Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): GU9 Wild Gym Session - March 26

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Mohamed Nosarka, Adult Member

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Mohamed Nosarka
Name: Mohamed Nosarka
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1 Rondo Rotation

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1 Rondo Rotation
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3v1 Rondo Rotation (10 mins)

Setup:

4 square grids each about 8x8

3 teams of 4 to 5 players in each grid with one ball in each grid

Each team wears a different colour bib

Each player gets a number 1 - 4 or 5 depending on players in each group

Instruction:

Players pass to one another in each group and execute skills that are instructed by the coach. When the coach calls out a specific number, the players with that matching number in each group run to the group to their right and defend. The coach gives intruction on how many successful passes will get a point. If the defender wins the ball, the defender wins a point for their team. The coach sets a time limit of about 20 seconds on each play. If the defender wins the ball, they give it back to the attacking team and go again for the remaining time in the play.

Focus:

High intensity defending

Closing down space and angles, with good decisions on high pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Forcing Play in One Direction

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Forcing Play in One Direction (20 mins)

Setup:

2 playing areas the width of the gym.

One goal set up at defensive end in the far corner and 2 goals set up in each corner of the offensive end.

Balls stationed and passing player to start from end farthest from goal.

Instruction:

Defending player will pass th ball to an attacker. 2 attackers will take on 2 defenders to try to score on the goal. shots on goal can only be made within the area marked by the orange cones (about 5 yards).

If the defenders win the ball, they counter attack and score on either of the opposition's 2 goals but can only be dribbled through goal. Each play is only run for 20 seconds or ends if the ball is kicked out or scored.

Progression:

3v3

Focus:

Are the defenders closing down space quickly to prevent attackers from gaining ground and speed?

Are the defenders closing down with an arched run to block goal sooner?

Is their pressure and cover and are the defenders communicating with one another?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global: 2 Goal SSG

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Global: 2 Goal SSG (25 mins)

Setup:

Full court as playing area with 3 teams of 4 players maximum. Each team wears a different colour. 2 goals are set up about 4 feet wide for each goal. One goal is red and the other blue. Red is worth 2 points and blue worth 1 point. The red and blue on the other end are set diagonally across from one another.

Instruction:

The coach plays the ball to one team to get game started. The team in possession of the ball attempts to maintain possession and waits for the right opportunity to attempt a goal on either the red or blue goal. A goal can be attempted from any distance. Each match is played for 2 minutes at a high tempo and the team with the most points stays on. If the score is tied at the end of 2 minutes, the coach decides which team stays on.

Points:

Double up points with quick counters, under 10 seconds.

Double up points when all players in opposition half when goal is scored.

Limit opposition passes to under 5 gets defending team 1 point.

2 points for negative pass back into own half.

Focus:

Defensive shape

Pressure and cover

Communication between defenders


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