Football/Soccer Session (U14): Principles of Defending - SSG

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Principles of Defending - SSG

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Principles of Defending - SSG (45 mins)

Organisation - 65 x 45yrds, 8v8 including GK's. Footballs around pitch and near goals to keep game flowing. Offside rule applies relevant to the offside line.

Key Coaching Factors

Delay

- Pressure on the ball - why,when,where,how?

- Giving ground - why,when,where,how?

- Pressure,cover,marking

Compactness

- Distances - between players, units, from goal, from ball

- Relationships - angles,cover etc.

- Movement - as a defending team

Depth

- Protecting the space behind the back line - why,when,how?

- Distance from goal to back line

Balance

- Supporting,covering

- Defensive symmetry - Marking opponents, Marking / occupying significant spaces at the right time.

Control

- Personal defensive discipline - decision making, actions & control of thoughts


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