Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defensive Technique

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David Norman
Name: David Norman
City: Fresno
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressing
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Pressing (20 mins)

Coaching Points

1 Immediate Ball Pressure

2 Come in fast, slow as you approach

3 Keep buffer of space

4 Disrupt attacker, force head to go down


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Denying the Turn

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Denying the Turn (20 mins)

Coaching Points

1 Close space and get "touch tight"

2 Be low and able to see ball - don't let attacker roll off you

3 Force to weaker side if possible


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sheparding / Forcing Directionally / Delaying

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Sheparding / Forcing Directionally / Delaying (20 mins)

Coaching Points

1 Angled Body

2 Low, balanced stance

3 Pivot on back foot

4 try to force wide OR to supporting help

5 Maintain distance

6 Break to sprint


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Recovery Runs / Cover

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Recovery Runs / Cover (20 mins)

Coaching Points

1 Recover behind the ball as fast as possible

2 Run directly towards the far post

3 Don't get caught chasing the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Zonal Marking

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Zonal Marking (20 mins)

Coaching Points

1 Protect space nearest to goal

2 Know players / assignments

3 Don't let assignment get into space behind

4 Maintain a goalside, ball side position at all times


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