Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Training 4/14/15 (Start Time: 2015-04-14 16:00:00)

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Rich Wall
Name: Rich Wall
City: Banner Elk, NC
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressure Cover

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressure Cover
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Pressure Cover (10 mins)

Organization:

- 10x10 grid

- Groups of 4, 2 attackers and 2 defenders

- 1 ball

Instructions:

- The attackers will pass the ball square, the defenders must adjust and move while the ball travels

- After 10 passes the attackers and defenders will switch roles

Coaching Points:

- Pressure on the ball

1) closing speed

2) angle of approach, force the ball back where it came from

3) distance from the ball/attacker

- Cover

1) speed of transition into cover position

2) angle off of the 1st defender

3) ability to see both the man with the ball, and the secondary attacker

- Effective communication

- Work rate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending Principles

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending Principles
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Defending Principles (25 mins)

Organization:

- 30x20 grid

- 4 groups of 4 (3 active)

- 1 ball

Instructions:

- The defending team in the middle is trying to deny a penetrating pass

- The attacking team will keep the ball moving laterally until the can find a pentrating pass.

- If the ball is played successfully to the other side, the resting team jumps in to defend.

- If the defending team wins the ball or forces an errant pass, they will switch with that group of attackers.

Coaching Points:

- Pressure on the ball, deny forward pass

- Cover, cut off angled forward pass

- Balance, don't allow through balls to the weakside

- Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Zonal Defending

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Zonal Defending (25 mins)

Organization:

- Half Field, split into four vertical zones from the top of the 18 to midfield.

- 6v6 plus a goalkeeper

Instructions:

- Defenders cannot leave their channel, until the ball has broken the top of the box.

- Midfielders may go one zone to their left or right.

- Attackers may float but cannot have more than two attackers per channel at any time.

Defensive team - defends the big goal, attacks the four zonal goals at midfield

Attacking team - defends the midfield goals, attacks the big goal.

Coaching Points:

- Pressure on the ball at all times, show strong effort to close down the attacker

- Covering positions, maintaining good defensive shape.

- Limit scoring chances

- Counter attack with speed


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team Defending

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Team Defending (25 mins)

Organization:

- 3/4 of the field

- Defensive half of the field is 6v6 (outside backs in blue, and the 7 & 11 in white may enter this zone)

- Attacking half of the field is 4v4 (centermids in blue, and the 2, 3, 6 & 8 may enter this zone)

Coaching Points:

- High pressure in defensive half of the field, force into help, create turnovers

- Line of confrontation begins at the top of the dead zone

- After we've won the ball, look to penetrate into attacking zone, or retain possession.


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