Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Passing

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Rodrigo Martinez

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Rodrigo Martinez
Name: Rodrigo Martinez
City: Bronx
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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Description

What:

  • Passing quickly on the attack

Where:

  • Neutral and attacking third.

Who:

When:

  • When transitioning from defense to attacking.

Why:

  • Focus on ball movement over player movement.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introduction (10 minutes)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Introduction (10 minutes)
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Introduction (10 minutes)

Organization:

  • Split up players into groups of 4-5 with one player playing defense.

Instructions:

  • Keep away from defender in the middle.
  • Players with the ball have to stay in position and can not move.
  • One, two touch on a ball before passing while defender tries to win back the ball. Defender swaps positions with person who they stole from of makes a mistake.

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • How can you anticipate the pass as a defender?
  • Quick controlled passes make it easier for your teammates to receive the ball and pass.

Progressions:

  • Two touch to one touch. Left foot only, right foot only, etc.

Regressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 v 1 Defending (10 minutes)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 v 1 Defending (10 minutes)
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2 v 1 Defending (10 minutes)

Organization:

  • Two small goals at the end of a short and narrow field, an attacking side and a defending side.
  • Two teams, an attacking side (yellow) and a defending side (b.

Instructions:

  • Defensive player passes the ball to one of the attackers, starting them on a 2 v 1
  • Yellow plays the field, passing to bypass the defender. They must pass 3 times before scoring for 1 point. If defender doesn't attack, yellow scores a point for every pass after the 3rd pass.
  • If red steals the ball they can score for 2 points in their goal.
  • After goal or clearance, red team resets as the attacking team, while yellow becomes the defending team.

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • How do you defend against two attackers?

Progressions:

  • No dribbling. 1 touch passes.

Regressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v 3 Attacking (10 minutes)

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3 v 3 Attacking (10 minutes)

Organization:

  • Split the team into each side of the field behind the goals.

Instructions:

  • In teams of three the attacking team will make their way down to the attacking third where three defenders will contain and disposes them.
  • The defenders can play 3 on the field OR 2 on the field and 1 as a goalie. Defenders can't attack the ball until it crosses the half line.
  • Attacking team can score after completing 5 passes in the attacking third.
  • After a goal or change of possession the defending team becomes the attacking team going down to the other goal where new defenders will come on.

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • How do we communicate as we attack and defend?
  • What are some strategies we can apply when attacking?

Progressions:

Regressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v 3 High Press Attacking (10 minutes)

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3 v 3 High Press Attacking (10 minutes)

Organization:

  • Same set up as before.

Instructions:

  • Now one player from the defending team can defend in the attacking team's half, but cannot cross the line once the ball passes the half.
  • Attacking team need to move the ball to bypass the early defender, to progress into the attacking third.
  • After a goal or clearance, the defensive team becomes the attacking team and new defenders come out.

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • How does early pressure help our defenders?
  • How do we eliminate high pressure?

Progressions:

Regressions:


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