Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Possession - Playing away from pressure

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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. Understand spacing on the field.

2. Develop trust in player and hold space.

3. Understand tactical advantages of moving the ball to new areas quickly.


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

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Warm Up (15 mins)

Set Up

Area 15x15 yards

Rules and Conditions

4v2 possession.

If player gives the ball away they become defender.

Coaching Points

Movement to support

- Angles

- Distance

Quality of pass

- Play away from pressure

Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Phase

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Skill Phase (20 mins)

Set Up

Area 30 x 30 yards, split into four 15 x 15 yard areas.

3 x 3 yard diamond in middle of area to 'house' defenders.

Rules and Conditions

Blue team start with the ball with all players inside the same quadrant.

Yellow team spread out in other 3 quadrants.

1 defender (Red team) is allowed out of diamond to try and win the ball.

Blue team have to make 3 passes and then can move the ball to a new quadrant.

When ball is played to a yellow team player, other yellow must get to quadrant as quickly as possible to support.

Blue team must then spread out into available three quadrants.

Defender can leave diamond to press ball as soon as it enters new quadrant.

If a team gives the ball away, they become the defenders.

Progression

2 defenders at a time.

Coaching Points

Movement to support

- Angles

- Distance

Quality of pass

- Play away from pressure

Communication

Decision making

- Which pass?

Width and Depth (Yellow Team make area big)


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

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Condition Game (25 mins)

Set Up

Area 40 x 60 yards with final quarters markerd off (15:30:15 ratio)

Line splitting field in half vetically.

Rules and Conditions

Defending team can go anywhere.

In build up phases team in possession must keep players in their own half - not allowed to cross middle line (red).

In final quarter, players can go anywhere.

Coaching Points

Width

Depth

Support/Movement

Creativity

Penetration


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (30 mins)

Set Up

Area 40 x 60 yards

Rules and Conditions

Scrimmage rules

Coaching Points

Width

Depth

Support/Movement

Creativity

Penetration


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Movement
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