Finishing session

Sessions using Coerver practices focused on Passing and Receiving technique. Warmup Setup: 8×6 Area, three groups with one ball. Description: Each team starts with one server who has a ball, all other team mates are on opposite of area in a line facing the server. Players take turns to receive a pass and return the […]

Introduction to Pressure and Cover in Defence

What do the players need to get out of the session? What is the role of the first defender? What is the role of the second defender? Importance of Communication Warmup – Agility / Dribble circuit Half of group completing circuit, other half playing 4v4/3v3 for 6-8mins. “En Garde” – 1v1 progressing to 2v2/4v4

Support in attack

Description: Session to focus on support it attack. Develop players knowledge of where and when to support while their team is in possession. Coaching points: – Movement off the ball – Communication (verbal and non-verbal) – Distance and angle of support – Recycling ball to keep possession – Body shape (Ready to receive the pass) […]

Receiving to Play Forward

Session focus: Quick, accurate passing passing Patience in possession Spacial Awareness 1. Warmup – Two touch passing Warmup 2. Possession (Playing Forward) One team starts as defending team with 1 defened in each square. Other two teams make it 4v1. Aim is to make 3-5 passes then open up and play forward to other […]

Dribbling and running with the ball

The focus of the session is to work on running with the ball, dribbling and improvisation in attack. Penetration will also be covered in 1v1 and SSG. Warm up – Coerver turn square Setup: 15 x 15 square Players split up into two teams, one team starts outside square and other team inside small triangle […]

Attacking overloads

Description: Purpose of session is to make players aware of what an overload is, basics on how to create an overload and where it could help on a match day. Arrival/Warmup: Players in groups of 4-6 have 1 ball and are split into two groups facing each other 5-8 yards apart. Two touch passing, first […]

Defending 1v1 and 2v2

Purpose of session: To develop 1v1 defending and to introduce the role of the second defender in a 2v2. Credit: Dan Wright orignal post Warmup Players split into two teams in a 20x25m area. Players start jogging in different directions, perform different dynanic movements. Introduce players to different muscle groups. Calves, quads, hamstrings, hips, upper […]