Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 8 v 3 Rondo

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Julian Carr
Name: Julian Carr
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1

Set Up:

  • 20 x 20 area
  • Balls at one side of area
  • 8 players in possession of ball
  • 3 players defending


  • 2-touch around the area 
  • 3 defenders must win the ball for the first player to cycle out
  • 10 passes or a defensive split and defenders stay in to defend for another turn
  • If players in the middle chase for 120 seconds then play is stopped they are given a 1 min rest for recovery and then start again

Coaching Points:

  • Movement of ball quickly 
  • Weight of pass
  • Quick decisions
  • Body shape of player receiving the ball
  • Body position of player receiving the ball 
  • Body shape of the defending players
  • Body position of the defending players
  • Communication of both teams

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