Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Possession - 4 Corners

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Dennis Fernandes, Adult Member

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Dennis Fernandes
Name: Dennis Fernandes
City: South River
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up: Find the Target Player

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up: Find the Target Player
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Warm-Up: Find the Target Player (10 mins)

Organization:

  • 20 x 30 area
  • 1 player in each corner
  • Everyone else inside the grid with a ball
  • Rotate players after 1 min

Instructions:

  • While dribbling through the grid, players are to avoid collisions and play the ball to any of the players in the corner target zones
  • Players in the corners play a 1-2 touch pass back to the same player

Coaching Points:

 

  • pass and move
  • receive and turn
  • speed of play

  • awareness of surroundings (check shoulders)
  • find an open passing lane (short or long)

 

Progressions:

  • Switch places with the player in the corner once a pass is played
  • Passes must be at least 5 yards or longer

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity: 4 Corners

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Main Activity: 4 Corners (30 mins)

Organization:

  • 20 x 30 area
  • 2 teams (3v3 or 4v4)
  • 1 player in each corner; 2 from each team in opposite corners

Instructions:

  • Play in the center is now between 2 teams
  • Objective is to play a pass to a teammate in one of the target zones
  • Cannot consecutively play into the same target zone, both zones must be played
  • Player that passes the ball to the target zone then switches with that player and the target man joins the play in the center

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Maintain possession by constantly switching the play
  • First touch away from pressure when exiting the corner
  • Movement off the ball to create space
  • Support play
  • Awareness of space
  • Speed and angle of pass
  • Can the long switch be played?

Progressions:

  • Target player must be reached in a given pass limit

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

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

Organization:

  • Half field
  • 2 lanes at the wide areas
  • 4 goals; 1 in each corner. 

Instructions:

 

  • Normal game is played under 1 rule: the ball can only be moved forward (passing/dribbling) in the wide areas
  • Center of the field is only for sideways and backwards play

 

Coaching Points/Questions:

  • Switch point of attack when there are no forward options on one side of the field
  • Maintain possession, play away from pressure
  • Try to limit the amount of backwards passes (Why?)
  • Support in the midfield 
  • Stay wide to create space
  • Encourage 1v1s out wide

Regressions:

  • R: Ball can be moved forward through the center but only through dribbling

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match
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Match (20 mins)

Organization:

  • Remove lanes, play normal full sided game with GK's

Coaching Points:

  • Review of session's learning outcomes being translated into the game
  • Switch the point of attack
  • Maintain possession
  • Off-ball movement
  • Midfield support
  • Look to play forward first

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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

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