Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defensive Principles

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up/1v1 Defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up/1v1 Defending
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Warm Up/1v1 Defending (25 mins)

Warm Up (15 min)

Juggling (5 min)

Ladder (5 min)

1 v 1 Shadow Defending (5 min) CP: Jockey & Delay, weight on balls of feet, knees bent/back strait, eyes on ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2-20 min

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 2-20 min
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Stage 2-20 min (15 mins)

Stage 2 - 1 v 1 Defending

1v1 Defending (15 min)

Reps: 8, Intensity: Med (5:1)

Players will play 1v1 to a line and a small goal. Defending teams starts with balls & plays to attacking team to start play. Attacking team may score 2 points by passing ball into goal and 1 point by dribbling across the endline. Rotate teams ea 3 min.

CP: Proper mechanics of stance, footwork, approach, lower center of gravity, close down quickly, get low


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 v 2 Defensive Principles

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2 v 2 Defensive Principles (15 mins)

2 v 2 Sm Sided Game (15 min)

Goal scored or 30 sec. Switch sides ea 2 min. Progression: 3 v 3: Group can play in additional player after 4 touches. Coaching Points: Pressure (Direct towards your cover), Cover (Deny penetration of pass & dribble), Balance (Communicate and work as a group. Anticipate balls path. Force mistakes)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ESSG/SSG Defensive Principles

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ESSG/SSG Defensive Principles (30 mins)

7 v 7 Expanded Sm Sided (15 min)

Switch groups ea 2 min or 2 goals. 3-2-1 v 3-1-2. Groups on sideline perform fitness/technical work.

Add fitness between, stress focus and mental concentration

Restrictions: 5 touches before shooting

Coaching Points: Communication, Shape (Tuck in, Open up), Pressure, Cover, Balance

6v6 No Restrictions (15 min)

Cool Down & Stretch


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Custom Movement
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