Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Zonal defending in 4/3/3 (Start Time: 2014-01-11 21:40:00)

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Chris Bonawandt, Adult Member

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Chris Bonawandt
Name: Chris Bonawandt
City: Flushing, Queens
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Teaching zonal defense in 4/3/3


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warmup

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Warmup (10 mins)

2v2's in channels.

Players defending working on 1st defender pressure and 2nd defender off the shoulder deeper in cover.

When pass is played new first defender closes and 2nd defender drops off the shoulder.

Good communication on the switchover


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main theme

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Main theme (10 mins)

11 v 11 shadow play

Each team spends 5 mins shadowing the team in possesion.

Def team works hard to shape up zone defense each time the ball is moved.

Development of communication skills and when to pass players on or not.

Communication should be specific. "Striker on your left shoulder"

Shaded zone correctly shielded off from penetration.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Coaching in the game

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Coaching in the game (45 mins)

Zonal defending in 4/3/3

Teaching the yellow team to defend zonally.

Communication / Passing on horizontal runners / Tracking vertical runners

1st def / 2nd def principals.

Shifting as a group to shut down zones.

Giving up weak side.


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