Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Under 13s - defensive principles

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Jason Brindley

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Jason Brindley
Name: Jason Brindley
City: Oswestry
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Game based practices with a tactical outcome, reinforcing protecting central areas and leaving the furthest player(s) when the ball goes wide. 

Timings

4-4:10pm - Warm-up

4:10-4:20pm - 2v2(+2)

4:25pm- 4:40pm - Positional based Rondo game

4:45pm - SSG


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

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2v2 (+2) (10 mins)

Focus + Session design

  • 2v2 (+2) Arrival activity
  • 18 x 15-yard area
  • 4 x mini goals 
  • First team to 10 goals wins
  • Building neutral player to play off 2 touch
  • Furthest neutral player to play off 1 touch

Progressions/Regressions

  • Goals off furthest players set count for double - encouraging penatrive play

Coaching detail

  • React - Get out first
  • If you don't receive the ball, organise. Stay together, dont get split
  • Hide/protect the goal 
  • Desire to win the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional based rondo game

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Positional based rondo game (15 mins)

Focus + Session design

  • Positional based rondo game
  • 4v4 (+5) Neutral players set up as seen in image
  • Possession team to aim to move the ball from one end to the other to score a point - Can't go out to out
  • 15 x 30 yard area with 4 mini goals off-set off the pitch
  • 3.5min games (30sec rest)

Progressions/Regressions

  • Game 1 - If you regain possession, keep the ball
  • Game 2 - If the red defenders win the ball, score in 1 of the 4 mini goals
  • Game 3 - Opposite to the above

Coaching detail

  • Don't get split, keep distances tight
  • Make them play wide
  • Keep play in front of you
  • Move together, stay connected


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5 (+3)

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5v5 (+3) (20 mins)

Focus + Session design

  • 5v5 (+3) 4 goal SSG
  • Focusing on defensive principles of moving across together as a team, locking down one side of the pitch and not allowing inside passes or switches of play
  • 25 x 35 yard area
  • 2 x 7min games

Coaching detail

  • Building from previous practice, focusing on protecting the middle and forcing wide
  • When the ball goes wide, move across together, screen the goal, prevent inside passes. Can we equal the amount of players, leaving the furthest. 


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