Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): GC: BPO- Compact Defence to limit opponents ability to create scoring opportunities

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Michael  Trebilcock
Name: Michael Trebilcock
City: Newcastle
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Frame

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Frame (5 mins)

Main Moment: BPO

Key Principle: Limit opponents ability to create scoring opportunities

Football Problem:

5 W's

What: When in BPO our back 4 defenders are man marking allowing space for oppenents to create

goal scoring opportunities

Who: 2,3,4,5,1

Where: Middle to Defensive 3rd

When: When in BPO

Why: Players wanting to man mark and not make the ground small by sliding on being compact

Moment - BPO

Session Objective:

In this session we aim to improve the ability of the back 4 to be compact in BPO


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing practice

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Passing practice (15 mins)

Organisation / Explanation

Area: 20 x 20mtrs

14 Players 2 groups 7 players each

14 balls

Bibs

cones

4 x Players position themselves around outside of grid. (Yellow)

3 x Players are inside the grid as (defenders)

Yellow pass to each other keeping the ball away from Blue Defenders. When the opportunity arrises they try and play a ball between defenders and across the Grid.

Blue Defenders try and win the ball back from Yellow's while staying compact and not allowing the ball to be played between them.

Variation:

Make the Grid bigger / Smaller.

Limit yellow to 2 or 3 touch.

Player Rotation:

Every 2 / 3 minutes

Players are to perform dynamic stretches.

Increase Running speed and intensity


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positioning Game

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Positioning Game (15 mins)

Organisation / Explanation

14 players

3 x teams 4 x Yellow - 4 x Red - 5 x Blue defenders 1 x Green Bouncer

14 Balls

Cones

Bibs

3 grids

Grid A 40 x 15mtrs

Grid B 40 x 10mtrs

Play Starts with Yellow

Yellow are to pass the ball within their grid. Once the opportunity arrises try and play the ball along the ground to Grid C either between Blue defenders or around them. If successful red team repeat same.

Blue Team (Defenders) are allowed 5 x players on the pitch at one time.

4 x players are to stay in Grid B while 1 player can defend in Grid A or C.

Player can rotate and change who is grid A or C at any stage.

Blue team are to attemp to stop the yellow or Red team playing the Ball through or around them

Team Task: Stop the ball from being played between you and your team mate to the opposite side.

Player task:

Defenders: Move as quickly as possible to the keep the graps between your team mates the same

make the ground as small as possible.

Anticipate where the ball is going next

Close the ball if you are the closest defender

Use you body shape to cut off passing lanes.

Player Cue.

If the ball is on the left side of the field the far defender should be in the center of the ground

If the ball is on the right side of the field the far defender should be in the center of the ground.

If the ball in in the center of the field the 4 defenders should be no more than 20 mtrs apart


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Training

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Game Training (25 mins)

Organisation:

1/2 field as shown

Two teams Red

Red. GK, 2,3,4,5,6,8

Yellow.6,8,10,7,9,11

Pink: Bouncer

14 balls

bibs

1 x large goal

2 x small goals

Red team can score in either small goal

Yellow team score in large goal.

Players to be level with or above flags.

Bouncer Starts play. passing to yellow team

Yellow team play ball along the ground as much as possible.

Team Task: To deny opponent the ability to create goal scoring opportunities by being compact in defence

Player Task:

2,5 - When the ball is in Grid 1 or 3 move as quickly as possible to grid 2

2,5 - Deny foward passing opotions by closing the ball carrier.

2,5 - When the ball is in Grid 2 move toward the inside line of grid 1 and 3

3 - When the ball is in grid 1 you should also be in that grid goal side of 2

4 - When the ball is in Grid 3 You should also be in that grid goal side of 5

3&4 - Deny forward passing option by closing the ball if you are the closest defender

6,8 - Move to Be goal side of the ball as quickly as possible

6,8 - Close the ball carrier as quickly as possible to deny time to make a forward pass

GK - Bre in a position to defend a forward pass behind you defenders.

GK - Communicate verbaly by encouraging your back for to stay compact and slide at the same speed.

Player Cue:

2,5- If the Ball is on the opposite side of the pitch move into grid 2 as quickly as possible

2,5,- If you are the closest defender close the ball

3,4- If the ball is central, can we arc ourdefensive approach to force the opponent towards a teammate to create an evennumber situation?

GK-  When the ball travels, be in a position self to sweep behind the defensive line?

6,8- If you are the closest defender close the ball to deny a forward pass.

6,8 - If you are not goal side of the ball move to a position where you can defend a goal from being scored as quickly as possible


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Training Game

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Training Game (20 mins)

Organisation / Explanation

Area. 60 x 40mtrs

14 players 2 teams 7 x Yellow , 6 x Blue + GK

Yellow team play 2,2,3

Blue Team play 1,4,2

Yellow team scores in large goals

Blue team score in either small goals.

Play starts with either GK or yellow defenders

Offside applies to Yellow Team.

Teams swap ends after ten minutes.


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