Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Individual & group defending

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Ashley Williams
Name: Ashley Williams
City: newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 15 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Warm up

(a) In pairs, pass and move

(b) As a group, pass and move using 2 touches. Pass to any player

(c) As above, except all passes must be made on first touch

(d) As above, except on whistle, players with the ball try to maintain possession for 10 seconds


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending numbers down

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Defending numbers down

(a) Inside a 20x20 yard grid, play 5v3 keep-away for 3 minutes. Team of 3 tries to complete 12 passes within the 3 minute period (each pass scores 1 point). Team of 5 tries to prevent opponents completing 12 passes in 3 minutes

(b) Play 10v6 keep-away over 4 grids of 40x40 yards. Same scoring rules as above


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending to goal with counter-attack

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Defending to goal with counter-attack

(a) Pass and follow from opposite corner. Play 1v1 to goal. Score from inside attacking half only

(b) Pass and follow. Teammate behind defends in defensive half only. Passer defends inside attacking half only. This creates a 1v2 situation

(c) Pass and follow. Passer defends in attacking half only. Teammate behind defends in defensive half only. Receiver plays in defensive half only. Teammate behind defends inside their attacking half only. This creates a 2v2 situation (1v1 each half)

(d) Play 2v2 with players allowed to attack/defend in both halves. Offside rule applies

(e) Play 4v4. Each team attacks and defends 2 goals

(f) Free play - 8v8. Defend 2 goals and attack 2 goals


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