Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Possession: 3v1 (II)

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 10 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (20 mins)


1. 10X10 area set up as shown.

2. Split players into groups of 6, with 3 players inside the grid as attackers and 3 players lined up behind one corner cone with the supply of balls as defenders.


1. The first defender passes a ball into the 3 attackers.

2. The defender immediately steps into the grid and become the defender creating a 3v1 inside the grid.

3. The 3 attackers attempt to put together as many passes as possible, every 3 passes will equal one point. 

4. The attackers continue passing until the defender wins the ball, or the ball is knocked out of play.

5. Once the play is dead, the next defender plays into the same 3 attackers, and play resumes.

6. Teams will switch roles after each defender has defended twice. Attacking team should keep track of all points scored, as the defending team will try to gain more when on the attack.

Coaching Points:

1. Quality of passes such as weight, pace, accuracy.

2. Communication

3. Angles of support on and off the ball.

4. First touch into space.

5. Speed of play/decisions


1. Larger area = easier for attackers but harder for defenders

2. Smaller area = harder for attackers but easier for defenders

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