Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): High Press when opposition look to play out from the back (Start Time: 2021-03-15 19:50:00)

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Noel Healy, Adult Member

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Noel Healy
Name: Noel Healy
City: Cork
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (35 mins)

Method:

One player in the middle to create angles and movement for the players on the outside to use, with two defenders in the middle

Coaching Points:

Intensity to close down the ball. Good Communication and working as a pair. Aggressive tackling. Hunger to win the ball.


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

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Screen 2 (30 mins)

Method: Two 2v2 pitches. Reds start as the attacking team the play a 1-2 with blues and the game is live. Blues look to press the ball as soon as possible. Second blue offers cover while being ready to press second red if ball is transferred.

 

Coaching Points:

Speed to close down the ball, body position, cover for teammate. Aggressive when ball is there to be won, good communication.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (30 mins)

Method:

2/3 of pitch full width, 8v9 Red team, does a high press and tries to win ball back in opposition half and score in full goal.

 

Coaching Points:

Strikers starting position & trigger, Striker presses(When, How, Why), angles and distance of support, cover and balance, make play predictable and communication, Counter attack when possession is won.


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

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Screen 4 (30 mins)

Method:

11v11 game where blue try and play out from the back and reds look to press high up the pitch to win the ball back early. Forcing opposition into mistakes with high intensity pressing.

 

Coaching Points:

Communication, Trigger player, Cover and balance, Intensity of press, aggressive, Speed to close down, hunt in pairs. Force mistakes and punish mistakes.


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