Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): HS JV - 4/14 - Possession (Defensive Third)

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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

  • Movement off the ball of support players
  • Play simple and fast in possession
  • Recognizing new space to play into
  • Keep the ball when you can't play forward
  • Have an idea, anticipate next action
  • Recognizing moments to switch play
  • Supporting player to provide depth
  • Width in possession
  • Playing out from the back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro - 4v2s

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro - 4v2s
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Intro - 4v2s (10 mins)

Organization: - (10x10) area

Instructions: - 4v2s

- defenders wins the ball then switches out with player that lost possession 

- one attacking player (4) outside area as 'reset' player 

Coaching Points: - fast speed of play

- movement off the ball

Progressions: - play one touch splits

Regressions: - (15x15) area 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main - 8v5

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Main - 8v5 (15 mins)

Organization: - (20x20) area

- 8v4 or similar

Instructions: - 2/3/4/5/6/8 attacking

- 7/8/9/10/11 defending 

Coaching Points/Questions: - keeping possession in defensive third, build until 10 is open 

- using 6/8 as backboards to 5/4, then out to 2/3

- finding 10 in space, timing of pass

- resetting to 4/5 if in trouble

Regressions/Progressions: - add small goals for attackers to represent 7/9/11

- add big goal for defending team for counters 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Condition - 6v5

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Condition - 6v5 (20 mins)

 Organization: - half field or similar size

- 6v5 or similar

- counter goals 

- attacking #1,2,3,4,5,6

- defending #11,10,9,8,7

Instructions: - attacking team play to counter goals 

- defending team to big goal

Coaching Points: - movement off the ball of support players - don't stand 

- play simple and fast in possession - the way you're facing 

- recognizing new space to play into - 6/8 checking 

- keep the ball when you can't play forward

- have an idea, anticipate next action 

- recognizing moments to switch play - use 1

- supporting player to provide depth

- width in possession - 2/3

When to play out from the back?

Progression: - add defensive 6

Regression: - add zones for players, at least 2 players in a zone when the ball is in that zone - supporting player 


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

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Match - 11v11 (25 mins)

Organization: - Game/scrimmage

Instructions: - 11v11

Coaching Points/Questions: - possession in the defending third

When to possess? Why?


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