Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): AP1 - Create and Use Space Central Channel

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David Zook, Adult Member

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David Zook
Name: David Zook
City: Phoenix
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Training to get the ball out of our defensive third by playing the ball on the ground.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build Up Group Play: 5v5+4 Bumpers

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Build Up Group Play: 5v5+4 Bumpers (20 mins)

Objective of game: to activate the minds eye in order to create and use space in the central channel when playing out of the back.

Topic: Create and Use Space

Phase: Attack - Build Up

Problem: We have to get the ball out of our defending third

Who: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Where: Defending third

When: a) the goalie retrieves the ball b) we gain possession

What: a) players quickly moves away from ball into open space with open hips. b) diagonal ball played to back foot (either pass or goalie from near the top of box rolls the ball ) c) drive if space is open going forward d) player then connects upfield to the backfoot of a teammate.

Why: Move the ball from defending third to middle third.

Layout: 30 x 30; 2 goals; Central channel 20 yard; Outside channels five yards.

Restrictions: Three six minute games with a two minute break. Rotate the outside players every six minutes. The outside players play one or two touch with no pressure. Progress to one defender come out on the ball.

Scoring: 1 point for ball played to back foot. 1 point for using space and 2 points creating space and recieving a pass. 1 point for a goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build Up Individual Skill: Rondo 4v2

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Build Up Individual Skill: Rondo 4v2 (20 mins)

Objective of game: to activate the mind's eye in order to improve passing and receiving so they can play out of te back.

Topic: Create and Use Space

Phase: Attack - Build Up

Problem: We have to get the ball out of our defending third

Who: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Where: Defending third

When: a) the goalie retrieves the ball b) we gain possession

What: a) players quickly moves away from ball into open space with open hips. b) diagonal ball played to furthest foot. Repeat.  

Why: To move the defense with ball movement 

Layout: Start with 10x10 grid and progress once attackers connect 20 straight passes. Move to 8x8

Restrictions: 1 minute on 1 minute rest; 8 cycles; then 75 seconds on 1 minute rest. 8 cycles

Scoring: Number of connected passes per minute for first 8 cycles. Connect 10 passes get 5 points for second 8 cycles.

Coaching Points:

Cognitive: 1.  Be alert, scanning constantly, as you are always in play. (perception)  2. Constantly think about where you need to be to create space and play the ball. (conception) 3. Make a decsion where to play the ball. 4. Devise a move to decieve the defender, if needed. 5. Play the ball (execution) 6. Assess

Technical: 1. Keep your hips open to the center to be able to play any option. (receiving) 2. Use both feet staying balanced on the balls of your feet. (ball control) 3. Make subtle changes in your positioning to create angles and keep passing lanes open. (positioning) 4. Pass to back foot. (passing) 5. Receive across your body. 6. Be courageous and look for the split pass when available. (ambition)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build Up: Final Game

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Build Up: Final Game (20 mins)

Objective of game: to activate the minds eye in order to create and use space in the central channel when playing out of the back.

 

Topic: Create and Use Space

Phase: Attack - Build Up

Problem: We have to get the ball out of our defending third

 

Who: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Where: Defending third

When: a) the goalie retrieves the ball b) we gain possession

What: a) players quickly moves away from ball into open space with open hips. b) diagonal ball played to back foot (either pass or goalie from near the top of box rolls the ball ) c) drive if space is open going forward d) player then connects upfield to the backfoot of a teammate.

Why: Move the ball from defending third to middle third.

 

Layout: 30 x 30; 2 goals; Central channel 20 yard; Outside channels five yards.

Restrictions: Three six minute games with a two minute break. Rotate the outside players every six minutes. The outside players play one or two touch with no pressure. Progress to one defender come out on the ball.

Scoring: 1 point for ball played to back foot. 1 point for using space and 2 points creating space and recieving a pass. 1 point for a goal.

 

Coaching Points:

Cognitive: 1.  Be alert, scanning constantly, as you are always in play. (perception)  2. Constantly think about where you need to be to create space and play the ball. (conception) 3. Make a decsion where to play the ball. 4. Devise a move to decieve the defender, if needed. 5. Play the ball (execution) 6. Assess

Technical: 1. Keep your hips open to the center to be able to play any option. (receiving) 2. Use both feet staying balanced on the balls of your feet. (ball control) 3. Make subtle changes in your positioning to create angles and keep passing lanes open. (positioning) 4. Pass to back foot. (passing) 5. Receive across your body. 6. Be courageous and look for the split pass when available. (ambition)


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