Below you will find session plans and notes taken at a recent study visit to Spain. The sessions come from the underage international set ups.
Session 1: Breakout Possession
Instruction: Two teams look to complete a set amount of passes before breaking out into a 1 vs 1
Session 2: League system
Instruction: Players are challenged and had fun throughout
Session 3: Playing through the thirds
Instruction: Teams look to play through each section in order to score a goal
Session 4: A 4 vs 4 plus 4 neutral players possession.
Session 5: Small Sided Game
Session 6: 1 vs 1 Set Up
Session 7: Passing Triggers
Instruction: Team keep possession and look to score by passing into the corner zones. 1 point for ten passes. 5 point for corner zone pass.
Session 8: Recovery runs pressuring quick finishing.
Instruction: Two players attempt to prevent the attacking player from scoring.
Session 9: 5 vs 3 possession
Instruction: One team chasing to win the ball are only permitted to send 3 players into the possession zone. Two players remain looking to intercept in the central zone.
Session 10: 3 vs 1 overload with 2 recovery runs. Focus on quick play and decision making during overload.
Instruction: Attacking players breakout into a 3 vs 1 but are closely followed by 2 recovery runs.