Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Finding A Player On The Run

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Matt Brewer
Name: Matt Brewer
City: Seattle
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Game Cue: Space Behind

Concept: combinations to get behind

Technique: one touch passing


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

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Technical Warm Up: (15 mins)

Players follow their pass and perform combination patterns.

A (left side) - 1-2-3-4-2-4 dribble to opposite side

B (right side) 1-2-3-4 who underlaps (3 moves to 4 spot, 2 moves to 3)

Success Criteria:

players will show ability to create space and communicate for the ball

passing and receiving details to pick up speed and time

timing of movement and quality of combination to go forward at speed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Discovery:

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Discovery: (20 mins)

teams play 4v4 in the central zone with 2 wide players in their own wide channel. Wide players cant be pressured or leave their zone.

Score by playing a pass into the end zone for teammate to score

Game 1: score in any channel

Game 2: score in wide zone for a bonus point

Game 3-4: score in central zone for a point

Progress to adding wide players entering the field on first touch

Success Criteria:

players will create width and depth and draw the opposition in to create space behind

when facing forward players will make unbalancing runs to get behind the opposition

timing of runs and combinations in relation to the defender to get behind


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Execution:

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Execution: (15 mins)

Players will perform patterns in competitive environment to finish on goal, last line is offside line with 4 seconds to finish.

Success Criteria:

players will show ability to create space and communicate for the ball

passing and receiving details to pick up speed and time

timing of movement and quality of combination to go forward at speed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage:

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Scrimmage: (20 mins)

teams play 6v6 to goal with thirds. Add in wide channels in central third. When in possession the attacking third is offside, defenders cannot drop and attacking team must play a pass into the end zone. Players can have free movement, if receiving in the wide channel they have 2 free touches before being pressured.

Progress by adding in defenders in wide area and in attacking third once the ball crosses.

Success Criteria:

players will create width and depth and draw the opposition in to create space behind

when facing forward players will make unbalancing runs to get behind the opposition

timing of runs and combinations in relation to the defender to get behind


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Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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