Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): MSC Freedom Pressure/Cover

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Taylor Kostrzewa

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Taylor Kostrzewa
Name: Taylor Kostrzewa
City: Maple Shade Township
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Pressure from the first defender and cover from the second. The topic of pressure from the first defender has already been worked on this season but now is a good opportunity to test for understanding as it is very much involved in teaching the cover portion of this training.

Technical Angle of support (making sure you are able to stop the penetrative pass/shot) Distance of support (making sure that you are able to tackle the attacker immediately if the 1st defender is beaten.

Tactical Transitioning from the first defender to the second as well as using body position to dictate where the play is going to go.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (15 mins)

Organization:

3 teams of 2

Instructions:

Players on the outside pass the ball back and fourth in their color for 5 passes.. (they must count to 3 before the next pass) then play a pass to the team on the far side of the grid. The team that passed the ball becomes the defending team.

Coaching Points:

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi Opposed

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Semi Opposed
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Semi Opposed (15 mins)

Organization:

3 teams of two

Instructions:

Teams on the outside look to split defenders wiith passes to get 1 point. The asstacking players can move freely in their half. Defenders try to win the ball back if possible, if they are able to they are awarded 1 point. Play to 5

Coaching Points:

1st and 2nd defender work together to keep attackers from penetrating.

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Look to recover quickly if they are beaten with the pass

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Full Opposed 1

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Full Opposed 1 (15 mins)

Organization:

2v2 + 2 goal keepers

Instructions:

Attacker wait for defenders to get to halfway line and then look to score on goal. Defenders look to win the ball and socre on goal if they do. If defenders are able to score they return to the half way line and the next group of attackers goes. if the ball goes out of play both the attackers and defenders go off the field. If the Gk makes a save and holds onto the ball play continues.

Progression:

3 attackers vs 2 Defenders

Coaching Points:

1st and 2nd defender work together to keep attackers from penetrating.

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Look to recover quickly if they are beaten with the pass

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Full Opposed 2

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Full Opposed 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

2v2 + 2 goal keepers

Instructions:

Attacker wait for defenders to get to halfway line and then look to score on goal. Defenders try to win the ball and socre on goals if they do. If defenders are able to score they return to the half way line and the next group of attackers goes. if the ball goes out of play both the attackers and defenders go off the field.

Progression:

3 attackers vs 2 Defenders

Coaching Points:

1st and 2nd defender work together to keep attackers from penetrating.

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Look to recover quickly if they are beaten with the pass

Pressure from the player closest to the ball

Use of the sideline as another defender

Transition quick from 1st to 2nd defender and vice versa

Press on the pass not when the player receives the ball

Body position of the 1st and 2nd defender

Communication as to who is putting pressure on the ball


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

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Restricted Game (30 mins)

Organization:

3 teams of 4, 1 goalkeeper

Instructions:

The team with the goalkeeper tries to score on either of the PUGs on the sides and the other team tries to score on the GK. Once a goal is scored the team that lost goes off and the team that is ff comes on.

Coaching Points:

General play with a focus on Pressure and Cover as it was the topic covered this week..

3 lines of attack


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