Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): HS JV - 4/9 - Counter Attack

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Steven Steadham, Adult Member

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Steven Steadham
Name: Steven Steadham
City: New York City
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

  • Quick transition to attack after possession is won
  • Give support, push up fast
  • Exploit the opponent when unbalanced/disorganized
  • Forward movements off the ball when in possession
  • Attack goal right away after possession is won

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro - 4v4+2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro - 4v4+2
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Intro - 4v4+2 (20 mins)

Organization:- two 20x10 areas

Instructions: - Play 4v4+2 or similar

- after winning possession, defending team counters and plays other target neutral in opposite area

- all players move to play in new area 

- points for every successful counter

Coaching Points: - Quick transition to attacking

- Exploit the opponent when unbalanced/disorganized

- Keep the ball when you can't play forward

- Push the defensive line up

How fast can we break?

Can we play forward before the opposition recovers?

Progressions: - race over, team can only score if they beat oppo over into new area

Regressions: - add neutrals or go 3v5+2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main - 2v2 Transition

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main - 2v2 Transition
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Main - 2v2 Transition (20 mins)

 Organization: - 30x20 area

- one big goal

- three counter goals 

Instructions: - 2v2 transition game

- players become defense after scoring

- if goal is scored by defense, defense stays on

- defense remains on unless scored on 

- if attackers are scored on in counter goal, new attackers on 

- if ball goes out on sideline, play restarts from own teams endline

- play to 5 or 5min

Coaching Points: - quick transition to attack after possession is won

- give support, push up fast!

- attack goal right away after possession is won

- play forward when you have the ball (how quickly can you score?)

When to high press?

Progressions: - 3v2s 

Regressions: - 1v2s


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Condition - 5v5

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Condition - 5v5 (20 mins)

  Organization: - half field or similar size

- 5v5 or similar

- counter goals 

- attacking #7,8,9,10,11

- defending #1,2,3,4,5

Instructions: - attacking team play to big goal

- defending team to counter goals

- play restarts from coach if needed, let the game flow

Coaching Points: - quick transition to attack after possession is won

- give support, push up fast

- exploit the opponent when unbalanced/disorganized

- forward movements off the ball when in possession

- attack goal right away after possession is won

When to press?

Progression: - add middle third 'scoring zone' if defenders are pushed up in 'scoring zone' and score = automatic win 

Regression: - add line of confrontation for defending team


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