Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending: 1v1

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1
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Main Theme 1 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. Open area setup as shown

2. 12 players (6 teams of 2) setup as shown

3. 6 balls

4. Players are 10 yards apart

Instructions:

1. Players pass the ball back and fourth between each other

2. When one player stops the ball the other must run into close

3. The defender then returns back to their starting positon 10 yards away from the bal

4. The sequence is then repeated

5. Either player can stop the ball at anytime

Coaching Points:

Angle and speed of approach

1. Close down quickly

2. Slow down as you approach the atacker

3. Bend the knees stay sideways on to the ball

Progressions:1. P – Allow players to perform tackling techniques when they arrive

2. P – Allow the player that stops the ball to try and go around the defending player

3. R – The ball is stopped on every third pas so players know when to close down


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. Create a 10X10 area with a cone placed 10 yards from the area from each side.

2. Split the team evenly into 2 groups, set up as shown.

3. Multiple balls set up around area.

Instructions:

1. The attacking team dribbles at the defender and attempts to dribble through the other side of the grid by beating the middle defender.

2. If the player successfully makes it through the grid and out the other side by dribbling, he then plays to the first player in the line he is facing.

3. The next player again takes on the defender in the middle.

4. If the defender wins the ball, or the ball is knocked out the sides of the grid, the player losing the ball becomes the defender.

5. The defending team now becomes the attacking team, attempting to get through to the other side and pass to the next player in line.

6. Defender will defend for 2 minutes and/or until ball is won or knocked out of bonds.

Coaching Points:

1. Deny penetration

2. Speed of approach

3. Angle of approach force player on to weak side

4. Correct moments to tackle

5. Faint to tackle to force a mistake

6. Tackling techniques 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 3

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Main Theme 3 (10 mins)

Organization:

1. 30x20 area set up as shown.

2. Two pug goals set up on opposite sides.

3. Multiple balls by each attacking starting point.

Instructions:

1. The attackers attempt to dribble through the grid directly in front of them and shoot on goal.

2. The defenders attempt to deny they player from dribbling through the grid.

3. Play is done when the defender wins the ball, or the ball is knocked out the sides of the grid.

4. The team of defenders will defend 2x for each attacker. Activity will continue until each player has player defender.

Coaching Points:

1. Deny penetration

2. Speed of approach

3. Angle of approach force player on to weak side

4. Correct moments to tackle

5. Faint to tackle to force a mistake

6. Tackling techniques

Progressions:

1. P - Allow defenders to defend entire area


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