Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Penetration/ breaking lines of defence (Start Time: 2015-08-08 09:00:00)

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Phil Oliver, Adult Member

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Phil Oliver
Name: Phil Oliver
City: Liverpool
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetration

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetration
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Penetration (30 mins)

Designed for 8- 24 players

Equipment required: 10 balls, 3 sets of bibs (e.g. for 24: 3 sets of 8), Markers for the outside (16), 9 flat markers for inside lines

Instructions/ Rules: Players are working together. Red team in sections A & C are working against Blue team in areas B & D.

Part 1: Passes are made continuous (possession) until the team defending (in diagram - blue) win the ball and then they play together in their sections against Red team. Green team can be used to keep possession but are limited to 1 touch

- Players are not allowed to leave their areas.

Coach 1: Work with defending team to slide across, cover each other and intercept.

Coach 2: Work with attacking team to move the ball quickly and be unpredictable (variety of passes (technically), shifting/ disguising passes, rotations ahead of the ball, switching to shirt defenders

Potential progressions:

1. two end players are now the target

2. If team keeps the ball in their area for longer than 5 seconds, allow defending team to send a player in to try and win the ball.

OR: limit how long the ball can be in one area

3. Allow 1 player from each zone to move (forwards or backwards) from their zone whilst they're in possession

More players: Bigger area/ more zones

Less Players: Smaller area, no outside team, goals instead of target players

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