Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Match Prep - Walla Walla II

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

~ Constant support of ball --> defending dangerous space if transition to defense

~ Use of Out-In-Out and Up-Back-Through to break pressure

~ Defending crosses

~ Intro to 4-4-2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tactics Talk & Warmup

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Tactics Talk & Warmup (20 mins)

Tactics Talk: 4-4-2

Warm-up:

Stretching and linear warmup


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 team rondo

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3 team rondo (20 mins)

Intervals:

2 min work + 1 min rest x 6 = 18 min

Setup:

Endzones are 30x20. Middle zone is 30x12.

3 teams of 6.

In possession setup with back 4, #6 and #8.

Defending team presses with 3; 2 in midfield; 1 in far zone to defend transfer pass.

Activity:

Only defense can score. 1 point for scoring behind CB's (setup 8 yard wide gate).

Must make 3 passes in zone before option to transfer to far zone.

Opposite team may drop a player into MF zone to help transfer.

Coaching Points:

~ Upon breaking pressure scan the field to look for forward pass

~ Constant support behind ball in case we lose it (weakside CB and OB tuck in a little)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Defending Crosses

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3v3 Defending Crosses (20 mins)

Setup:

Team of defenders (Back 4 and #6's) and Team of attackers

Field setup as shown with wide channels & counter goals

Activity:

Attacking team plays a combo to get a player out wide for cross into box.

Defending team defends the cross and attempts to score in counter goals.

Each group attacks/defends from right & left before rotating.

Progressions:

~ Allow winger to play early, diagonal cross

Coaching Points:

+ Pressure / cover on initial combination play into channel then immediate recovery.

+ Near post runner is most dangerous, central runner is next, far post runner next, etc.

+ Goalkeeper must be aware of targets to anticipate where cross is likely to be played.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 11v9 Build out of back in 4-4-2

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11v9 Build out of back in 4-4-2 (25 mins)

Intervals:

5 min work + 1 min rest x 3 reps = 18 min

Setup:

11v9

1-4-4-2 vs. 0-3-3-3

70x10 yard scoring zone (just across half)

Activity:

Blue team scores in big goal --> 3 points.

White team scores by passing/dribbling into attacking half --> 1 point

When build out team scores new ball comes in right away from coach to counter-attack.

No defenders allowed in wide channel for team defending big goal (i.e. free cross)

Coaching Points:

+ Use of Out-In-Out to break defensive lines & Up-Back-Through to break lines

+ When winning back possession look to change point of attack (+2 vertical channels) 

+ Defending crosses by identifying dangerous runs, marking goal-side ball-side, etc.

Progression:

~Allow 1 defender in wide channel


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 11v11

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11v11 (20 mins)

Normal soccer game except for midfield zone where there's a 2 touch limit.

1-3-5-2 vs 1-4-3-3 (halfway through switch to 1-4-4-2)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool Down

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Cool Down (5 mins)

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