Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending in 3s - Pressure, Cover, and Balance

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Patrick Kasperitis
Name: Patrick Kasperitis
City: San Antonio
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shifting

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shifting
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Shifting

This session will introduce the balancing defender.

This defender will need to be prepared to intercept longer passes, pressure in the event of both defenders getting beat ad provide cover to the covering defender.

The most difficult part of this role is the focus required.

This exercise will rehearse the shifting required to adjust to passes. In this instance the players will slide as required to defend the goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 - Defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 - Defending
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3v3 - Defending

This is a game that is 3v3 constantly.

Players will be in 4 groups of 3 and will be rotate every time.

The attacking team will rotate immediately to be the defenders to defend the two goals against the new attacking group.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6v6 game

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6v6 game

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Teams will be sorted into a 3-2-1 as shown above. The focus will be on how the 3 defenders shift to provide the pressure, cover, and balance required.


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