Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Intro to Up-Back-Through

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

~ Improve #9 playing high and central

~ Improve #8/10 supporting vertical passes to #9

~ Improve forward runs to counter with numbers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup & 4v1 Rondo

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Warmup & 4v1 Rondo (30 mins)

Respect - Showing Consideration

 

Principle of Play - Up-back-through (Using the 3rd man)

 

Warmup & 4v1 Rondos


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

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Passing Ladders (10 mins)

Long ladder practice and competition

 

Short ladder practice and competition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo - 4v4+3

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Rondo - 4v4+3 (20 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 4 games = 16 min

 

Setup:

20x30 grid

2 neutrals on endlines; 1 neutral central

4v4 in middle

 

Activity:

Team in possession scores by connecting 15 passes.

 

Coaching Points:

~ Mentality: on winning possession, break initial pressure and try to play forward

~ Once pass goes into #9, support underneath it (left & right)

~ Playing in 1 or 2 touch rhythm


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 Counter Game

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4v3 Counter Game (20 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 4 = 16 min

 

Setup:

2 teams broken into two groups

Half field with #9 working at the half line (no defenders allowed in central zone Defending (white team) not allowed to challenge ball past "line of confrontation"

 

Activity:

Ball starts with blue team who tries to score.

White team defends deep and then scores by finding target and getting a pass back and attacking other goal on counter.

 

Coaching Points:

+ How quick can we play vertical to break pressure?

+ Playing quickly in the direction you face (no turning into pressure).

+ Getting players up field as quick as possible to support target player

+ Recovery runs of blue (formerly attacking team)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v8

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9v8 (20 mins)

Intervals:

8 min work + 2 min rest x 2 games = 20 min

 

Setup:

2/3 field setup as shown

Defending whites in 1-4-3-1

Attacking blues in 3-2-3

 

Activity:

Play starts with blue in attacking 1/3 (white leaves #9 up, blue leaves 2 defenders)

Blue team tries to score in big goal.

White team absorbs pressure and then counter attacks to small goals OR by getting the #2 to dribble through wide gate.

 

Coaching Points:

+ Breaking initial pressure and then looking for vertical option (#9, #8 or #10)

+ Once ball is won, quickly play vertical to 9

+ Midfielders quickly getting up field to support underneath 9


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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 4

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