Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defending Principles

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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): Calisthenics, individual defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Calisthenics, individual defending
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Calisthenics, individual defending (30 mins)

Warm up (30min)

Calisthenics(high knees, butt kicks, side to side runs-facing the same way to and fro, bounding kness)x2reps

Turns with ball rt foot to first cone-2nd cone then switch to left.

6 mirror lines passing and receiving. Rt foot 10yds-left foot 10yds switch to 20yds

1v1 defending-shielding (10min)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Individual and small group defending

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Individual and small group defending (20 mins)

Small sided activity Coaching Points

2v2's and 4v4's Angle of approach, immediate pressure, cover, balance, comm.

Focus on Pressure, cover, communication and compactness


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive presses

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Defensive presses (40 mins)

Final Activity Coaching points

Play in Half Field Communicate, Choose press, Stay compact, Isolate attacking team to a

7v7's Defend in 3rds Cuadrant, Win and keep the ball


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