Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Session Plan -Rotation of the midfield 3 to create space & Receiving the ball (Start Time: 2021-03-29 18:05:00)

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Noel Healy, Adult Member

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Noel Healy
Name: Noel Healy
City: Cork
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (25 mins)

Method:

2v2 plus 3 possession game. Players on the outside are 1 touch. Players in the middle are all in but encouraged to keep ball moving quickly. Defending team try to win the ball back to allow them to try and keep possession.

 

Coaching Points:

Angle of support, Quality of pass, good first touch or bounce pass. Movement off the ball. Ball moves at high tempo.



Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (35 mins)

Method:

3 v 3 plus 2 Midfield 3 look at transfer ball from one end zone to the other. When the ball is with the end zone player midfield 3 rotate to open up space for one another. If you are under pressure from opposition move away from the ball to open up space for teammate.

 

Coaching Points:

Communication, sharp crisp passing. Try and open body out to receive ball. Move away from the ball if under pressure. Open up corridors for transfer from end zone to end zone. Keep ball on the ground



Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (30 mins)

Method:

7 v 7 area divided into 3 zones. Middle (shaded zone) occupied by 3 v 3 midfielders. This is where the rotation movement should happen. Or can they create a corridor for CB to find CF with direct pass?

 

Coaching Points

Good movement off the ball. Rotation of midfield 3. Quality of pass. High tempo ball movement. Can we find target man's feed and work off that. :



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Screen 4 (30 mins)

Method:

11 v 11 Red midfield use the rotation to open up space for each other to receive the ball from GK or CBs. This movement allows midfield to have time to open up body so he can then look to play forward.

 

Coaching Points:

Good movement off the ball. Open body shape when receiving ball. Look to play forward. Good communication and decision making. Move away from ball when pressed tightly.



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