Football/Soccer Session (U12): VUSC U-12 Boys- 2nd Defender (Start Time: 2015-09-29 18:30:00)

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Daniel Vitu, Adult Member

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Daniel  Vitu
Name: Daniel Vitu
City: Hawthorne
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Learning outcomes:

Recap roles of 1st defender (pressure or delay)

Role of 2nd defender = Cover the 1st defender

Angle of support (making sure you are able to stop the penetrative pass/shot)

Distance of support (making sure that you are able to tackle the attacker immediately if the 1st defender is beaten)

Communication (making sure that you are telling the 1st defender where you want them to force the play)

Quick transition from 2nd to 1st defender if the ball moves

Quick transition from 1st to 2nd defender (block opportunity to penetrate quickly)

End Product once the ball is won, can you counter attacker quickly


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up- 2 in the middle

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Warm up- 2 in the middle (15 mins)

Organization: Players make circle to play Rondo. Extra balls on outside of circle.

Instructions: Player nearest the ball is the 1st defender The 2nd defender reads the pressuring first defender's speed and angle to predict/anticipate the movement of the ball and tries to jump the pass. Make sure players understand that they can be either 1st or 2nd defender at any time. Player who makes mistake passing changes with defender in the longest.

Coaching Points: (1). 1st defender communication.

(2). Communication with the 1st defender (Push left! Push Right!).

(3). Read the play and anticipate the pass.

(4). Prevent the penetrating split pass. Support the 1st defender. Angle of support (45 degrees).

(5). Distance of support. Stay connected to the 1st defender and squeeze space as the pressure intensifies.

(6). If you can jump/intercept the pass as the 2nd defender - attack the ball before it arrives OR immediately after the 1st touch of the receiving player as it is moving away from him.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 1: 2v2's: Pressure, Cover

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Activity 1: 2v2's: Pressure, Cover (25 mins)

Organization:

2 fields 20x20

Instructions:

-2v2's in each area.

-Attackers can score in either goal.

-Must stay within zone

(1). Recap roles of 1st defender (pressure or delay)

(2). Role of 2nd defender = Cover the 1st defender

Coaching Points:

(1). Communication (making sure that you are telling the 1st defender where you want them to force the play)

(2). Quick transition from 2nd to 1st defender if the ball moves.

(3). Support the 1st defender.

Progressions:

(1). Play in own zone attackers must cross half to score.

(2). Can allow attackers to switch zones but must always have one in each.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 2: Pressure, cover

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Activity 2: Pressure, cover (20 mins)

Organization:

Set up as shown. 3 teams of 4. Lots of balls

Instructions:

Red and Yellow team play together against blue team. Blue team cannot leave their area shown. The Red team must pass the ball around to try and create a gap / space to get the ball through to the Yellow team. The Blue team must cover and slide across to close all gaps and stop any through balls.

If the defending team get possession of the ball they pass it to the team who did not give it away and change places with thet team that gave them the ball.

Coaching Points:

(1). Angle of support (making sure you are able to stop the penetrative pass/shot)

(2). Distance of support (making sure that you are able to tackle the attacker immediately if the 1st defender is beaten)

Progressions:

(1). Defenders stay in Red shaded zone and move according to location of ball. Allow defender to enter into attacking area on 5+ passes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 v. 3 Game

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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
implement technique of scissors
Technical Tactical
take ball away into space with speed
Technical Physical
endurance
Technical Psychological
players build confidence using scissors in game
Technical Social
fun and interactive

3 v. 3 Game (15 mins)

Organization:

-2 mini goals

-3 Teams of 3

-1 Balls- restarts from coach at half field- first team to get organized gets ball.

Instructions:

-Score in opposing team's goal

-Have fun

-Team off doing agility and sprint circuit.

Coaching Points:

(1). Don't allow 1 v. 1 situation.

(2). Provide cover and communicate.

Progressions:

(1). Change teams every 5 minutes. Team off doing fitness and sprints.


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