Football/Soccer Session (U14): Pressing Whole part whole

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Vill Powell, Adult Member

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Vill Powell
Name: Vill Powell
City: sheffield
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing 3v3

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing 3v3
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Pressing 3v3 (30 mins)

Set up:

A 25x15 yards is organised with two 5 yard channel in each end of practice, 6 red 6 blue are organised in groups of 3s at the opposite ends of practice.

The groups of 3s are 5yards apart and face the opposition on the opposite end of the area.

The coach will begins the practice playing a ball into one of the red teams, who attack their opponent 3v3 with the aim of moving the ball to the opposite end zone.

Learning Objectives:

The defending team intend to press, cover and track the attacking team, making blocks and interceptions as required.

If the defending team are success in regaining possession they intend to counter attack and move the ball into the end zone.

Technical/Tactical

Decisions

Cover

Support

Physical

Agility

Speed

Strengh

Psychological/Social

Confidence

Communication

Dealing with failure/Success

Concentration

Player focus

Jaques Etia

Can you win the ball and score a goal or create a chance

can you help someone else win the ball

Luke Quinn

Can you support Jacques/forward players when they are pressing and win the ball

Ben Secker

Can ensure we are able to press high up the field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing warm up passing drill

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Pressing warm up passing drill (25 mins)

Description

Set up as shown. Rule is to pass to the man on your left and run to the position on your right. If you receive a pass then the player opposite must run to press and close down. Continue the sequence. Rotate the direction (pass right, run left)

Progression

- Players can choose to pass either side but continue to run to the position opposite

Technical

- Improve passing and receiving techniques

- Body position when closing down

Tactical

- Dictate the direction of play

Physical

- Make up ground as quickly as possible

Psychological/Social

- Communication

- Encourage team mates

- Maintain focus on the task of either receiving and passing or pressing

Learning Objectives

Passing drill with some pressing movements and triggers involved. Can players identify a trigger to close down by, initially, moving off the pass and, progressively, by realising where the previous player has pressed and what direction he is showing the passing player to play (dictating the direction of play).

Technical/Tactical

Decisions

Cover

Support

Physical

Agility

Speed

Strengh

Psychological/Social

Confidence

Communication

Dealing with failure/Success

Concentration


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 Pressing

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2v2 Pressing (15 mins)

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Challenge

The defending team intend to press, cover and track the attacking team, making blocks and interceptions as required.

If the defending team are success in regaining possession they intend to counter attack and move the ball through the cones

Learning Outcome

Technical/Tactical

Decisions

Cover

Support

Physical

Agility

Speed

Strengh

Psychological/Social

Confidence

Communication

Dealing with failure/Success

Concentration


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Best Practice

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Best Practice (15 mins)

2 balls moving simultaneously. Play starts by the first player coming short as if to receive (2). The player in possession (1) inores him and plays the furthest player (3). Who sets back to player (2) he then plays into player (4). Player (1) after playing the 1st pass sets off on a over-lapping/support run and receives off player (4) player (1) then plays back to (4) who plays across the square and starts the sequence off again.

Progressions

Bounce the ball off player (2) so player (1) supports then plays to (3)

Coaching Points

Weight of pass

Body shape

Supporting runs

Supporting player

Clearing space (2) and (3)

Quality of pass

Learning Objectives:

The defending team intend to press, cover and track the attacking team, making blocks and interceptions as required.

If the defending team are success in regaining possession they intend to counter attack and move the ball into the end zone.

Technical/Tactical

Decisions

Cover

Support

Physical

Agility

Speed

Strengh

Psychological/Social

Confidence

Communication

Dealing with failure/Success

Concentration


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Zone pressing game

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3 Zone pressing game (30 mins)

Setup:

Half field separated into 3 zones

Blue team in 3-2-1 formation (trying to build out)

White team in 2-2-3 (no CB)

Activity:

Blue team must make 3 passes in middle zone before they can attempt to score in target goals. They can either make a long attempt (if defense is pressed up) or 3 players can tranistion into attacking zone to play 4v4.

Defending team attempts to win ball and play into goalie (progress to attacking goal)

Coaching Points

+ Look for cues of when to press: bad touch, facing backwards, receive on wrong foot

+ Forward 3 - force play sideways or backwards

+ Back 4 - Cues of when a long ball might be coming (back up) versus a shorter pass (press)

Technical/Tactical

Decisions

Cover

Support

Physical

Agility

Speed

Strengh

Psychological/Social

Confidence

Communication

Dealing with failure/Success

Concentration

Player focus

Jaques Etia

Can you win the ball and score a goal or create a chance

can you help someone else win the ball

Luke Quinn

Can you support Jacques/forward players when they are pressing and win the ball


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