The player in posession of the ball and all the other players moving without the ball must work together in a group effort

executing each step of the logical decision making process simultaneously and collaborative.

 

Player in possesion of the ball

Immediate action

Decision Making Process - ON THE BALL - CHECK LIST

 

On the ball

 

Before you receive and control the ball

Glance / Scan

Check where your immediate

danger is then follow the

Decision Making Process - ON THE BALL - CHECK LIST

 

 

Can I score?

Can I play a penetrating pass or a killer pass that could result to a goal scoring opportunity?

Am I in a set team-play or a rehearsed move?

Can I play a pass to a supporting team-mate in order to maintain ball posession?

Can I shield the ball, wait for support to arrive and then play a pass to a team-mate in order to maintain ball posession?

Can I run with the ball and /or dribble past opponents?

 

 

"On the ball" (The player in posession of the ball) Before you receive the ball  - Glance & Scan -

Check where your immediate danger is then follow the Decision Making Process - ON THE BALL - CHECK LIST

Decision Making Process - Check List
Example Videos
Technique/ Skills

Individual effort

In sequential order - Ask yourself:-

Question 1 :- Can I score?

if "yes" attempt to score;

if "no" move onto the next question.

Long Vision v Short Vision

Note: When you ask this question before anything else, and glance/scan at the opponents goals first - this will allow you to lift your head up and look at a greater range giving you "long vision". This will help you make an effective decision; not only will you be able to see if the Goal Keeper is out of their goals but also other possible options like forward runs being made by your team-mates that could also result to a Goal Scoring Opportunity.

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Think of all the different ways you can score. Once the ball is over the

goal-line its a goal! so pretty much any part of your body can score a goal.

Some general techniques and skill sets needed to score is a:-

Header;

Striking the Ball;-

- Low drive

- Swerve kick (inside/outside)

- Chip

- Long range Lofted kick

- Bicycle kick

- Back Heel kick

- Volley (Front/ Side)

- Push pass

 

Group effort

If question 1 is not possible then

ask yourself:-

Question 2 :- Can I play a penetrating pass or a killer pass that could result to a goal scoring opportunity?

This now becomes a group effort where including yourself - 2 or more team-mates may be involvedin this build up that may result to a Goal Scoring Opportunity

 

Messi creating goal scoring chances

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Think of all the different ways you can play a penetrating or killer pass that could result to a goal.

Some general techniques and skill sets needed to play a penetrating or killer pass is:-

Same as question 1 - Including movement runs made off the ball.

Group effort

If question 1 and 2

is not possible then

ask yourself:-

Question 3 :- Am I in a set team-play or a rehearsed move?

This now becomes a group effort where including yourself - 2 or more team-mates may be involvedin this build up that may result to a Goal Scoring Opportunity

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Some general techniques and skill sets needed to build up set team-playes are:-

Same as question 1& 2- Including movement runs made off the ball.

 

Group effort

If question 1, 2 & 3

is not possible then

ask yourself:-

Question 4 :- Can I play a pass to a supporting team-mate in order to maintain ball posession?

This now becomes a group effort where including yourself - 2 or more team-mates may be involvedin this build up that may result to a Goal Scoring Opportunity

Team-Mates - Movement of the ball

Making Supporting runs

Some general techniques and skill sets needed to maintain ball possession:-

Same as question 1& 2- Including movement runs made off the ball.

 

 

Group effort

If question 1, 2, 3 & 4

is not possible then

ask yourself:-

Question 5 :- Can I shield the ball, wait for support to arrive and then play a pass to a team-mate in order to maintain ball posession?

This now becomes a group effort where including yourself - 2 or more team-mates may be involvedin this build up that may result to a Goal Scoring Opportunity

Team-Mates - Movement of the ball

Making Supporting runs

Some general techniques and skill sets needed to maintain ball possession:-

Same as question 1& 2- Including movement runs made off the ball.

Additional Skill:-

Sheilding

 

Individual effort

If question 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

is not possible then

ask yourself:-

Question 6 :- Can I run with the ball and /or dribble past opponents?

 

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Think of all the different ways you can run and dribble past opponents

U18's Chisholm United FC

Assignment

Attacking - On the ball

On the ball - Check List

Write down the 6 questions in order

Technique & Skill

Write down the technique need to achive this

Comments

Write down in your words the purpose of this

Q1    
Q2    
Q3    
Q4    
Q5    
Q6    

Attacking - Off the ball

Off the ball - Check List

Write down the 6 questions in order

Movement of the ball

Write down the movement (run) to achieve this

Comments

Write down in your words the purpose of this

Q1    
Q2    
Q3    
Q4    
Q5    
Q6    

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Logical Decision Making Process- Summary

Player "On the Ball" -

In posession of the ball

Immediate action

Decision Making Process -

On the ball Check List

Result

 

 

Glance

a/ Check where opponent is

b/ Go over 'on the ball" check list

1. Can I score ?

2. Can I pass the ball to a player who can score?

3. Am i in a rehearsed move or

a team set play?

4. Can I maintain team posession?

5. Can I shield the ball until support arrives?

6. Run with the ball; Dribble opponents.

 

Make a decision

Select technique

Perform skill

Execute decision

Reset mind-set

Player "Off the Ball" -

Not in posession 

of the ball

Immediate action

Decision Making Process -

Off the ball Check List

Result

Glance

a/ Go over "off the ball" check list

b/ Avoid duplication

1. Follow up - Rebound

2. Make a forward run - anticipate receiving ball; create goal scoring opportunity

3. Participate in rehearsed move/ or team set play

create goal scoring opportunity

4. Make supportive runs (along & wide)

5. Make supportive run (Support player shielding)

6. Swap with a non-active player

Make a decision

Movement off the ball runs

Execute decision

Reset mind-set

 

 

On the Ball - Logical Decision Making Process- Expanded

Off the Ball - Logical Decision Making Process- Expanded

Team effort; working together On & Off the ball

Technical Directors Notes

 

 

John "Kokki" Kostopoulos

john.kostopoulos@bigpond.com

0449 252 169

 

 

The Pyramid of Learning Football (Soccer)

Lets look at each layer and begin learning and strengthening your football skills.

 

**** In this Pyramid of Learning the Source for the following items belongs to:- : FFA/FFV - "4" Core Skills & "4" Main Moments

 

In my view .... Attacking in Soccer - Players "On" and "Off" the ball

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About Team Leadership

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Wearing the captain’s band - Oakleigh Cannons FC -

Player Leadership & what it truly means ... 

 

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About Forming a Circle of Trust

 

Forming a Player Circle & what it truly means when this is done...

"The Good, the bad and the ugly..."

Player Leadership & what it truly means ... 

The Good:- When a team gets together and huddles up forming a team circle placing their arms together... they are forming a "united" symbol "binding" the team together as one.. An infinite symbol of trust amongst the group.

What is said within the boundaries of this "circle of trust" by the leadership group applies to the whole team and not just to the leadership group itself..

When you form a circle, each arm touches another arm joining and forming a solid chain. A trust symbols. This means what is said within this circle is passed on to and radiates to all and it does not stay with the person who says it.

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It is critical that the message passed on to the team is good, positive and in the best interests of the club- with the "club emblem" always paramount and protected. The message spoken is now the responsibility and accountability of all - it has now been passed on and belongs to all within this circle regardless of who said it and who did not.

The "bad & "ugly":- Sometimes players use this opportunity and form this symbol to air their frustration against another player, or a coach, maybe a support staff member or club emblem itself.

Players must realize the difference between the good and the ugly and report anything that goes against the emblem to the proper authority. If you say nothing and do not report the negative things said within the circle, then you are also accountable.