Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): HS JV - 4/23 - Penetration (Middle Third)

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Pro-Club: RBNY Academy Inc

Steven Steadham, Adult Member

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Steven Steadham
Name: Steven Steadham
City: New York City
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

  • Quick speed of play to open up gaps in opposition
  • Looking to penetrate behind/through/over/around opponents
  • Forward movement off the ball looking for spaces in between lines
  • Looking to penetrate in between opponents


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro - 2v2+2

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Intro - 2v2+2 (10 mins)

Organization: - (15x15) area

- two targets for each team on outside going N-S, E-W

Instructions: - 2v2+2

- one target from the possessing team checks inside area to create overload

- then possessing team finds free player to connect to other target player for point 

- if lost possession target player resets

Coaching Points: - when to check

- fast ball movement to find free player, overloads don't last 

- movement of target player after overload established 

Progressions: - 3-5sec to find other target player once overload is established

- target players can defend each other

- target player can counter press for 3-5sec 

Regressions: - one team starts with a 3v2 overload, no checking in 

- teams switch who has 3v2 every 2min 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main - Passing Repetitions

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Main - Passing Repetitions (15 mins)

Organization: - cones for positions - 6/7/8/9/10/11

- GK if needed 

 

Instructions: - passing combination play pattern

- 6 plays into 10 or 8

- 8/10 sets 6

- 6 plays in a checking 9

- 9 sets 10/8

- 10/8 through to either 7/11 or 9 to goal 

- rotation is 2 players to a cone, one plays one rest

 

Coaching Points/Questions: - movement off the cone - time your run 

- quick speed of play

- 2 touch to finish 

 

Regressions: - one side only - alternate between sides - either 8/9/7 or 10/9/11

Progressions: - add add shadow defenders for 6/8/10, add recovery defenders for 7/9/11


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Condition - 8v6

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Condition - 8v6 (20 mins)

 Organization: - half field or similar size

- 8v6 or similar

- counter endzone for defense 

- 4 zones for attackers - 2 wide, 1 middle (20x20), 1 attacking 

- attacking #6,7,8,9,10,11  

- defending #1,4,5,6,8,10 

Instructions: - defending team play to counter endzone - pass = 2, dribble = 1

- attacking team to big goal

Coaching Points: - when attackers are in possession, need to create overload in middle third area - 9 drops to create space to  penetrate 

- once 6 plays into 10/8, 9 drops to create overload

- when 9 checks in for overload - 7/11 fill space as target player - timing of runs 

- once target player is played, all can attack goal 

Progression: - CBs follow 9 - shorter overload time

- add defensive 2/3 

Regression: - 6 starts in area - add 5

- one CB 

- make middle area bigger (30x30) 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match - 7v7s

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Match - 7v7s (25 mins)

Organization: - match

- both play 1-2-3-1 - forward drops to create overload in middle third, wingers wide ready to make penetrating runs into attacking third

Instructions: - 7v7s or similar 

Coaching Points/Questions: - combination play in middle third, penetration into attacking third


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