Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): GAG session Penetration/improvisation during the competition phase

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Mark Coakley
Name: Mark Coakley
City: Saint John
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up (15 min)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up (15 min)
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Warm-up (15 min)

Set up:

-Make 4 boxes 10 x 10 yd 

-Make 2 of these grids

Organization:

3 v 1 rondo in 2 boxes. The 3 players must connect 5 passes and then move to another empty box. Players must recognize the open space and run into it to receive a pass. Repeat 5 passes and move to another empty box. Change defenders every 3-4 min.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global#1 (20 min)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global#1 (20 min)
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Global#1 (20 min)

Set up:

- 60 x 40 pitch

- 6 gates, 3 on each side

Organization:

7 v 7 

Introduce topic of penetration/creativity.

Teams must use good quick ball movement to open spaces for penetration.

Use depth and width to expose gaps and space.

A goal is scored when a player dribbles through one of the 3 gates.

Progression:

- 2 touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Analytical (20 min)

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Analytical (20 min)

Set up:

- 10 x 20 grid (set up 2 grids)

- good supply of balls

Organization:

2 v 2 in the middle with 2 target players per team on the outside of grid. 

The object is for the 2 players in possession to find the target man with a pass. If they find the target mans feet they score a goal. The player who passes the ball switches with the target man and the pair now attacks the other side of the square. In this manner the target man is frequently changing with the flow of the game.

Coaching points:

- Quick exchange of the ball

- Quality passing

- Penetration

- Explosive running off the ball

Progression:

- 2 touch




Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global#2 (20 min)

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Global#2 (20 min)

Set up:

60 x 40 pitch

Organization:

7 v 7 with keepers
 Normal soccer rules apply

Free decision-making

Coach observes




Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool down ( 15 min)

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Cool down ( 15 min)

Cool down:

- Recovery dynamic/static stretching

- Session review

- Player and coach feedback


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