20 mins)

Setup:

20x30 grid setup as shown

Activity:

Introduce a few basic patterns to work on technically passing/receiving.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Switch Play Rondo

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Switch Play Rondo (20 mins)

Intervals:

2 min games + 1 min rest x 5 games = 15 min

Setup:

4 quadrants as shown, each one is 15x15.

2 teams of 8 numbered 1-8

Activity:

Attacking team must complete 5 passes and then can switch to other grid.

1 point for each successful switch (switch plus 1 pass).

Defense scores by winning ball and dribbling/passing to maintain possession outside of grid.

Coaching Points:

~ When to switch (body position, play what you face, don't force it)

~ 1 or 2 touch

~ body shape (face the way you want to play)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3+2 to corner goals

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3v3+2 to corner goals (20 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 4 games = 16 min

Setup:

40x25 grid with 4 corner areas

2 teams of 3 + 2 neutrals

(setup 2 grids; 8 players per grid)

Activity:

Each team tries to score in either of their goals (directional).

Can use neutrals to possess.

If facing own goals, MUST play in 1 touch.

Progress:

+ Must play through attacking player before scoring.

+ Target player must be in gate to score.

+ Must dribble through gate to score.

Coaching Points:

~ Principles of play (targets give depth and length, midfield must provide width)

~ Opposite movement to lose marker

~ Open body position to face the way you want to play

~ 1st touch into space on different line than pass that came in


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 in midfield

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8v8 in midfield (15 mins)

Intervals:

6 min work + 1 min rest x 3 games = 21 min

Setup:

3/4 field (60x70)

White team in 1-4-2-1

Blue team in 2-3-3

Activity:

White team scores in pugg goals OR by having outside back dribble through wide gate.

Blue team scores in big goal.

Coaching Points:

~ #2/3 providing width

~ #6 plays deeper (position to see ball and goal)

~ #8/10 position when ball is central

~ #8/10 position when ball is wide

~ Cues of when to penetrate (numbers even or up) vs. possess (switch play)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8

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8v8 (15 mins)

White team in 1-4-2-1

Blue team in 2-3-3

Coaching Points:

~ cues of penetrate vs possess


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