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

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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

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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (20 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 


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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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