Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Defensive shape and Phase Play

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Matthew Hodgson
Name: Matthew Hodgson
City: Westmont
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1

Game/Activity

Black must stop ball going through

Questions.

How do we keep our shape?

Who pressures and where?

Can we limit space for opposite team to penetrate.

Pressure, Cover, Balance?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2

Build up from 4 v 3 into

6 v 5 and beyond Phase play.

Game/Activity

Ball played in from middle of park to any free player. Red are trying to score, black must defend and try transition to one of 3 goals.

Questions

How does defensive midfield help?

How do we shift as a unit?

What do we do when we win the ball?

Who communicates where?

How should our body shape look?


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Movement
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Pitch Line 2
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