Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Wet Day, 26/6/19 (Start Time: 2019-06-26 15:15:00)

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(NSW) Gavin Whitney, Adult Member

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(NSW) Gavin Whitney
Name: (NSW) Gavin Whitney
City: Lismore
Country: Australia
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up: Overlaps and underlaps

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Warm Up: Overlaps and underlaps

THE SESSION:

1) pass and over lap

2) Pass and underlap (must move behind the player you did not pass to)

 

PROGRESSIONS:

 

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v 3 + 1 Centrally

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3 v 3 + 1 Centrally (15 mins)

THE SESSION: 3 v 3 + 1 Centrally with 2 x wall passers

Can the team in BP play through or around? Decision making? Reading the game.

Aim to play forward with one touch from the wall passers.

 

PROGRESSIONS:

Modify space (width/depth) creates more / less pressure.

Breaking the line with penetrating pass to wide player moving forward.

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

First touch of player receiving is as much the responsibility of players around him (constant communication).

Wide players level and beyond inside markers, high as possible (To play around)

If BPO plyers press wide = CUE to play through. I.e 1 v 1 wide = 2 v 1 centrally

If BPO press inside = CUE to play around. I.e 1 v 1 inside = 1x free player in width.

As the players move they must face each other all the time. I.e where am I where is support.

Always in motion.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Tech 1: 1 v 1 Transition

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Tech 1: 1 v 1 Transition

THE SESSION: 1 v 1 Transition

Half sweat box with goals.

Red player attacks blue 1 v 1 through centre of pitch.

If red scores blue stays in, if red looses possession red becomes the defender and blue attack red through centre to score.

Keep score.

Make it ultra competitive (rewards and punishment)

W:R: 4 : 1

 

PROGRESSIONS:

 

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

Ligth switch transition IP > OOP and OOP > IP

1 v 1 defending

Be aggresive 1 v 1 moves


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Side moves 2

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Side moves 2 (15 mins)

THE SESSION: Side moves # 2

P 1 and P2 pass and move in free space Always so they can see the coach.

On the coaches call g1 / g2 / or g3 enter.

P1 or P2 who ever is in BP at that time plays to the nominated group.

The player who receives must beat his opponent with a side move to score on either goal.

P1 and P2 sprint out of the grid to a goal each (I.e P1 to goal 1, P2 to goal 2)

Re-set and repeat.

PROGRESSIONS:

 

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

 

Three looks

Exagerate your moves

First touch to side to unbalance defender

Protect the ball

Shift the defender

Turn and burn


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical 2: Combination Play

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Technical 2: Combination Play (15 mins)

Technical 2: Combination Play (Combining to Play through)

 

Set Up and resources

14 m x 14 m grid

8 players ( 4 blue + 4 yellow)

supply of footballs

 

Phases

W:R = 2:2 (play 2 min: rest 2 min)

Play starts with one of the end (wall passers)

Ball is played into the grid. Players aim to combine to play through to the end player.

If yellow win BP they attempt to combine with their end players.

If midfield rotation opens a central passing lane, end players can pass through the lines directly.

 

Progression

Passes must be played through the midfield. No direct passes between end players

 

Coaching Points

5 habits!!

How does the body position of the receiver cue the player off the balls movement?

Un-rewarded runs to open passing lanes.

Play back to set the forward pass.

Movement to initiate the pass.

Timing of the pass and run


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): All in game

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All in game (20 mins)

THE SESSION:

All in game 9 v 9. One team has GK, other team has assistant coach as GK

20 minutes, 10 minutes each way.

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

 

Coach on the run:-

Emphasise the Rules

Rules

• Anticipate the opportunity

• Regain possession – interceptions – clearances

• Quick forward passes – sprint with ball

• Flood the pitch

• Disguise intention (zig zag)

• Finish the attack


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