Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): VUSC U14B McHugh Defending 1 vs 1 - Pressure

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Donato Curci, Adult Member

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Donato Curci
Name: Donato Curci
City: Montclair
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intro

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Intro (10 mins)

Organization:

4 areas - 15 x 10 yd - to

form 30 x 20 yd area.

Depends on the number of players.

Each area has 1 cone situated

at start line (centrally)

and 2 cones on the middle

line with a ball on each

cone.

Instructions:

– It’s a race.

On the coach’s command (cone 1 or 2) the 1st

player to run and jump over

the ball gets a point, if the teammate is covering.

Reds against Blurs.

Coaching Points:

Players need to identify the correct side to

pressure and get their quickly fast and slow down

Team work betwwen the 2 players .

Body shape of the 2nd players.

Approccing to press and cover.

Progressions

the 1st player to touch the ball with the hands or feet

without it falling off gets points, if the teammmate is covering.

This helps to reinforce getting

the ball quickly but slowing down on your approach.


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

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Main Activity (20 mins)

Organization:

4 areas - 15 x 10 yd - to

form 30 x 20 yd area.

Depends on the number of players.

Instructions:

Reds are the attackers and blues are the defenders.

Reds starts with the ball and they have to try to score in small goal.

Blues are looking for press and cover, if they get the ball back they can score by dribbling or making a pass behind the red end zone.

Reds if they lose the ball they became defenders (transition)

In the end of the play all the players

After X rounds switch the groups.

Coaching Points/Questions:

When, why and how start the pressure.

Body shape of 1st and 2nd defender.

Where push the attackers,

Progression

Add another goal.

Add another attacker.

Regression:

1 attacker vs 2 defenders.


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

4vs4 + bumbers and 4 goals.

Reds and Blues can attack and defend with 2 players only.

Also the attackers can use the bumbers

The attackers gets 1 point if they score.

Defenders if the gets the ball back with press and cover shape they can get an extra points.

After 1 minutes switch with the bumbers.

Coaching Points:

speed and timing of the pressure

when and why delay

body shape

communication

forcing the attackers

Progressions:

3vs2 attacking + bumbers

4vs2 attacking + bumbers

Regressions

no bumbers

2vs2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match (30 mins)

Organization:

half field

Instructions:

scrimmage

Coaching Points:

lookung for pressure and cover.


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