Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Defensive Roles of CM's in 3-4-3

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Reseller-Club: Ohio University

Angelo Sabblah, Young Member

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Angelo Sabblah
Name: Angelo Sabblah
City: Portland
Country: United States of America
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

1. Be able to work as a unit using triggers and communication to prevent penetration.

2. Know how to force opponents back towards pressure.

3. Understand defensive roles.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (15 mins)

Set up

Area 30x20 yard grid with lines of cones seperated every 5yards.

Rules and Conditions

Players go through PEP routine including Motor Movement, Dynamic Stretching, Strength, plyometric and sprint (with changes of direction) phases. Focus on techniques and landing mechanic.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill (20 mins)

Set Up

Multiple areas (30x40 yards) split into 3 zones (10:20:10 yards).

Goal at each end of the area.

Rules and Conditions

Players cannot leave their zones. Possession team to keep possession of the ball and move the ball through the zones. Defending team to get the ball back and score in either goal. Only defending team can score points to begin with.

Progressions

Possession team can score by moving the ball from one end zone to the other without losing possession.

Coaching Points

Break passing lanes before pressing

Visual trigger: Midfielders to get tight when forward forces one way.

Marking: force back towards pressure.

Marking: Holding Midfielder to cover straight long pass


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

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Conditioned Game

Set Up

2 Quarter field areas with a big goal at one end.

Rules and Conditions

Teams play attack vs defense. One team defend with a back 4 and the other with a back 3. Both teams play with 2 CM's. Attacking team trying to score in main goal. Defending team to counter attack and score in 2 small gates.

Coaching Points

Screen CF

Pressure CM's

Cover

- Each other

- Full backs/ WIng backs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (30 mins)

Set Up

Half field with big goal at each end.

Rules and Conditions

8v8 scrimmage rules.

Coaching Points

Focus on session technical points.

1v1 Defending

Pressure

Cover

Balance

Compactness

Concentration


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