Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): P1 - Possession in the defensive half

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Pedro USSF A
Name: Pedro USSF A
City: Chelsea
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Early Arrival

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Early Arrival
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Early Arrival (10 mins)

THE SESSION:

  • Team Handball to Goals
  • Goals must be scored with a header. Players can't move if they are holding the ball. If team drops the ball or it hits the ground, possession is given to other team.

PROGRESSIONS:

  • 2 second limit in possession

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

  • How can we quickly exploit the opponent from a turnover in possession? Quick speed of play, runners getting forward

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intergarted warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intergarted warm up
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Intergarted warm up (15 mins)

THE SESSION: 

  • 2 zones with 2 balls in each, players in the middle work for 45 seconds, receive the ball from one outside player, play a pass to another within two touches then go get the other ball

PROGRESSIONS:

  • can we try play in 1 touch

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

  • body shape
  • quality of pass
  • first touch towards intended target

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small sided game
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Small sided game (15 mins)

THE SESSION:

  • Two teams with two sweeper players
    • sweepers only have three touches
    • Playing into the team, they received from 

PROGRESSIONS:

  • One player can join the other side.
  • Two players can join the other side

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

  • Can the team defend the space
  • drop off after the sweeper has taken their final touch
  • force the players to play backward

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Playing out from the back - centrally

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Playing out from the back - centrally (10 mins)

THE SESSION: 4v6 +1 goalie

- Game is played in the central area of the pitch - the wide areas are out of bounds

- The red team has to get the ball into the No 9 who sets the ball back to create a scoring opportunity

- They can only pass the ball into the No 9 once they have gotten past the red line

- Ball starts from the GK to play out from the back through the central areas of the pitch

- If the blue team wins the ball, they have 7 seconds (change depending on ability) to score

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

- Movement to receive the ball - different movements to create different passing angles to play out

- CB support play

- Decision Making

- Communication

- Quality Passing

- Different types of passing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): The Game

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The Game (25 mins)

THE SESSION:

  • 9v9
  • Play into the zone, then attack the goal

PROGRESSIONS:

  • Overload the team in possession 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

  • Speed of play
  • Angle of attack

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