Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Playing Out from the back: Looking for pass through the the 3rds

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Desy Balmer, Adult Member

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Desy Balmer
Name: Desy Balmer
City: Kildare
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Practice to develop attacking awareness

Make players aware of the full  width when going forward thru the thirds

Help player develop a mental picture of where players are or should be

instill speed, high tempo movement and transition and the value of quality passing, quality movement and good decision making


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7 v 3 Rondo

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7 v 3 Rondo

Method:

Area 24x14 divided in half to provide the Pivot (Blue 6) and Centre Midfielders (Blue 8 and 10)
with reference points for when, where and how they can take up positions to support the back 4,provide balance and release or combine with the Full Backs (Blue 2 and 3).
7 x Attackers (Blue) positioned along the lines or inside the area against 3 x Defenders (Reds)
inside the area, with only 2 of the 3 Defenders allowed in a half (24x7) at any one time to defend. Centre Backs (Blue 4 and 5) and Centre Midfielders (Blue 8 and 10) can play along the length of their 12 yard designated line. Full Backs (Blue 2 and 3) can play along the length of their 15 yard line and Pivot (Blue 6) can play anywhere in the 24x15 area.

Coaching Points:

Positioning of Back 4 to provide arc shape and advance forwards
Support play of Pivot to release the Full Backs and provide balance to switch play
Decision making of player in possession - play forward, play around or retain possession

Body angle to receive the pass and play forwards
• Open Body, Angles, distances and Communication
• Understanding slow and quick play through the area to exploit space on opposite side
• Quality of passing: weight, accuracy and creating passing options around, behind and ahead of the ball byt movement and communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 7 v 3 2nd option

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7 v 3 2nd option

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Coaching Points:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo Passing lines

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Rondo Passing lines

Method:

Passing lines:

1st: In Front

2nd: Around

3rd: Penetrative

Coaching Points:

Within this 7v3 Rondo, movement to take up positions that offer passing lines is key to advance

forwards with secured possession whilst providing support behind the ball.
The Full Backs (Blue 2 and 3) advance forwards and provide width to the attack whilst giving a
passing option around the Defenders. The Pivot (Blue 6) drops in to receive whilst also staying
central to provide balance and an option to switch play. The Centre backs (Blue 4 and 5) offer
passing options and support behind the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9 v 9: (1431)

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9 v 9: (1431) (10 mins)

Method:

1-4-3-1 v 1-4-3-1. Full width, box 2 box

Build up possession to score in wide mini goals or make a penetrative pass into box and a 1v1 with GK 

Coaching Points:

OUT MOVE: Playing out from the back look for rotation and movement of Midfield trio

OUT PLAY: Side on to receive, Positive body language and communication, Clinical finish

OUT WORK: Come back and start again, move ball, move opposition, be patient, but move ball at high tempo and precise.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9 v 9 Game

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9 v 9 Game (10 mins)

Method:

1-4-3-1 v 1-4-3-1

Box 2 Box 9v9 with angles of the pitch cut off to keep play narrow in both final 3rds

Coaching Points:

Find and execute  quality passing along 3 passing lines:

1st: In Front; 2nd: Around; and 3rd: Penetrative

Quality of pass is key: weight, accuracy, choice

Movement off the ball - when to go? where to go?

Play to be high tempo but patient


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Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 3
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Pitch Line 4
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