Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): O'Neal Preseason - defending

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James Franklin
Name: James Franklin
City: Pinehurst
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm Up
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Dynamic Warm Up (5 mins)

Dynamic Warm Up (0-5 mins)


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

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Technical Warm Up (5 mins)

TAG: (7 v 2 in a 15x15 square) (5-10 mins)

I: Greens have to tag the yellows - once you are tagged or you steg out of the square, you are out

Coaching Points: teaches defensive movements in a dynamic fashion

II: Greens have to tag the yellows, yellows now have two balls in their hands they can move around to each other. If you have a ball you can't get tagged - - once you are tagged or you step out of the square, you are out.

Coaching Points: - close the attacker down, sheppard the attacker where you want them to go, be quick with your step toward the attacker when you go to tag.

III: Greens and yellows have to hop on one leg for entire time. Greens have to tag the yellows, yellows now have two balls in their hands they can move around to each other. If you have a ball you can't get tagged - once you are tagged or you steg out of the square, you are out.

Coaching Points: teaches defensive movements in a dynamic fashion


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 v1,2v2,3v3 defending

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1 v1,2v2,3v3 defending (25 mins)

Objective: To improve defending 1v1,2v2,3v3. (8 minute stations)

Organisation: 10 x 30 area (A);20 x 30 (B and C).

(A) Player 1 plays ball to player 2 then follows pass and defends 1v1,Player 2 tries to beat him and get to end line.3 plays to 4,then 1 plays to 3 and so on varying who is either attacker or defender.After a while swap one player at each end so all players finish up defending/attacking each other.

(B)As above but 2 v 2

(C) As above but 3v3,varying which player to feed ball to (left,right or centre).

Key Factors:

Communication/decision to close

Speed to close down.

brakes on/stance.

support and cover

Balancing off

Movement to change and balance if ball switches.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4 defending

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4v4 defending (15 mins)

Pressure, cover balance and balance in a game like situation (15 minutes)

make 3 x 4v4 fields (25x35 yards and play line soccer)

coaching points -

- roles change constantly (pressure defenders role may change to cover, etc)

- work as a unit

- communicate

NO GOALS - don't give up a goal.


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