Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Keeping Defensive Shape

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Corinth Soccer
Name: Corinth Soccer
City: Corinth
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team Shape Movement Intro

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team Shape Movement Intro
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Team Shape Movement Intro (10 mins)

Group of 4-5 players comes out in set shape. Players move as a unit on the coach's commands.

left, right, forward, drop

Focus is on the balance of the team shape and holding together as a unit.

Progression:

Coach can play ball into one of the players, and the ball is played back to coach with one touch.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Maintaining Defensive Shape (pressure, support, and balance)

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Maintaining Defensive Shape (pressure, support, and balance) (15 mins)

This progression:

The members of group A, work the ball from side to side of the field. They should focus on quick, firm passes to feet while maintaing possession.

Members of group B (the midfield) should pressure the ball when it is in front of them. The rest of the midfield should provide support and balance.

Members of group C (back line) should position themselves to support the midfiled players in front of them.

COMMUNICATION!

A will go to B, B will go to C, C will rotate off.. a new group will come in for A.


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