Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Combination play in the midfield third

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Anthony Clarke, Adult Member

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Anthony Clarke
Name: Anthony Clarke
City: New Jersey
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Lookin at how we can build up play from midfield third into the attacking third using patterns and quick combinations. Focus on development of competence, confidence within session, agility, balance, co-ordination, travel, sending and recieving.


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

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
running, jumping, throwing, passing, heading
Technical
Tactical
support play, movement off the ball
Technical
Physical
agility, balance, co-ordination
Technical
Psychological
decision making, teamwork
Technical
Social
communication, organization

Warm-up (15 mins)

Key Factors

Running, jumping, throwing, dynamic movements, agilty, balance, co-ordination, decision making, FOM, FMS, SSS, PSS

Organisation

Arrival activity, 30y x 20y field with goals each end. Players look to score by throwing the ball to team-mates to move up the field with a volley or headed finish. If ball is dropped then other team gets the ball and looks to score.

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical warm-up

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
body position and 1st touch, quality of pass,
Technical
Tactical
positional play, movement to receive and support play, angles and distances of support
Technical
Physical
agility balance co-ordination
Technical
Psychological
decision making, confidence
Technical
Social
communication, teamwork

Technical warm-up (15 mins)

Key Factors

quality of the pass, movment to recieve, body position and 1st touch, timing of checking out off manequin

Organisation

set up as shown, Players follow pass and get ready to recieve next pass from team mates

reverse the pattern starting from the left hand side.

focus on adjusting body shape to recieve checking shoulders, scanning before recieving.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): drill (1)

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
body position and 1st touch, quality of pass,
Technical
Tactical
positional play, movement to receive and support play, angles and distances
Technical
Physical
agility balance co-ordination
Technical
Psychological
decision making, confidence
Technical
Social
communication, teamwork

drill (1) (10 mins)

Key Factors

movement to receive and support play, body position and 1st touch, quality of pass, decision making

 

Organisation

manequins set up as 4-3-1 with one placed on the ppenalty spot as a line for the strikers to attack

play as pattern shows with central midfielder offering support by driving towards the edge of the box or becoming 3rd attacker in the box

play same pattern on other flank

 

progression

limit touches


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): drill (2)

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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
body position and 1st touch, quality of pass,
Technical
Tactical
positional play, movement to receive and support play, angles and distances
Technical
Physical
agility balance co-ordination
Technical
Psychological
decision making, confidence
Technical
Social
communication, teamwork

drill (2) (10 mins)

Key Factors

movement to receive and support play, body position and 1st touch, quality of pass, decision making

 

Organisation

play pattern as shown

looking at combinations between cm and strikers

play pattern both sides

 

progression

limit touches


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): skill

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): skill
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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
body position and 1st touch, quality of pass, timing of runs
Technical
Tactical
movement to receive and support play, angles and distances of support
Technical
Physical
agility, balance, co-ordination
Technical
Psychological
decision making, confidence, comptence
Technical
Social
communication, team-work

skill (20 mins)

Key Factors

Running, jumping, dynamic movements, agilty, balance, co-ordination, decision making, FOM, FMS, SSS, PSS, ball control, support play, timing of runs, teamwork, communication, body shape.

Organisation

2 main goals with 2 wide goals set up with cones or poles.

6v6 with 2 GK's

Teams look to score on the big nets or by dribbling the ball out between poles shown.

Once a goal is scored both teams cannot score on that goal again until another goal has been scored in a different one.

If the ball goes out next to a goal then other team looks to play quick but cannot score if next to one.

 

progressions

Time limit on possession

limit touches 2-3 touch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG
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Learning Objectives

Technical
Technical
ball control dribbling skills quality of pass body position and 1st touch
Technical
Tactical
movement to receive and support play
Technical
Physical
agility, balance, co-ordination
Technical
Psychological
decision making, confidence
Technical
Social
communication, team-work

SSG (35 mins)

Key Factors

movement to receive and support, body position and 1st touch, quality of pass, angles and distances decision making, communication

Organisation

reds 1-3-3-2

blues 1-4-3-1

play 1 touch or 4 or more, if 2-3 touches taken other team receives the ball

 


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