Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Playing the ball out of the back to the center backs

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Art Hernandez
Name: Art Hernandez
City: Chester County Pa
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Goal: To work on playing out of the back with our center backs. Improve our movement and decision making when playing the ball from the center backs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up/Rondo

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Warm-up/Rondo (15 mins)

1st Phase, Dynamic Warm-up and rondo.

Objective: To welcome the players and create routine. Encourage the players to take initiative for the activity.

Organization: As shown, set up the SAQ activity, try to limit lines and use a ball with the activity. The player start by dribbling to the cone and then pass the ball to the next line. Pattern repaets. For the rondo, play 4v0, with a player sitting out. If a player on the inside makes a mistake, sub that player out. In the 5v1, switch the middle player every time there's a mistake.

Key words: Open your hips, take your touch away from pressure and use both feet. Keep your feet moving.

Guided questions: 1.Where do I take my next touch? 2.Why do we get wide? 3. Why do we let the ball go across our body?

Answers: 1.Into space or away from pressure. 2. In order to support the player on the ball and spread the defense. 3. As the ball goes across our body and we use our back-foot, we can take a much better touch into space or away from pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): (Un)opposed technique

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(Un)opposed technique (20 mins)

2nd Phase, ball mastery/technical work

Objective: Playing the ball out of the back to the center backs

Organization: As shown, play 6v6, w/ keepers. Both teams must start their possesion with a pass out wide. In the flow of play, if a team losses posession of the ball, the ball must be reset back to the keeper. 1 point for normal scoring, 2 points for building from the back and scoring after holding posession.

Key words: Pass, dribble and get wide, help.

Guided questions: 1. How can we unbalance the defense? 2. Why should our midfielder

support the attack? 3. What do we need to do to get the ball into the opponent’s half?

Answers: 1. Spread out and vary your runs in the midfield. 2. To give the defenders passing

options and to move the ball forward. 3. We can pass it forward, we can dribble it forward but if we

cannot go forward then possess the ball and be patient with it.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Application

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Game Application (20 mins)

3rd Phase, game application

Objective: Playing the ball out of the back to the center backs

Organization: In a reduced 11v11 field play 8v8. The Blue team will play in a 1-3-1-3 formation and the Red team will play in a 0-3-3-2 formation. Balls start from the GK. Red score on the big goal, blue can score on the counter goals.

Key words: Pass, dribble and get wide, help.

Guided questions: 1. How can we unbalance the defense? 2. Why should our midfielder

support the attack? 3. What do we need to do to get the ball into the opponent’s half?

Answers: 1. Spread out and vary your runs in the midfield - 2. To give the defenders passing

options and to move the ball forward. - 3. We can pass it forward, we can dribble it forward but if we

cannot go forward then possess the ball and be patient with it.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (35 mins)

4th Phase, game (This is not free play, coach in the flow of the game)

Objective: Playing the ball out of the back to the center backs

Organization: In a 11v11 field play 9v9. The Blue team will play in a 1-3-2-3 formation and the Red team will play in a 1-3-4-1formation.

Key words: Pass, Dribble and Get wide, Help.

Guided questions: 1. How can we unbalance the defense? 2. Why should our midfielder

support the attack? 3. What do we need to do to get the ball into the opponent’s half?

Answers: 1. Spread out and vary your runs in the midfield. 2. To give the defenders passing

options and to move the ball forward. 3. We can pass it forward, we can dribble it forward but if we

cannot go forward then possess the ball and be patient with it.


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Movement
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Dribble
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