Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): GAG session Penetration/mobility during the preparation(specific) phase

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Mark Coakley
Name: Mark Coakley
City: Saint John
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm-up (15 min)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm-up (15 min)
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warm-up (15 min)

Set up:

Mark off 3 10x10 yd grids

Organization: 

- 4 players on the outside of the grid. 2 defenders inside the grid.

- The 4 players must stay on the outside of the grid but are allowed to move up and down their line.

- 1 point is given for every 5 passes and 2 points if the outside players can pass the ball around the grid to produce a split pass between the defenders.

- If a defender wins the ball they exchange places with the player on the outside who gave away the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global #1 (20 min)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global #1 (20 min)
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Global #1 (20 min)

Set up:

-Make a 60 x 40 grid

-Mark off with cones 2 equal end zones

Organization:

6 v 6 in the middle zone with keepers. Attacking team must make a penetrating dribble or pass into the end zone before shooting on goal. Defending team cannot enter their end zone until the ball crosses the line. After the zone is penetrated both teams may enter the end zone. 

Coaching Points:

-good supporting angles

-get behind first line of defense

-quick ball movement to move defenders opening gaps

-make space as big as possible (depth,width)

-communication (verbal,non-verbal)

Progressions:

-must penetrate end zone in 8 passes

-must penetrate end zone in 6 passes

-2 touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Analytical (20 min)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Analytical (20 min)
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Analytical (20 min)

Set up:

2 grids 22 yd x 18 yd x 5 yd end zones

14 players

Organization:

Two grids with 3 v 3 + 1(neutral) directional to end zones. Teams must dribble into end zone for 1 point or pass into end zone for 2 points. Teams look to penetrate to opposite side with good ball movement by using neutral player. Important to look forward and get behind first line of pressure. Movement after pressure is key in getting behind defenders.

Coaching Points:

-good supporting angles

-get behind first line of pressure

-movement off the ball looking for gaps

-patience

-body shape when receiving

-quick ball movement to move defenders to open gaps

-as the ball is travelling look to see if we can pass forward (anticipation)

-make space as big as possible

Progressions:

1. Must penetrate zone in 6 passes

2. 2 touch

3. 1 touch

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global #2 (20 min)

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Global #2 (20 min)

Set up:

-Make a 60 x 40 grid

Organization:

Two teams 7 v 7 with keepers. Normal playing rules apply. Allow for free decision making. Coach observes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool-down (15 min)

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Cool-down (15 min)

Cool-down:

-Dynamic/static recovery/stretching

-review session 

-player and coach feedback


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