Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): OKSC 2004 Boys Week #14 Group Defending

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Taylor Lord, Young Member

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Taylor Lord
Name: Taylor Lord
City: Whitby
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 50 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling
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Juggling (5 mins)

Players are juggling using feet only to keep the ball in the air.

Progression:

Outside of the foot, inside of the foot, head, head-chest-thigh-foot.


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

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Warm Up (10 mins)

Set up:

Using half the field, players are working in two's, attackers start with a ball, defenders starting in front of them without a ball.

Instructions:

Attackers dribble the ball side to side going forwards, while the defender is jockeying side to side.

Coaching Points:

-Body position, side ways bending at the hips and the knees (jockey)

-Light on toes not flat footed

-Distance of approach-> touching distance

-Eye on ball

-Poke with front foot

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v2 Defending

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3v2 Defending (15 mins)

Set Up:

Using half the field, defenders start same side as the goal working in two's, attackers start at half way working in three's.

Instructions:

Defenders serve a ball out to any one of the three attackers, as soon as they serve it, they get out as quickly as possible to prevent the attackers from scoring. If defenders win it, the dribble across the attackers line for a point.

Coaching Points:

-Communication-First player closest to ball shouts "on ball"

Second defender shouts "support"

-First player pressures the ball, second player supports on an angle.

-Body position, force them away from goal.

-Individual defending techniques:

Jockey Position

Touching Distance

Eye on ball

Light on toes

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG With Restriction

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SSG With Restriction (15 mins)

Set Up:

Using half the field play a 7v7 game.

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Coaching Points:

-Focus on Defensive Principles


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9v9 Game

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9v9 Game (45 mins)

Set up:

Using half the field, organize teams in a 4-3-1 formation.

Focus on defending principles:

Delay

Depth

Compactness

Balance

Control & Restraint (Patience) 


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