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3 v 3 + 3 Rondo

By Sean Reed –

Objective

This session will involve a 3v3 + 3 Ronda practice. Focusing on the movement to support the ball, playing on angles and tempo of play.

Encouraging the players to play in the future and prepare for the 2nd movement and phase.

Session 1

Diagram 1

Set Up

  • 9 Players
  • 3 teams of 3 players in each
  • 1 team inside the middle of the area and 2 teams on the outside of the area (player positioned alternately)
  • Different shapes can be used for the area. See Diagram 1
  • The team in the middle combine (every player must touch the ball) then play out to another team and follow their pass out
  • The team two teams switch (red outside and yellow inside).
  • Restriction on touches (1-3 touch)

Coaching Points

  • Communication
  • Awareness prior to receiving the ball
  • Body shape and 1st touch
  • 2nd movement to support
  • Type of pass
  • 2nd phases to switch in and switch out

Session 2

Diagram 2

Set Up

  • 9 Players
  • 3 teams of 3 players in each
  • 1 team inside the middle of the area and 2 teams on the outside of the area (player positioned alternately)
  • The team in the middle combine (every player must touch the ball) then play out to another team and follow their pass out
  • The team two teams switch (red outside and yellow inside).
  • Restriction on touches (1-3 touch)
  • 2nd ball is being played amongst outside players
  • The 2nd ball must remain with the outside players only

Coaching Point

  • Communication
  • Awareness prior to receiving the ball
  • Body shape and 1st touch
  • 2nd movement to support
  • Type of pass
  • 2nd phases to switch in and switch out
  • Awareness of the 2nd ball

Session 3

Diagram 3

Set Up

  • 9 Players
  • 3 teams of 3 players in each
  • 1 team inside the middle of the area and 2 teams on the outside of the area (player positioned alternately)
  • The 2 teams on the outside are keeping possession from the players in the middle
  • If the players in the middle win possession, they switch with the team that just gave possession away
  • For example, yellow bib team gives the ball away to red bib team who keep possession between themselves and the black bib team. The yellow team come into the middle to become defenders
  • The size of area and the time limit is managed by the coach

Coaching Points

  • Communication
  • Awareness prior to receiving the ball
  • Body shape and 1st touch
  • 2nd movement to support
  • Type of pass
  • Transition from defending to attacking and attacking to defending

By Sean Reed
Former First Team Coach of Championship side Fulham FC. Sean is a UEFA A Coach with a Masters in Sport Coaching. He has over 15 years of experience working in professional football from Academy through to First team in the Premiership and Championship.

Web – www.seanjreed.com
Twitter – @SeanJReed