Football/Soccer Session (U16): Defensive Transition

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Nicolas Pretelt , Adult Member

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Nicolas Pretelt
Name: Nicolas Pretelt
City: hamilton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1

Organization:

Rondo: 4or 5 v2

Box 12x12

Instructions:

1) when Def recover the ball they need to connect a pass to get out

2) Attackers are working on preventing the pass between defenders

- reacting immediately to recover ball

Coaching Points:

1) Switch Mentlity ASAP

2) Immediate Pressure

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2

Organization:

1) 12x 12 inside and 22X 22 outside

2) 4v2 in the inside

3) 4 more players of the defending team outside like in picture

Instructions:

1) start with a 4v2

2) When the 2 defenders recover they look to clean with the players 4 players outside

3) after recover look to keep ball

4) 8 passes = 1 point for defenders

5) Attackers after recovering ball = 3 passes 1 point

Coaching Points:

1) Switch Mentlity ASAP

2) Immediate Pressure (1st Defender)

3) 2nd Defender: Cover immediate passes and Cut Passing Lanes

4) 3rd Defenders: Compact and work together

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical - opossed

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Technical - opossed (15 mins)

Organization:

Three teams , each set up in their own zone.

1 ball

50x20 grid, two zones of 20x20, middle zone is 10x20

Instructions:

1. Attacking team looks to connect 5 passes = 1 point .

2. 2 players from other team look to press the attacking team and try to steal

3. Attacking team works on 1) after lost Immediate pressure to recover in own box or 2) recovery run to go to others team box to recover ball

Coaching Points:

1) Switch Mentlity ASAP

2) Immediate Pressure (1st Defender)

3) 2nd Defender: Cover immediate passes and Cut Passing Lanes

4) 3rd Defenders: Compact and work together

5) Recover ball > Clean Play and get re organize


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4

Organization:

Normal Game

with one line dividing the field in two

Instructions:

1) Attacking team max 2 touches per player (to forcea lot of turnovers)

2) If ball is lost in attacking half look to pressure if team is compact (Everyone is that half or we connected 3+ passes)

- look to recover if team is wide and big (players in both zones or connected less than 3 passes)

4) If lost ball in own half look to delay and get organize under 5 seconds behind line of ball

Coaching Points:

1) Anticipate

2) Communication to decide when and where to press or recover

Progressions:


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Pitch Line 1
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Pitch Line 4
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