Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Posessional Conditioning Games (Start Time: 2017-11-16 13:00:00)

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Tel Nicolaou
Name: Tel Nicolaou
City: NOLLAMARA
Country: Australia
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Conditioning Possession Games / Rondo


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Rondo Positional Game Conditioning

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Rondo Positional Game Conditioning (20 mins)

Rondo Positional Game 1 (5V5 + 2)

Organisation: 12 players, 2 teams of 5 with 2 Jokers at each end.

Time: 2reps x 8min (1.30min rest)

Area: 35 L X 20W

Instructions:

2 teams in one zone with a joker at each end. Team in possession must complete 5 consecutive passes in one zone prior to transitioning play to the other zone. Whole team moves into zone to support. Jokers have 2 touch, while working players have 3 touch. Coach plays balls in from the side if game breaks down.

Variations: Reduce touches for players, change jokers.

Offensive Technical Concepts - Passing, Control, Movement to open space, Communication

Offensive Tactical Concepts - Maintain possession, distance beyween players, Movement to support, Recognise when to swith zones, Passing combination to create space, Positional awareness.

Defensive Technical Concepts - Body shape, When to intercept/tackle, Communication, Pressure/Cover/Support

Defensive Tactical Concepts - Transitional movements, Mentality change, reducing space, pressing, close passing lines, defensive structure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Movement to Receive

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Movement to Receive (20 mins)

Organisation: 20minutes (4Rx4Min) (1min Rest) 18 players, 1v1 in each square, 2 jokers

Area: 40 x 20 (4 boxes 10x10)

Instructions: 1v1 in each box . Team in possession may pass to jokers who may enter any 10x10 playing area to support team in possession. Boxed players may not enter another box, but have to pass the ball to a team mate. After 4-5 consecutive passes the team in possession look to feed attacking players in end zones to score in small goals,

Play can go either way. 3 touch per player / jokers 2 touch

Variations: Change attacking players, reduce touches


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

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Transition SSG (20 mins)

Organisation: 30x20yrd grid, (15 mins) 11 players, 4vs4 (+3)

Objectives: Develop possession skills, Develop transition, Develop playing tempo..

Instructions:

3 Neutral Players (Yellow) play down the spine of the exercise (2 on the end lines and 1 centrally Team rotate roles depending on who has possession. In the diagrams the Red Team starts by defending, the Black Team attacks and assuming the positions on the edge of the playing area.

On a loss of possession the two teams switch roles and positioning.

• Defending team plays only in the central playing area.

• 2 yellow players play on each end line and one in the middle.

• Play for 6 mins and then break for a 1 minute rest period.

• The 3 Neutral players (4, 6, 9) act as a CB, CM and CF. When developing these positions you could select positions for the exercise based on your teams positions.

• Possession passing targets can be set (i.e. 10 consecutive passes).

• Completing 3 switches of play in succession (i.e. from one target player to the target player at the opposite end = 1pt).

Progression/Variation:

Addition of a 5th player to each team. These players remain in the central playing area at all times.

• Possession must go through all Neutral Players to gain a point.

• Decrease the size of the playing area to make more challenging.

• Touch limitations to 1/2 touch for either the central player only, or all players.

Notes:

Attempt to get a really quick tempo to this exercise and focus on limited touches and simple quick passing. Transition should be very quick in order to be able to create a numbers up scenario in order to maintain possession easier.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession 4v4

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Possession 4v4 (20 mins)

Organisation:

Outer pitch size: 30 x 30 yards Inner pitch size: 15 x 15 yards

Two teams of four players / No goals

Coach or player passes into team in possession, then game becomes live once ball touched.

Yellow team act as the defending team.

Team in possession in the 15 x 15 yard area and begin the game by playing 4v1.

After 30 seconds, an extra defender is added to make the game 4v2, then another for 4v3, and then

4v4. After 10 consecutive passes, the team in possession may open out into 30x3 grid. If defenders intercept the pass, game starts again or coach passes in new ball.

The game is played for 2 minutes / 30 seconds rest

The passing team must count the number of successful passes that they make.

Rotate teams for the next game and the new passing team attempts to beat the number of

passes made by their opponents.

Conditions: 2 touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive Possession

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Defensive Possession

Instructions: 6v6 Zonal defending (4 Defending 2 offensive players in each team)

Work as teams defensive unit, and midfielders

Time: 4Rx2min (2min rest)

Playing area each grid 10x4

Instructions:

Defenders must stay in 3x5 zonal area and work together to intercept the pass. If they intercept the pass and keep the ball, they look to attack by passing working the ball through the zones and pass to attackers to attempt to score. To score a goal the ball must be transfered from one offensive player to another. Offensive players may move between 2 zonal areas.

Coaching points:

Defensive structure must remain organised and strong communication is important. Defenders must try to prevent penetrating passes to goalscorers. Moving the ball will create available penetrating passes.

Offensive players are passive when the ball is in their half.


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