Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Cedar Stars Academy U15 DA - Defending the Box

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Graham Rennie
Name: Graham Rennie
City: Morristown
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 1

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Activity 1 (20 mins)

Warm Up Activity

Organisation

40 v 40 yd box, eight players on the outside. Central players move around passing from one side to the other.

Variations

1) Throws

2) Passes

3) Volleys

4) Headers

Coaching Points

- Attack the ball

- Chest to target

- Move ball out of area it has come from


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 2

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Activity 2 (20 mins)

Activity 2

Organisation

Passing pattern down right and left sides. Up, back and through. Cross defended by back two, two attackers try to finish.

Progression

- Back three and 3 attackers

- Back three and 4 attackers

Coaching Points

- Position - front post/ back post

- Reacting to position of attackers

- Bodyshape to clear - facing aaway from goal

- Contact on the ball / height and distance


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GRP

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GRP (20 mins)

Game Related Practice

Organisation

Play starts from fullback. Attack team attempt to play penetrating pass into 9 or 10 between the lines. Once ball has been played behind midfield, they cannot retreat. Defenders try to score in mini goals. Attacking team must score from a cross. Coach to add in a second ball.

Progression

One midfielder can retreat

Coaching Points

- Fullbacks stop the cross

- Positioning and bodyshape of defenders reacting to cross

- Reacty to second ball or second phase of play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)


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