Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 2012 Spring session 7 (frontal pressure)

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Kevin Konijnenburg, Adult Member

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Kevin Konijnenburg
Name: Kevin Konijnenburg
City: Highland Park
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (20 mins)

Organization: 20x20 (gates are 6y wide)

Instructions:

Attacker is trying to beat the defender and dribble through the gate before connecting a pass to the other attacker. If the defender wins the ball he needs to connect to any other attacker in order to switch. Then the attacker/defender switch. If the defender kicks the ball out of bounds he stays defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Maintain close control over the ball 2. rec. open space 3. Use of skills/moves and accelerate into space 4. Head up while dribbling to connect the pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1

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1v1 (15 mins)

Organization: Field is 20x20 with 2 small goals on 1 side.

Instructions:

Player passes the ball to the attacker who now plays 1v1. He first tries to dribble into the zone to beat the defender. When he reaches the zone, the play continues and he now tries to score on the mini goals.

If the defender wins the ball he can always score on the 2 mini goals.

Rotate clockwise after each play.

Coaching Points:

1. First touch fwd 2. Attack the defender with speed 3. timing of the move 4. acceleration into space 5. Maintain control over the ball.

Progressions:

  • 2v1
  • 2v2

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v1

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2v1 (20 mins)

Organization: Field is 20x20 with 2 small goals on 1 side.

Instructions:

Player passes the ball to the attacker who now plays 1v1. He first tries to dribble into the zone to beat the defender. When he reaches the zone, the play continues and he now needs to find the other attacker before he can score. (the 2nd attacker cannot score, but needs to combine with the 1st attacker for him to score).

If the defender wins the ball he can always score on the 2 mini goals.

Rotate clockwise after each play.

Coaching Points:

1. First touch fwd 2. Attack the defender with speed 3. timing of the move 4. acceleration into space 5. Movement after the pass (create separation)

Progressions:

  • 2v1
  • 2v2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3/4v4 (small goals)

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3v3/4v4 (small goals) (30 mins)

Organization: Fields are 20x30 with a small goal on each end.

Instructions:

  • Teams play 3v3 or 4v4 scrimmage. Each time the ball goes out of bounds player will start with a dribble or a pass.

  • After a goal defending team starts right away.

Coaching Points:

  • Individual: Check in/out to lose defenders, Rec. pressure, open body shape, desire to pressure/win the ball.
  • Team: In possession: open up make the field big, Switch the field, Defending: Pressure quickly, keep spaces small in between players.

Progressions:

  • Messi Rule: When a player decides to dribble he needs to either beat a player or make a combination with a teammate.
  • Ronaldo Rule: When a player decised to dribble he either needs to end with a goal or an assist.


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