Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Counter Pressing in final 3RD (B Diploma - DEF session 1)

Club Logo

Pro-Club: Football New South Wales

Michael Synnott (B1)

Profile Summary

Michael Synnott (B1)
Name: Michael Synnott (B1)
City: Sydney
Country: Australia
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Build 3D sessions in seconds
Access to 1000’s of sessions
Professionalise and modernise your coaching
Used by the world’s best coaches
US$
75
per year
Join today

Description

SESSION OBJECTIVE:

  • To improve my players ability to win the ball back quickly in the final 3rd.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animation 1

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): Animation 1
This session includes animated drill(s) Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animation 1 Create Video:

Animation 1

ORGANISATION:

  • Start with Four 3v1 rondos 
  • All playing in separate squares
  • Progress to combine 2 group and play 6v2 with the same conditions

HOW TO PLAY:

  • Reds will keep possession against the yellows
  • Reds must move after they have passed the ball
  • no limits on touches
  • yellow will work for 60 sec then change

COACHING POINTS:

  • focus on energy and workmate of the pressing player
  • attempt to read an cut out passes
  • GET TO THE BALL
  • communication once 6v2

CHANGE IT / PROGRESSIONS:

  • change to 6v2

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animation 2

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): Animation 2
This session includes animated drill(s) Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animation 2 Create Video:

Animation 2

ORGANISATION:

  • 3 teams of 5, with 1 green floater
  • 1/4 field sized area

HOW TO PLAY:

  • begin with one team chasing(blue) V the other two teams.
  • If blue win ball back from the yellows the the yellows become the pressing team

COACHING POINTS:

  • INTENSITY INTENSITY INTENSITY
  • reactions must be quick when we give the ball away
  • closest player must get to the ball and force the player to go one direction, ideally into defenders or away from support.
  • players behind communicate and read play 
  • PRESS AS A GROUP
  • Recognise chances to double up and set traps
  • do not be beaten 1v1

CHANGE IT / PROGRESSIONS:

  • reduce or decrease the pitch size to change difficulty for pressing team

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animation 3

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): Animation 3
This session includes animated drill(s) Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animation 3 Create Video:

Animation 3

ORGANISATION

  • Large square with 4 goals in each corner

  • 6v6 + 4 floaters

HOW TO PLAY:

  • team in possession must get 6 passes and then finish in any goal 

COACHING POINTS:

  • same principles from the previous possession game
  • once they complete the 6 passes understand that the objective has no change and defending the goals must be prioritised 

CHANGE IT / PROGRESSIONS:

  • decrease the floaters if not getting enough ball recovery before the 6 passes 

Build 3D sessions in seconds
Access to 1000’s of sessions
Professionalise and modernise your coaching
Used by the world’s best coaches
US$
75
per year
Join today

Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

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

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button