Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Zonal Defending

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 1

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Stage 1 (20 mins)

Warm Up (25 min)

Juggling (5 min)

RWB (5 min)

Stretch (5 min)

Technical Work (10 min) 10 x's ea. Blue player serves ball to Orange player. Heading, volley with laces both feet, inside of foot both feet, chest to volley, etc.

Coaching Points: Get chest over ball, don't fall away, communication, connect balls to servers hands


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2

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Stage 2 (20 mins)

Pressure Cover Activity (15 min)

Divide the groups in 4s, 2v2's inside, players on the outside perform footwork

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 3

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Stage 3 (15 mins)

Expanded Small sided Activity (15 min)

4v4 +4 (2 targets on each side). Teams must score through small goals and connect with target players

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover, stay compact, if attacking team beats pressure-smart foul.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4

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Stage 4 (25 mins)

Expanded Small sided Activity (15 min)

Divide the field in 3 vertical thirds.After a few minutes instruct defending players to close attacking team into 2/3rds

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover, stay compact, if attacking team beats pressure-smart foul, keep position when posssession is reattained.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 5

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Stage 5 (20 mins)

Playing Activity (15 min)

Full numbers if possible.

Objective is to push the attacking team into 1 vertical channel to press them and force turn over or division of the ball

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover, stay compact, if attacking team beats pressure-smart foul, keep position when posssession is reattained (Possession as a defensive tactic)


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