Football/Soccer Session (U10): Defending

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MARIA BLOOM
Name: MARIA BLOOM
City: Darlington
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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20 x 15 (1v1 or 2v2)

Blue passes ball to A, then closes him down and tries to prevent him scoring - if x wins ball he then attempts to dribble across a start line.


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Age Group -

U10

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Defending

Organisation (brief description of session):

2 Pitches playing at same time - reds attack 1 goal defend the other reds also GK starts play by throwing ball to defender in box - he passes to one of three attackers once they pass red discs defender can make recovery.

*defenders need to delay as long as poss.

*they may need to lightly pressure ball without committing themselves.

*recovering defender runs towards goal untill he gets goalside.

Learning Objectives:

Technical:

Travel quickly as ball travels, arms length, low, Side on. Jockey, send player away from goal or weaker foot.

Tactical:

Nearest man closes ball. 2nd man - position where he can see ball and 2nd attacker also where he can cover 1st defender.

Physical:

Match tempo lots of sprints and changes of direction/ change defenders regularly.

Psych/ Social:

Defenders need to comunicate - pass plaers on, dont have one defender doing all the work.

Coaches Comments:

All players performed session confidently, big improvement with quality of defending as session progressed.


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