Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defensive Responsibilities - Welty

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Joshua Welty, Adult Member

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Joshua Welty
Name: Joshua Welty
City: Kansas City
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 9 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 to Endlines

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1v1 to Endlines (10 mins)

Organization: 10x20 Grids

Instructions: Players play 1v1 to endlines. Goal is scored by stopping ball on endline. Rotate opponents every 90 seconds.

Coaching Points: Individual defensive responsibilities. Delay, then look to tackle. Block tackle vs poke tackle. Recovery runs to get in front when beat.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 to Endlines

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2v2 to Endlines (10 mins)

Organization: Remove middle cones to creat 20x20 fields. Play 2v2 to endlines. Goal is scored by stopping ball on endline.

Instructions: Offside applies. Players play 2v2 to endlines. Goal is scored by stopping ball on endline. Rotate opponents every 2-3 minutes.

Coaching Points: Same as above. Now adding cover. Correct angle of support of covere=ing defender. Quickness of swiching between pressure/cover when ball is passed.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Continuous 3v2 to Endlines

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Continuous 3v2 to Endlines (10 mins)

Organization: 25x25. Players in 2 teams.

Instructions: Play is always 3v2. Attacking team tries to score by stopping ball on endline. Offside applies. If defending team wins ball, they pass back to reserves who enter the field as a group of 3, playing a new group of 2 from opposition. If attacking team scores, the reserves enter the game as a new group of 3 playing against a new group of 2 defenders.

Coaching Points: Pressure Cover points as above.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Zone Defensive SSG

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3 Zone Defensive SSG (20 mins)

Organization: Play always restarts with GK. Play 6v6 or 7v7.

Instructions: Players must not skip zones, and must combine in middle zone before entering final 1/3. All players are free to enter final 2 zones once combination occurs. If defending team wins possession, they must reset the ball in their defensive 1/3 before beginning attack.

Coaching Points: Defensive movement of the midfield 3 (4) to delay, deny, restrict forward passes and offensive penetration. Staying compact and connected as a defensive team.


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