Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): High Pressure defending in a possession

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Pedro USSF A
Name: Pedro USSF A
City: Chelsea
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objective is to make the players to move the ball around quick with out stopping the ball. 

The goal is to have the players switching point of attack to maintain possession and not rushing the play to the attack third if its no space/option to go forward.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Rond with Rotation

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Warm up - Rond with Rotation (15 mins)

Warm Up - Dynamic warm-up.

Rondo 4v1 possession in the square. 12x12. Players move the ball as quick as possible (preferable 1 touch). Pplayer that lose the ball gets in the middle.

Coaching points:

Weight of pass

Decision Making/Reaction time

Movement off the ball (Up and down the touchline)

Players supporting moving toward the player that have the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Two touches possession

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Two touches possession (20 mins)

Part 2: 20 minutes. 6v6+2 posses on a grid 20x25. 

Objective: Players must increase the tempo of the ball.

Coaching points:

Movement off the ball (To make space)

Decision making/Reaction time

Weight of pass

Trying to constantly to switch the ball from one side to another.

Ball can't stop in the grid. Only two touches allowed in the ball. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progressing with a score line

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Progressing with a score line (20 mins)

Progressing. Part 3: 6v6+2 - 20 minutes Grid of 30x35.

Objective is to cross the scoring line possession the ball. No direct pass is permitted.

Coaching Points:

Movement on/off the ball/Maximising the width of the pitch (To make space)

Decision making/Reaction time

Weight of pass

Communication

To retain and build possession    

Quick decision. Ball can not stop. 

Players must cross the line and stop the ball to score.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Final game

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Final game (30 mins)

FINAL GAME. 9v9 - 30 minutes. Free play on the last 10 minutes. 

2 touches game. Objective is to possession the ball away from the first pressure and not rushing to the attack. 

Possession is the priority in the game. 10 passes possession also counts as a score.

Coaching Points:

First touch directed to where to play is.

Players on the inside should check at angles so that their body position is side on to play quickly.

Awareness - receiving player should check both shoulders before the ball arrive to assess options. 

Inside players should look to be positive and create space in order to play forward.

Width and depth is important to create spaces as group.

Players should be moving sideways to create passing angles

Players supporting the player with the ball in a triangle shape. 

Looking for diagonal passes. passes must be on the feet.


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