Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): [ACL CIG Depth PM...]

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Marc McGhee
Name: Marc McGhee
City: Greenock
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bedding Down

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bedding Down
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Bedding Down

Depth:

Bedding Down:

Set Up: 4v3 and progress to 5v4, 6v5 etc

Instructions:

Defenders (red) play the ball up to attackers (blue).

Objective: defenders aim to stop attackers shooting at goal by winning possession or forcing an error.

Midfield track back to help two central defenders

Coaching Points:

Deny space and time to player on the ball eg apply pressure

Delay

Channel opponent to preferred side (be aware of attackers overlap)

Cover from 2nd defender

Communication between defenders

Win possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Related Activity

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Related Activity

Depth Game Related Practice: 2-1-2-1 formation

Set Up: 3 zones

Emphasis on coaching bed down points to the red team

Instructions: Players must start in zones as shown

If ball is passed into the next zone, attacking players from the previous zone can enter the new zone to create overload and pressure the defence

If possession lost then players retreats back to their original zone.

Coaching Points:

Highlight and explain the bed down coaching points

Focus on the two main defenders

Push out

Closest defender to the ball presses the attacker and tries to force pass to where 2nd defender is

Do not dive in and wait for right time to tackle

Communicate between 2 defenders eg if attacker passes ball then defenders change roles and closest Defender must close ball down.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): CIG 7V7

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CIG 7V7

Coaching in the Game 7V7 in a 2-1-2-1 formation against 2-3-1

Free play

Coaching Points:

Always try to keep two defenders central (doesn't matter if ball away from goal)

Push out away from goal as much as possible

Communication

Press ball quickly


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