Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Team Defense

Profile Summary

Caitlin Young
Name: Caitlin Young
City: Provo
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Improving team shape and defense


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass N Move 1v1 1v2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass N Move 1v1 1v2
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Pass N Move 1v1 1v2 (15 mins)

Organization:

Teams of 3 passing and moving. After a handful of passes, player will follow pass and play 1v1 defense on player who recieved the ball. *Pressure*

Progression-Add in second defender. *Cover*

Coaching Points:

Defensive approach. - J run, shorten steps, keep distance.

Cover angle, balance, matching body positioning


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v1 4 Square

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3v1 4 Square (25 mins)

Organization:

Teams of 3. Three teams per activity.

Two teams on the outside playing offense (Yellow & Pink). One team on the inside playing defense (Blue)

Team will play 3(pink)v1(blue). After 4 passes, play will go into another grid (any yellow) and all yellow will enter that grid. New blue will enter to play defense.

Play to 5 points. Point for offense transitioning grid or ponit for defense winning ball.

Progression- Add in second defender

Coaching Points:

1v1 defensive - defending the line to deny penetrating passes.

When to tackle when to delay

Cover communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Deny Penetration

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Deny Penetration (25 mins)

Oranization:

Teams of 8, split into groups of four. Each group of for is designated an area.

Teams attempt to penetrate defensive oppostion and complete pass to corresponding teammates.

If/when defense wins the ball, they will play with their corresponding teammates by penetrating the oppostion.

Coaching Points:

Team shape.

Communicatoin

Organization

Play first team to 5.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v8

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9v8 (25 mins)

Organization:

9v8. 9 scores on small goals.

Coaching Ponits: All of the above


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