Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Pressing #2

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Matt Swindle - Rangers FC
Name: Matt Swindle - Rangers FC
City: Brea
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Goal Game

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3 Goal Game (25 mins)

Objective: To teach players how to press high up the field to create scoring chances in the opponent's half. Pressing in groups of 2-3.

Instructions: 3 teams of 3, 4 or 5 players. 40x40 grid with 3 small sided goals or large goals if available.  Team in possession may score on any goal.  Focus is on the two teams without the ball and how they organize their pressure against the team with the ball.  Make it competitive, first team to 3 goals wins.

Time: 5 minutes work, 30 seconds rest.  Total time 15-20 minutes.

Emphasis: Use sprinting and quick runs to close down the attacker. When pressing the ball, the defender goes in hard, through the ball and player. Defend in groups of 2-3.  When the team wins the ball, must find open teammate quickly.



Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5 Plus 2

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5v5 Plus 2 (25 mins)

Objective: To teach players how to press high up the field to create scoring chances in the opponent's half. Pressing in groups of 2-3.

Instructions: 40x40 grid playing 5v5 plus 2.  Can change the numbers to more or less.  Using goalkeepers or small sided goals and no goalkeepers.  Make it competitive, first one to 3 goals wins.  

Time: 5 minutes work, 30 seconds rest. Total time 15-20 minutes.

Emphasis: Use sprinting and quick runs to close down the attacker. When pressing the ball, the defender goes in hard, through the ball and player. Defend in groups of 2-3. When the team wins the ball, must find open teammate quickly.


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