Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): GC: BPO>BP Effective Possession Structured Build-Up

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Michael  Trebilcock
Name: Michael Trebilcock
City: Newcastle
Country: Australia
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Frame

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Frame (5 mins)

Main Moment: BPO>BP

Key Principle: Structured Build Up

Football Problem:

After re-gaining possession we are unable to secure the ball to build attack.

Five W's

What - Unable to maintain possession once re-gained

Where - Defending 3rd

Who - 1,3, 4, 6

When - BPO - BP after re-gaining possesion

Why - Players taking 1st touch back to where the ball just came .

Session Objective

to maintain possession and build attack through the middle third.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Practice

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Passing Practice (15 mins)

Organisation:

14 players

14 Balls

Bibs

Cones

Grids 20mtrs Wide x 20mtrs

Explanation

2 teams 7 players each

Red shirts play up and down the pitch

Yellow shirts play across the pitch

Play starts with outside player

players are to pass the ball from end to end through the middle 3 players ( min 2 players are to touch the ball in the middle before passing to outside players)

When outside player recieves the ball they must pass to other player on the outside who than take the ball inside the playing area.

If you pass the ball to the outside player you assume their position.

Coaching cues:

Body position when receiving the ball

1st touch into space.

passing weight

Scan for space before receiving the ball

Progression

Make grid Bigger / Smaller

Increase running speed.

Place disc in the middle of playing area to replicate 4 x smaller square's.

only 1 x player from each team allowed in a square at 1 time.

limit touches.


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

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Positioning Game (15 mins)

Organisation /

14 Players

14 balls

Bibs

discs

2 teams: 7 x Red Players,7 x Yellow Players

Area 40 x 40mtrs: as shown

Explination:

Red team start play and attempt to pass the ball through the grid to the opposite end. ( North / South )

Yellow team attempt to win the ball as quickly as possible. Once possession is gained secure the ball and attempt to pass to either end ( East-West ). Red team now attempt to win the ball back as quickly as possible.

If you pass the ball to the outside player you change positions with them.

Progression:

Smaller / larger Playing Area

Limit touches.

Team Task

Pass the ball from end to end looking to change the point of attack and find open field space.

Player Tasks

Take your 1st touch away from where the ball just came and away from closest defender

Scan for space and time

limit touches

Position yourself between defenders

position youself to where you can take your 1st touch forward.

play angled passes where possible

Win the ball back as quickly as possible in BPO.

Passing speed is important,

Passing options left, right, center, far.

Coaches Cues

When you receive the ball open your body to take your 1st away from defenders.

When you are in possession be available to recieve the ball.

before you recieve the ball scan for opposition players and positioning.

When in posession pass the ball to a team mate in a better position than you.

If you are the closest defender close the ball carrier.


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

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Game Training (25 mins)

Organisation

14 Players: 2 teams 8 x (RED) 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,10 V 6 x (Yellow) 6,8,10,7,9,11

Red Team defends Large Goals

Yellow Team Attack goals

1/2 Pitch as outlined

1 x large Goals

2 x Small Goals

Explination:

All outfield players are to sart above the line of the flags

Play starts with yellow team on the 1/2 way line who try and score in large goals.

Red team are to win the ball back as quickly as possible.

Once red team secure posession they are to attempt to score in either goal using combination play and changing the point of attack.

Progression:

Play starts at different areas on the pitch. Sideline, GK. killer pass from the yellow team. etc.

Team Task

Maintain possession and build attack through middle third.

Player Tasks

GK - Pass the ball to a team mate on the opposite side of the pitch from where the ball was delivered. if unable plass to someone who can.

Take your 1st touch away from defender.

Pass to a team mate under the least defesive pressure.

3,4 - Be in a position to recieve the ball and take your 1st touch forward. if unable pass to someone who can.

Ensure you are not on the same side of the field when in possession.

Pass the ball to a team mate who is not under pressure from defender.

Take your 1st touch away from Defender

2,5 - Be in a position to recieve the ball and take your 1st touch forward. if unable pass to someone who can.

6 - Be in a position to recieve the ball and take your 1st touch forward. if unable pass to someone who can.

Pass the ball to a team mate who is not under pressure from defender.

Take your 1st touch away from closest Defender.

Position yourself where the defender is unable to see you and the ball.

Allow 3,4 to carry the ball into the middle 3rd if they are able. offer support only when required.

8,10- Ensure you are not on the same side of the pitch when in possession

Position yourself where the defender is unable to see you and the ball.

take your 1st touch away from closest defender.

Coaches Cues

GK: When you recieve the ball if able take your 1st touch away in the opposite direction than you recieved it.

Scan for a team mate who is not being marked

3,4: Once your team secure the ball make the ground as big as possible by dropping backward and being in a position to receive.

2,5: immidate transition from BPO>BP

6,8,10: When you win and secure the ball look to change the point of attack by passing the ball to a team mate under the least defensive pressure.

When you win and secure possession your 1st look / option should be for a forward pass.


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

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Training Game (25 mins)

Organisation / Explination

14 Players

8 v 6 + GK

Yellow team play 6,8,10,7,9,11

RED team play GK, 2,3,4,5,6,8,10

Yellow team score in big goals

Red team to score in small goals

Play starts with yellow team on the 1/2 way line.

If you score you start play again from defensive end

Observe and determine if football objective for the session is acheived


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