Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Switching the field - 2012s

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Juan Perlata

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Juan Perlata
Name: Juan Perlata
City: Tuckahoe
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1

Organization:

  • as shown above, with defenders in black but only shadow defending to start 
  • 11 and 7 are the only ones that change from one field to the other field 
  • 4x 3 min active, 30 sec rest (14 min) 

Instructions:

    • defenders in black only shadow defend to start

  • 2 balls at the same time, 11 and 7 are the only players that switch from one field to the other so they work on both sides 
  • pattern play to switch point of attack (2-3 patterns) 

Coaching Points:

  • Timing of movements to check in, to receive 
  • communication 
  • playing correct foot 
  • 6 receiving on back foot 
  • quality of passes 
  • scanning the field 

Progressions:

  • add different pattern if desired 

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

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Screen 2

Organization:

  • same as stage 1 but add mini goals and gates 
  • players rotating in 
  • 4x 4 min active, 1 min rest (20 mins) 

Instructions:

  • 1,5,6,& 10 must all touch the ball before switching to 7 for 3 points on mini goal
  • If they decide not to switch the field, they are allowed to dribble through the gate for 1 point only
  • Defenders get 3 points if they score on big goal 
  • If it becomes too easy for attacking team add defender to stay with number 7 and 11 

Coaching Points:

  • scanning the field 
  • Timing of movements to check in, to receive
  • communication
  • playing correct foot
  • how to create separation to receive 
  • decision making: when to combine, when to turn, number of touches to dribble or pass

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3

Organization:

  • set up fields , 14 players one field (6v6+2) 
  • 10 players other field (4v4+2) on smaller field - 1,5,4,6 + Neutrals 11,7
  • Or do one field, add the 9s for each team and have subs 
  • 6 x 4min active, 1 min rest (30 min) 
  • progress to regular match for stage 4 

Instructions:

  • Balls always start with the Neutrals, start on one side and once play is over other neutral starts with the ball 
  • The goal is to find the opposite neutral to score 3 points. If they don't find opposite neutral and they score is only worth 1 point 

Coaching Points:

  • Timing of movements to check in, to receive
  • communication to switch, and general communication: man on, turn, time
  • playing correct foot
  • how to create separation to receive
  • decision making: when to combine, when to turn, number of touches to dribble or pass, scanning the field 

Progressions:

  • Progression: If they switch the ball twice and score 5 points 
  • progress to regular match for stage 4 

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