Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 1 v 1 defending

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Michael  Trebilcock
Name: Michael Trebilcock
City: Newcastle
Country: Australia
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Introduction

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Skill Introduction (25 mins)

A plays a ball into B and closes him down to prevent him scoring in the goal at A's end.

If A wins the ball, he can score in B's end as well.

Coaching points

Make ground towards the attacker quickly and the slow down and jockey him in one direction

Get your body side on

Bend your knees so you are low to the ground and can react to any changes in direction

Try and force your opponent one way

Use your body and try and get your body between the player and the ball

Progression

2v2 Now work on defending as a team. i.e, one player to delay the attacker and the other try and pinch the ball

3 v 3 with bouncers on the side

5 v 5 with all players in.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Game

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Skill Game (25 mins)

5 v5 where the objective of the attacking team is to run the ball into the 10 meter end zone with the ball under control.

The defending team has to stop the ball being played through them and stop the opponent from scoring

Coaching points

Can you block the space in front of your opponent before he receives the ball?

If you can win the ball straight away commit and go for it

Travel towards the player as the ball travels

If you can't win the ball, can you delay the play for a team mate

Close down quickly and send them one way, make the play predictable for your team mates

Make sure you can see the man and the ball.

Progression

Take out one player from each team and put in wide bouncers


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (25 mins)

        

 SSG withemphasis on defensive discipline

4 D's

Delay

Deny Space

Deflect shots

Defend - Make atackle

When a goal is scored, highlight the defensiveproblem that lead to the goal

 


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