Football/Soccer Session (U13): Defending - press,cover bal

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Abraham Galvan, Adult Member

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Abraham Galvan
Name: Abraham Galvan
City: valley stream
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 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

Organization:

-One ball for each pair of players.

Instructions:

-Players pass back and forth with each other. At random, they complete the following.

1) If a player receives the ball and puts his foot on top of it, the other player approaches in a defensive posture and touches the ball, then backpedals quickly.

2) Player receives the ball through his legs and turns, other player goes to defend with attackers back to him. Attacker turns and roles are switched as the ball is played through the defenders legs.

3) Player receives ball and drives at defender who is now shuffling in a defensive position.

Coaching Points:

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1's: Pressure

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1v1's: Pressure

Organization:

-Each 1v1 grid 10x25, vary as needed.

-Cone goal at each end of each grid.

Instructions:

-1v1's in the box. Can either allow for transition(defenders can attack if they win ball) or call play dead once defender wins the ball/ball goes out.

-Attackers cannot shoot unless they are past half field.

-Keep score individually and for team.

Coaching Points:

-Proper angle of approach, speed of approach, and defensive positioning.

-What is good defending?

-Most important, don't concede a goal. Second, don't allow a ball in behind the defense.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2's: Pressure, Cover

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2v2's: Pressure, Cover

Organization:

-Same set up, now with a clear separation between either of the two fields.

Instructions:

-2v2's in either half.

-Attackers can score in either goal, but must shoot past half-field.

-Must stay within zone

Coaching Points:

-Where and when can we move to cover the goal when the ball isn't in our zone

Progressions:

-Can allow attackers to switch zones but must always have one in each.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3's: Pressure, Cover, Balance

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3v3's: Pressure, Cover, Balance

Organization:

-Same field dimensions, but now three grids for 3v3's.

- Players stay in own Zones

Instructions:

-3v3 in the grid. Defenders continuing to stay in their zones.

-Can start with attackers staying in their zones and then progress into allowing them to switch zones.

Coaching Points:

Ball Central,, player in center presses, other cover own goals

Progressions:

- Attacking Players can cros into another field, but only One players per Channel


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game

3v3's + gk

- Blue to big goal

- Red to small Gates ( Org & Yellow)


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