Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): defending in 1 v 1 situations

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David McCarthy
Name: David McCarthy
City: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up (10-15 mins)

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Warm-up (10-15 mins)

Set up : 12yx24y divided into 2 sections. 2 teams, 6 players, 2 balls

Instructions: Players divided into 2 teams and are numbered 1-6 on each colour. Players must pass in sequence 1-6 while staying inside their own area marked by cones. Players must pass and then move and complete a dynamic move. then look for space and a channel to receive the ball on their next turn.

Key Factors Warm up: 1) constant movement to warm up 2) check in mentally and physically for session 3) dynamic movements through full range of motion 4) increase speed and intensity

Key Factors passing: 1) accuracy 2) eye on ball 3) timing 4) weight of pass 5) part of foot

Progression 1: Players now pass and then move one by one into opposite section, now then is increased traffic to navigate coming the opposite direction. once the sequence is complete and all players have moved staring position they start again and move back one by one - repeat

Progression 2: reverse sequence


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6 v 6 Game (20-25mins)

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6 v 6 Game (20-25mins)

Set up: 55 x 44 yard field (1/2 field); 6 v 6, cones ball 

Instruction: Players must man mark one player on other team, open game

Progression:1) Remove man marking condition

Key Factors: 1) Eyes on Ball 2)Sideways on 3) Low centre of gravity 4) Angle of approach 5) Speed of approach


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v1 to line (15-20 mins)

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1 v1 to line (15-20 mins)

Set up: 15 x 10 Yard area with a 5 yard passing zone

Instruction: - Players pass ball back and forth and when attacker takes a touch over the line defender may come in to defend. Attacker attempts to dribble over end line for a point, if defender wins ball they counter attack to opposite end.

Key Factors: 1) Eyes on Ball 2)Sideways on 3) Low centre of gravity 4) Angle of approach 5) Speed of approach

Progressions: 1) Small Goal for attacker to strike in 2) Change angle of defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG Final

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SSG Final

Set Up: 55y x 44y field, two teams of 5 field players and 1 keeper (players choose shape), supply of balls around field, off-side lines at top of each Penalty Area

Instructions: Play a 6 aside soccer game using soccer rules.

Key Factors 1) Accuracy & Attitude, 2) Head Downd/Eyes on ball, 3) Part of Foot, 4) Part of Ball, 5) Follow through


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