Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Combination Play

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Dennis Fernandes, Adult Member

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Dennis Fernandes
Name: Dennis Fernandes
City: South River
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro

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Intro (20 mins)

Organization:

15x30 area.

2 team of 4 plus 2 neutral players.

Instructions:

Ball must go from neutral to neutral using either outside or inside player.

Ball must be on the ground.

Defender can pressure outside players.

When attackers loose the ball they become defender

Coaching Points:

Create space through the middle by opening field.

Create space through the side by checking in from center.

Play off defender shoulder.

Quick transition from attack and defense.

Progressions:

Limit number of touches by outside players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

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Main Activity (30 mins)

Organization:

30x30 yard area with 5x5 area in the middle

4v4+1 inside the grid, 2 players of each team on opposite ends as shown

Instructions:

1. Teams play 3v3 or 4v4 inside the area with two target players positioned on the outside of the area.

2. One team plays North to South the other team plays East to West.

3. The objective is to receive from one target player and play to the next, this action scores a point. 

4. If the defending team wins the ball they should look to pass out to their target player.

5. Rotate target players after a set time limit.

Coaching Points:

1. Players on the inside should check at angles so that their body position is side on to play forward quickly.

2. Awareness - receiving player should check both shoulders before the ball arrive to assess options.

3. Inside players should look to be positive and create space in order to play forward.

4. Width and depth is important to create spaces as group.

5. Target players on the outside need to be aware which foot to pass into – high pressure front foot, low pressure back foot

6. Target players should be moving sideways to create passing angles

Progressions:

1. Two touch limit on the inside.

2. Players on the inside can not pass backwards to target players only forward.

3. Add neutral player in a 5x5 area. If they go through the neutral in the middle score is doubled.


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

30x30 yard area

3v3 or 4v4 +2

Instructions:

1. Teams play to goal - making the team in possession with +2

2. The team in possession has the option to combine with players on the outside

3. Players on the outside of the area can move anywhere around the field to support the ball

4. When the ball leaves the field the game restarts from goalkeeper (no corner or throw ins)

Coaching Points:

1. Angles and distance of support from the players on the outside

2. Players on the inside should be encouraged to play forward as often as possible

3. Movement away from the ball to create width and depth

Progressions:

1. Two touch limit on the inside

2. One touch limit on the outside


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match (20 mins)

Organization:

Full sided game

Instructions:

Regular Match

Coaching Points:

Creating width.

Overlapping in the width.

Communication.


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