Football/Soccer Session (U11): Defending 1v1

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Jamie Edwards, Clerical Member

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Jamie Edwards
Name: Jamie Edwards
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Clerical 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

Organization

- Groups of 4 or 5.

Instructions

- Player 1 dribbles out and gets closed down by Player 2.

- Player 2 gets in a defending position and jockey's Player 1 back to the half way line.

- Player 1 moves the ball to side to side making the defender twist and stay in a side on position

Coaching Points

- Close down quickly

- Angle of approach to make play predictable

- Slow down as you approach the attacker

- Bend the knees stay sideways on to the ball

- Prepare for next action

- delay or tackle

Progressions

- move he ball further to the side


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme (Part 1)

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Main Theme (Part 1)

Organization

- Groups of 4 or 5.

Instructions

- Player 2 (defender) plays the ball to Player 1 across the area.

- Defender closes the ball down aand tries to win the ball from Player 1.

- If the defender wins the ball in the second box, the defender gets 2 points.

- If the defender wins the ball in the first box, the defender gets 1 point.

- The defender gets 3 points if they win the ball and stop the ball on or past the blue line.

- The objective for the attacking player is to stop the ball on the green line to get 2 points.

- Players switch sides after each turn.

Coaching Points

- Close down quickly

- Angle of approach to make play predictable

- Slow down as you approach the attacker

- Bend the knees stay sideways on to the ball

- Prepare for next action

- delay or tackle

Progressions

- Play to goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme (Part 2)

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Main Theme (Part 2)

Organization

- 2 even groups.

Instructions

- Player 1 starts with the ball and dribbles out to attack the defender and tries to score.

- Player 2 defends Player 1 and tries to win the ball.

- If the defender kicks the ball out of play then it's game over.

- Attacking team get a point if they score and the defending team get a point if theykick the ball out of play.

- After each turn, both players rejoin their team.

- Each defender has 2 goes.

- Keep the score of each team and make it a competition.

- Let the defending team attack after 2 goes and focus on getting defending points.

Coaching Points

- Close down quickly

- Angle of approach to make play predictable

- Slow down as you approach the attacker

- Bend the knees stay sideways on to the ball

- Prepare for next action

- delay or tackle

Progressions

- Attack and then defend on next turn.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme (Part 3)

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Main Theme (Part 3)

Organization

- 1 group.

- 2 or 3 GK's.

Instructions

- Player 1 starts with the ball and attacks the defender (Player 2) and the goal.

- Player 1 will defend the next player in line after their go at attacking.

- The player defending will retrieve the ball and join the end of the line.

- The focus is on how quickly the attacker can transition to defend.

Coaching Points

- Close down quickly

- Angle of approach to make play predictable

- Slow down as you approach the attacker

- Bend the knees stay sideways on to the ball

- Prepare for next action

- delay or tackle

Progressions

- 1v1 then 2v1.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Conditioned Game

Organization

- 5 x 5

Instructions

- Pair players up so they have to mark each other throughout the game.

- Objective is to stop your partner scoring.

- You can only win the ball from your partner.

Coaching Points

- Distance from attacker.

- Body position when defending.

- Tracking partner back.


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