Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defensive Principles 6.2

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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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up
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Warm Up (15 mins)

Warm Up (15 Min)

Juggling (5 min)

Skill Work (10 Min) Orange serves headers, chest, thigh, to feet & Yellow return controlled balls. Switch servers at endline


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 & 2v2 Defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 & 2v2 Defending
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1v1 & 2v2 Defending (15 mins)

Individual defending (15 min)

1v1's, switch attacker ea 2 min

Variation: Progression to 2v2

Coaching Points: Immediate pressure, jockey, delay. Communication in 2v2, pressure & cover. Arched approach to force ball to cover player


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v 1 Defending
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1 v 1 Defending (15 mins)

1 v 1 Defending (15 min)

D plays ball to A and closes down. A creates space to finish. Goal or 30 seconds. 1 point per goal. swith sided ea 3 minutes.

Coaching Points: Immediate pressure, jockey & delay. Put D on weaker foot. Keep feet busy, on toes, balance. Eyes on ball. Look for opportunity to aggressively win balls.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Stage 4
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Stage 4 (20 mins)

8 v 8 to Target box behind opponent (20 min)

1 point to pass into target on the ground, 2 points for pass to target in the air

CP: Discuss tactical components of when to press and when to hold. Coach cover/balance and team defending concepts. Discuss visual cues of when to apply tactical decisions.


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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