Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): YDP_P4_ Defending in Units (Start Time: 2019-05-30 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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (10 mins)

THE SESSION: Dynamic Flexibility

Player perform various D'Flex exercises working into and out of the circle

Last exercises straight line short sprints, 5 - 10 m

 

PROGRESSIONS:

 

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

Correct execution

Good posture

Full rotation of movement through joints

Start the focus


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession

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Possession

THE SESSION: Possession

4 v 4 + 2 wall passers

team in IP looks for early vertical pass and goals off combination with WP

Add neutral if # permit

 

 

PROGRESSIONS:

 

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

3 looks first touch forward


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle Passing

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Triangle Passing (15 mins)

The Session

Player at A passes to B. B to C. C back to the second player at A.

Movement = Follow your pass.

Players at the receiving station start close to cone (simulating defender).

Players drop off and receive back foot, breaking the line with their first touch and passing to the next station. E.g A to B to C etc.

 

W:R- 3:2 x 4 (2 x LHS + 2 x RHS)

 

Progressions

Back foot receive right foot

Back foot receive left foot

A plays a one two pass with B. B with C etc

One two passes left foot and right foot.

Progress to Possession

One player acts as defender (keeps bib in hand)

Player who looses posseion becomes the defender.

Support each side: See Triangle to 3 v 1.

Coaching Points

Ball speed (Strong Pass)

Accuracy

Receiver> get in line with the pas early

Cue to pass > receivers movement and eye contact.

Vision > 3 looks befoer reciving (before during and on receiving)

First touch direction > prepare the ball for second touch (pass)

Communication > Verball and non-verbal I.e Hand to indicate safe side.

Ball moves you move

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): MOvement Patterns

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MOvement Patterns

THE SESSION: Movement patterns

wingers change role every repetition (inside to out

2 x 10's change side every repetiton

2 x 9's change sides every rotation

Any combination within the formation

 

 

PROGRESSIONS:

 

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending as a unit

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Defending as a unit (20 mins)

THE SESSION: Defending as a unit

Coach plays into MF 3 or back 4. Either in BP look to play through to their strikers 2 v 1 in end zone

 

PROGRESSIONS:

Defender in zone with back 4 or MF 3.

Player from MF 3 or back 4 can move forward to create 3 v 1 in end zone

 

KEY MESSAGES/POINTS:

Stay compact and deny central penetration

Communicate

2nd and 3rd defenders cover 1st defender

Space between players and lines (MF3)


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 4
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