Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00/G03 Emerald - Out of possession in attacking half - dealing with direct play II

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Objectives:

~ Improve #4/5 winning balls in the air.

~ Improve shape of back four when one player steps to win ball.

~ Improve #6 cutting off passing lanes into central players (shield the CBs)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): WU - Lofted Long Ladder

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WU - Lofted Long Ladder (20 mins)

Long ladder competition:

Long ladder with every long ball being in the air (to receiver on 1 bounce or less).

Competition: 2 laps and then every player has foot on ball. If ball bounces more than once, then whole team has to do 2 push-ups (time penalty).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v2s & 2v2s

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1v2s & 2v2s (20 mins)

Setup:

10x15 grids

2 teams

Activity:

1 attacking players runs to high five a defender, then play is live. 2nd attacker passes into attacker who is facing backward.

1v2 -- Teams score by dribbling across endline.

Progression:

+ 2v2

Coaching Points:

+ Intro the 4 priorities of defending:

1) Anticipate (win ball)

2) Tackle after 1st touch

3) Don't let them turn (get low, see ball)

4) Delay (slow them down so team can transition)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1->2v3

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3v1->2v3 (20 mins)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v3+2v4

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6v3+2v4 (20 mins)

Intervals:

Setup:

Attacking 1/3 setup as shown.

Central grid near midfield - 30x30

Activity:

Ball starts with goalie and the blue team tries to build out of the back to play long balls into 2 center forwards. Score by forwards completing one pass (or setup gates if too easy).

White team scores in big goal.

Once ball passes line, teams can go anywhere until a restart.

Coaching Points:

~ #4/5 play ball-side/goal-side on opposing CF.

~ #6 cutting off passes on the ground into CFs.

~ Shape of back four depending on how steps to win the ball in the air.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8 ESSG

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8v8 ESSG (20 mins)

Intervals:

Setup:

1/2 field as shown with 20x20 scoring zone.

Field should be 50x70

Blue team in 1-2-2-2

White team in 2-3-2

Activity:

Blue scores by getting possession of ball into scoring zone (either by building up or via long ball).

White team scores in big goal.

Ball starts in various places (GK, throw in, kick off)

Offside applies in attacking half.

Coaching Points:

~ 4/5 - one steps to win ball, the other covers;

~ 4/5 - If CF facing own goal, don't let them turn.

~ 6 - Getting ball side of CMs in order to win 2nd ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 8v8

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8v8 (20 mins)

8v8 Game

1-4-1-2 vs. 1-4-1-2


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