Football/Soccer Session (U12): MSC Pressure and Cover

Club Logo

Pro-Club: Red Bulls New York Academy

Taylor Kostrzewa, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Taylor Kostrzewa
Name: Taylor Kostrzewa
City: Maple Shade Township
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

Warm Up (15 mins)

Organization:

3 teams of 2

Instructions:

Players on the outside pass the ball back and fourth in their color for 5 passes.. (they must count to 3 before the next pass) then play a pass to the team on the far side of the grid. The team that passed the ball becomes the defending team.

Coaching Points:

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi Opposed

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi Opposed
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi Opposed

Semi Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

3 teams of two

Instructions:

Teams on the outside look to split defenders wiith passes to get 1 point. The asstacking players can move freely in their half. Defenders try to win the ball back if possible, if they are able to they are awarded 1 point. Play to 5

Coaching Points:

1st and 2nd defender work together to keep attackers from penetrating.

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Look to recover quickly if they are beaten with the pass

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Full Opposed

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Full Opposed
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Full Opposed

Full Opposed (30 mins)

Organization:

2v2 + 2 goal keepers

Instructions:

Attacker wait for defenders to get to halfway line and then look to score on goal. Defenders look to win the ball and socre on goal if they do. If defenders are able to score they return to the half way line and the next group of attackers goes. if the ball goes out of play both the attackers and defenders go off the field. If the Gk makes a save and holds onto the ball play continues.

Progression:

3 attackers vs 2 Defenders

Coaching Points:

1st and 2nd defender work together to keep attackers from penetrating.

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Look to recover quickly if they are beaten with the pass

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


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

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unrestricted Game
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unrestricted Game

Unrestricted Game (30 mins)

Organization:

One team plays a 2-3-1 and the other plays a 3-2-1

Instructions:

Unrestricted play

Coaching Points:

General play

Creating 3 lines of attack, width and depth

Player Positions in relation to other players

Pressure and cover as it was the topic for the training


Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Movement
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Dribble
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pitch Line 1

To link this page so that even non-Members can see it, copy paste this URL

Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button