Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Defenders Attacking 7v7 phase

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Tom Dempsey

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Tom Dempsey
Name: Tom Dempsey
City: Mayo
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Playing out from the back in a whole, part, whole session.

14 players.


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Method:

Whole. 7v7 game.

Coaching Points:

Let the play flow.

Communicate to the players the objective of the session which is playing out from the back into attacking areas.

Ask them what is important to achieve this objective.


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Method: Part:


Team Function: Defenders Attacking

Team Task:

To play out from the back, starting from the GK. To get the fullbacks to carry the ball over the halfway line to play the target men in one of the gates.

Objective of practice:

Defenders to pass the marked point (halfway line) line in possession off the ball and play in the target man in one of the gates. Defenders to create space by penetrating the space in attacking areas.

Organisation:

•7v7: 1:3:2:1 v :2:2:2 or 8v8: 1:4:2:1 v :2:2:3

•3/4 of pitch
•Cones cutting corners
•Two Goals

Role of Opposition:

To stay compact and to attempt to stop the yellows from playing out by establishing a high line of pressure.


Coaching Points:


GK plays firm ball to defenders back foot.

Defender to take positive first touch and look to play forward. (Be Brave)

Draw in Striker to create space for fullbacks.

Create good width and depth.

Midfielders movement off/on the ball, combination play in midfield.

Prepare units and team for transition to defend

High Tempo needed in order to reach objective.

Don't let players 'force' the ball forward.




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