Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): 'coach zone' possession

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Craig Filer, Young Member

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Craig Filer
Name: Craig Filer
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (15 mins)

An area set up as shown, probably 20x20.

3 teams of 4 players, 1 team around outside , 2 teams in the middle.

Coach in middle zone serving balls.

Outside men on 1 touch only, two teams in the middle playing an opposed possession practise.


Outside men to have a picture well before they receive

All players think about movements in a tight area to receive

Passes and weight of passes to outside men

Bodyshape when receiving

Switching play without passing through 'coach zone'

Press decisions when out of possession - it becomes an 8v4!

Reactions to turnover

Reactions to coach's serve

A high tempo possession session ideal for the start of any training practise!

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