Football/Soccer Session (U16): Changing Point of Attack/ Flank Play

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Stephen Merriwether, Adult Member

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Stephen Merriwether
Name: Stephen Merriwether
City: Lomita
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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

Organization: Groups of 4

Activity:

A: 2 touch passing- pace of pass, weight of pass on ground

B: 2 touch/ 1touch when possible- CB/M support, body positioning pace of pass

C: 2 touch/1 touch- flighted balls, weight of pass, surface of foot, timing, body postioning

D: 2 touching passing, with 1 touch layoffs- quality in air, face direction you are playing, 1 touch with a rhythm going forward

Coaching Points:

Good body position

Going forward with a rhythm


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Activity

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Activity
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Small Sided Activity

Activity: 35x44 yards 6v6 with channels +GKs

Variations:

1. Players in channel have 2 touches

2. Must use both channels before going forward

3. Can change places with channel player

4. Can join/ then be defending, crreating 2v1 in channel

Coaching Points:

Establish a rhtythm

Change point of attack, look to exploit flanks

Play quick passes, then look for long pass

Think ahead, look to penetrate with early passes

Combination play and starting positions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Small Sided

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Expanded Small Sided

Activity: 9v9 full width, 18 to 18 4:3:1 v 4:3:1

Variations:

3 lines woring together to keep possesion, change the point of attack and create 2v1 situations on flank.

Starting postions are wide for the FB with CB providing depth for support

Combine with CMF, when pressure is high

Team shape should provide wide options, options through the MFS, as well as direct to FWD feet.

Coaching Points:

Movement to creat channels out wide

Coordinated movement on the flanks

Back 4 shape and movement

Buildind from back

Change point of attack to creat space


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game

Organization:

Activity:

11v11 full field 4:2:3:1 v 4:4:2, depending on team shape

Coaching Points:

Building from back

Coordinated movements

Starting positions, changing point of attach

FInishing and creating chances

Looking for combinations on the flanks


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