Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): ATT FINAL 3rd - C2/S1-3 | Attacking through the Center in 3-5-2

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Maurizio Brighi

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Maurizio Brighi
Name: Maurizio Brighi
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session designed to improve the ability to attack through the center, create opportunities to score and penetrate the final 3rd in a 3-5-2 system. The TTP is to Unbalance the opponent to Create/Attack Space in and Around the box.

Tactical Focus is made on 1) Awareness of the space and ball to improve decision making and movement off the ball, 2) STs and CMs counter movements to open channels and unbalance opponent 3) Quality and Timing of Movement off the ball to create/attack space and support.

Technical qualities include FT to beat pressure, 1-Touch lay offs and Around The Corner Pass, 3rd man plays, penetrating passes. Speed of play and movement off the ball must be enforced and highly enforced throughout session.
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARM-UP #1. P1 - Unopposed Finishing

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WARM-UP #1. P1 - Unopposed Finishing (20 mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARM-UP #1 . P2 - Unopposed FInishing

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WARM-UP #1 . P2 - Unopposed FInishing (20 mins)

Organization:

  • 15x15 Box Grid / 3 Cones Slightly Angled | Add Mannequins if available.
  • Players/Balls start on A Cones (Blue) | Players on A / 1 player on each other cone.
  • Rotation ABCD.

Instructions:

  • Encourage proper MOVEMENT OFF THE BALL and SPEED OF PLAY.
  • Option #1 - Turn & Finish
    • Quick Turn & Shoot - 2 touches.
    • Either A Passes to B - C & D Counter Move - > B Plays D (2 touch) > D Turns & Finish.
  • Option #2 - 3rd Man in Behind 
    • Around the corner pass
    • Either A passes to B - C&D Counter Move - > B Plays D > D plays through pass to other D.

Coaching Points:

  • Technical Qualities
    • FT to eat DEF / Quality and Speed of passing / Turn & Shoot / Around the Corner Pass
  • Create & Recognize Space in and Around the Box
    • Counter movements - STs and CMs
      • STs - on same side check for the ball / opposite side makes run in behind.
      • CMs - move opposite of the ball / open channel to play ST.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WARM-UP #2 - Opposed Finishing

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WARM-UP #2 - Opposed Finishing (20 mins)

Organization:

  • 20x30 grids | Start 30yds from 6' box / If central use 6' box width.
  • Goals | Full size w GK / Mini Goal or 5v5 no GK
  • 3v2 ATT Play | ATT: CMs, STs / DEF: Rest

Instructions:

  • 3v2 ATT Play - Ball starts with 6 receiving the ball from player on deck.
    • ATTACK (Focus)
      • Aggressive attack to penetrate and shoot / Must connect with at least 1 ST to score.
      • Getting in behind the DEF 1pt / Score on goal 2pts.
    • DEFENCE
      • Prioritize marking STs. Deny shots and penetration
      • Score on counter goal = 2pts.

Coaching Points:

  • Awareness
    • Scan over shoulder - Recognize pressure = Decision Making
      • STs - when to: check, turn, run in behind.
      • CM - when to attack space, pass, shoot.
  • Technical Qualities
    • FT to beat DEF / Quality and Speed of passing / Turn & Shoot / Around the Corner Pass
    • Shooting & Finishing
  • Create & Recognize Space in and Around the Box
    • Counter movements & Movement off the ball - STs
      • STs - create space for each other. Attack space to defender's back.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSA - 5v4+GK

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SSA - 5v4+GK (20 mins)

Organization:

  • 35xBox Width Grid | could be narrower.
  • 5v5 | Include GK on goal
  • Ball starts with ATT 6 receiving pass from players on deck

Instructions:

  • ATT Play - Central 5v4
    • ATTACK (Focus) - CMs and STs | 1-2-2
      • Aggressive attack to penetrate and shoot.
      • Connecting inside the box 1pt / Score on goal 2pts.
    • DEFENCE - Rest of players - GK-2-2
      • Man - Marking | Deny shots and penetration
      • Score on counter goals = 2pts.

Coaching Points:

  • Awareness
    • Scan over shoulder - Recognize pressure = Decision Making
      • STs - when to: check, turn, run in behind.
      • CM - when to attack space, pass, shoot.
  • Technical Qualities
    • FT to beat DEF / Quality and Speed of Play / Shooting / Around the Corner Pass
  • Create & Recognize Space in and Around the Box
    • Unbalance Opponent | STs create space for each other. Attack space to defender's back.
    • Counter movements - STs and CMs
      • STs - on same side check for the ball / opposite side makes run in behind.
      • CMs - move opposite of the ball / open channel to play ST.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): OLI - 7v6+GK

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OLI - 7v6+GK (30 mins)

Organization:

  • Half Field x Slightly wider than box width.
  • 7v6+GK | Full Size Goal and Counter Goals (Mini or 5v5)
  • Ball starts with ATT CBs (2-5) | Passing to 6/8/10

Instructions:

  • ATT Play - Penetrating the Center 7v6+GK
    • ATTACK (Focus) - WCB, CMs and STs
      • 3-2-2 ATT Shape
      • Possession to penetrate and shoot | Unbalance, Overload, and Exploit Opponent
      • Connecting inside the box 1pt / Score on goal 2pts.
    • DEFENCE - Rest of players
      • GK-2-4 DEF Shape (No FBs)
      • CBs Man-Mark / CMs pressure the ball / Wingers Man Mark and Force Inside.
      • Deny shots and penetration
      • Score on counter goals = 2pts.

Coaching Points:

  • Awareness
    • Scan over shoulder - Recognize pressure = Decision Making
      • STs - when to: check, turn, run in behind.
      • CM - when to attack space, pass, shoot, support.
  • Technical Qualities
    • FT to beat DEF / Quality and Speed of Play / Shooting / Around the Corner Pass
  • Create & Recognize Space in and Around the Box
    • Unbalance Opponent | STs create space for each other. Attack space to defender's back.
    • Counter movements - STs and CMs
      • STs - on same side check for the ball / opposite side makes run in behind.
      • CMs - move opposite of the ball / open channel to play ST / 3rd man/late  runs.
  • PROGRESSION
    • Must | connect with ST / penetrate ATT 3rd to score.
    • Neutrals | WBs
    • 5v5 Counter Goals | Opponent can score on long ball / Central Goal with no GK

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SCRIMMAGE | 8v8

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SCRIMMAGE | 8v8 (20 mins)

SCRIMMAGE

8v8 / 9v9 - Cut field's width.

See diagram for 8v8 / Add CCB and ST for 9v9.

Regular match rules.


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