Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Build-Up Play, Switching to create attacking opportunities (Start Time: 2021-03-17 18:00:00)

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Am-Club: Highland Football Club

Trei Morrison, Adult Member

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Trei Morrison
Name: Trei Morrison
City: Asheville
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Coaching players in possessing the ball, quickly moving it in small spaces to draw defenders in then switch and progressing if possible.  Players should be patient in possession looking for numbers up by switching play quickly then looking to attack.  Quality, firm passing, first touch to maintain speed of play.  Movement off the ball is imperative, changing angles and positioning. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 Man Passing and Stretching Warm-Up

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4 Man Passing and Stretching Warm-Up (15 mins)

Easy Passing and Moving (Warm-Up)

Players Move slightly side to side, back wards and forwards to replicate movement in a match.

Intermittent stretching: (All stretches are performed with 3 quick steps in between except #1)

 1) Jog in and Out

 2) Lunges & hip twists

 3) Open and Close gates

 4) Knee Thrusts & High Kicks

 5) Pass & Hip Swing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dribbling and Passing

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Dribbling and Passing (10 mins)

Set-Up:  40X40 Grid. 7 to 10 players, 3 players without a ball everyone else has a ball.

Execution:  Play 2 touch. Players with ball dribble throughout the space until a player without a ball checks to receive a pass.  Players without a ball pass in sequence,  1 checks to receive a ball from a dribbler, 1 to 2, 2 to 3, 3 dribbles out.  The player who passed in becomes 1, 1 becomes 2, 2 becomes 3.

Coaching Points:  Dribble with head up looking for team mate checking to receive the ball, be aware of space, team mates, ball and dribblers (defenders). firm passing, first touch technique.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v2 + 4v2, 3 Zones

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4v2 + 4v2, 3 Zones (15 mins)

Set-Up:  40X20 Grid divided into 2 15X20 grids(ends) and 1 10X20 (center) grids. 12 players divided into 3 teams of 4.

Execution:  Play 4v2 in one end grid, the 4 are looking for an opportunity to pass to a player in the central grid checking off a dummy to receive the ball and progress it to the opposite grid.  

Coaching Points:  Players need to continuously look to check to receive the ball and progress it.  Firm passing, quality first touch to sett up quick play, players should look to change their angles to receive and progress the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v2 Transitions

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3v2 Transitions (15 mins)

Set-Up: 2 15X20 Yard zones divided by a 5X20 Yard Neutral Zone, small goals at the end of each of the 2 larger zones.

Execution: 3 Attackers v 2 Defenders in each zone. Attackers must make at least 3 passes in their zone before shooting or switching the ball. Defenders can cross the neutral zone to put more pressure on the ball. If defenders win the ball then they should immediately attack their goals to try and score.

Coaching Points: Attacking- movement with and without the ball, good first touch, find the open space quickly, draw defenders in and quickly switch the attacking space. Once they have opened up space they should quickly attack the goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5V5 + 2 4 Goal Game

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5V5 + 2 4 Goal Game (30 mins)

Set-Up:  40X40 Grid with small goals 5 yards inside each corner facing each other, 2 teams of 5 with 2/3 neutral players.

Execution:  Play 5v5 + 2/3 each team attacking 2 goals and defending the opposite 2.

Coaching Points:  Quality firm passing, play 1/2 touch, change angles to provide support or progression opportunities, use possession to drw defenders in, switch play, look for numbers up situations.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 6

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Screen 6

Set-Up: 30X30 Grid divided into 4 15X15 Grids, 3 /4 players play in each grid 2 in at a time. 2 balls start on opposite corners.

Execution: Player in the corner plays ball in to #1 who lays to #2 who plays to player in corner of far grid who then starts the process over in that grid.  Corner layer enters grid and player who passes to far corner exits to his corner. Play 1/2 touch.

Progression 1:  Combination play in the grid.

Progression 2: Knockdown combination.

Progression 3: Combine with layer in the next grid who knocks down to second player in original grid who plays to corner.

Coaching Points:  Movement to adjust angles to progress play, First touch to set up pass, Firm accurate passing. Players should constantly check their shoulders to know where the ball is, what their team mates are doing and where they are passing to.


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