Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending Under Pressure

Club Logo

Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Drew Munro, Adult Member

Profile Summary

Drew  Munro
Name: Drew Munro
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up 5v2

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up 5v2
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up 5v2

Warm Up 5v2 (20 mins)

Warm Up 5v2 (20 minutes)

Organization

20x20 grid, 5 attackers versus 2 defenders in each grid

Details

Attacking team scores a point by splitting the two defenders

Progressions

Progress to 2 touch limit for attacking team

If defender wins the ball or deflects the ball, they replace the attacking player who turned the ball over

Coaching Points

Communication (Pressure/Cover); Closing players down quickly; Position of cover defender, be strong in the tackle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v1, Knockout

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v1, Knockout
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v1, Knockout

4v1, Knockout (20 mins)

4v1 Knockout (20 minutes)

Organizaton

3 20x20 squared, 4v1 in each square or 5v2 depending on numbers

Tiny grid set up in each box with a soccer ball in the tiny grid

Details

Aim of the game is to make 5 passes and then try and hit the ball in the middle to gain a point with 1-2 players defending

Progressions

If Defender wins the ball and is able to dribble out of the grid, she earns a point.

Progress to 2 touch limit for attacking team

Progress to 4v2

Coaching Points

Delaying the attackers pass; showing the attacker away from the ball in the middle; closing players down quickly; tackle the loose ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 Defending Out of Balance SSG

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 Defending Out of Balance SSG
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 Defending Out of Balance SSG

4v3 Defending Out of Balance SSG (20 mins)

4v3 Defending out of Balance SSG (20 minutes)

Organization

4 attackes versus 3 defenders

2 simultaneous games on a half pitch, side by side

Details

D will pass the ball into the attackers feet and the defenders have to stop the attacking team from scoring.

Coaching Points

Pressure, Cover (shape); communication; showing the attacker to his weaker side or out to the corners so she has no options; be strong in the tackle


Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Pass
Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Shaded Pitch Area
To link this page so that even non-Members can see it, copy paste this URL