Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Playing in tight spaces

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Daniel Johnston
Name: Daniel Johnston
City: Kerikeri
Country: New Zealand
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Warm up

3 v 1 rondo

- 6m x 6m area

- 1 defender defends

- on coaches whistle, new def comes in (old def leaves immediately)

- play for 90 seconds and swap over

Make sure there are plenty of balls available


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exercise #1

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Exercise #1

(4 x) 6m x 6m areas

- 3 attackers in each area

- 3 defenders - 1 def in each area except 1

If you lose possession, quickly take the bib from the def and defend in the area with no def

- whoever is defending after 90 seconds has to do 10 x burpees


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exercise #2

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Exercise #2

4 v 4 + 4

- team in possession must make a minimum of 4 passes before playing across to other attacking team

- def team send two players in to def whilst the other two try to prevent the switch 

For the defenders to get out, they must:

- force play out (off opposition)

- dribble out

- make a pass with team mate

Def team after 3 minutes owes 10 x burpees


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exercise #3

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Exercise #3

Small sided game #1

- 5 v 3 in each half (inc GK's)

How to Play:

- team in possession can score from anywhere

- must make at least 2 passes in own half before playing across

- if def team win the ball in opposition half they can score straight away or play back into their def half

- each team has a sub who will replace players who kick the ball out!

For a player to move from def half to attacking half, they must:

- dribble across (1st or 2nd touch must take them across)

- pass across with 1 touch (that player, or a team mate can support)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Exercise #4

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Exercise #4

Small sided game

9 v 9

- both teams play in a 1-3-2-3

Lobby, Arnold, Dean, Eli, Ian, Scott, Jake, Jesse, John, Jonny C, Jordan, Phoenix, Roy, Sugar, Tom VL, Zen, +2


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