Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): RHS - Improve transitions

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

~ Improve transition to defense for whole team

~ Improve back 4 defending in transition

~ Improve GK defending space behind back 4


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team Talk & Warmup

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Team Talk & Warmup (30 mins)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 team rondo

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3 team rondo (30 mins)

Intervals:

3 min work + 1 min rest x 6=24min

Setup:

Endzones are 35x20. Middle zone is 35x15.

3 teams of 6.

In possession setup w ith back 4, #6

Defending team presses with 3; 2 in in far zone to defend transfer pass.

Activity:

Only defense can score. 1 point for scoring behind CB's (setup 8 yard w ide gate).

Must make 3 passes in zone before option to transfer to far zone.

Opposite team may drop a player into MF zone to help transfer.

Progression:

~ No minimum # of passes; Transfer at any time.

Coaching Points:

~ Immediate pressure on ball when losing possession

~ Constant support behind ball in case we lose it (weakside CB and OB tuck in a little)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Back 4 defending in transition

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Back 4 defending in transition (30 mins)

Intervals:

2 min work + 1 min rest x 8 reps = 24 min

Setup:

2 teams

Identify back 4 players for each team.

Others will make up attackers.

3/4 of field

Balls at half sideline

Activity:

1) Back 4 joins attackers in attacking half and plays 8v6 trying to score in big goal. On shot or loss of possession, transition to part 2.

2) On loss of possession, back 4 has 8 seconds to recover to defensive half where it's 5v5 (back 4 + GK).

Coaching Points:

+ Pressure on ball dictates how high to hold offside line (or drop to protect space behind)

+ Recover centrally and deny central penetration


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 10v10

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10v10 (30 mins)

Intervals:

7 min work + 1 min rest x 4 reps = 32 min

Setup:

RHS Team in 1-4-2-3

Hanford Team in 1-4-3-2

Field is PK to PK and bring in sidelines 5 yards

Activity:

Normal soccer rules.

RHS plays our game.

Hanford plays counter-attacking game (aggressively play forward to try to get behind defense)

Coaching Points:

+


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