Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending

Profile Summary

Edward Gallagher
Name: Edward Gallagher
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm up
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warm up (10 mins)

Ball starts with player in the blue. Blue player passes ball up to yellow player. Yellow player begins to dribble forward and blue player comes to meet them as defender. Defender will then jockey backwards to the line. Blue player will then take ball and begin to dribble with the ball and yellow player will jockey backwards as the defender to the line where they will swap again.

Instructions

Defender is passive not trying to win ball.

Attacker is not trying to beat defender simply just dribbling at a pace to allow defender to jockey backwards.

Attacker uses short changes of direction in order to force defender to change body shape and feet position.

coaching points

Defenders feet at 45 degree angle in order to be able to change direction

Defender arms length away from attacker.

Knees slightly bent to stay balanced.


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Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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