Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): PDA Gunners Defending From The Front (Start Time: 2013-09-05 20:35:00)

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Michael Smith
Name: Michael Smith
City: Asbury
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

When to Press, When to restraint. Pressing through Dictating, Denying space. Restraint through Dropping, Delaying, Compactness


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Screen 1 (20 mins)

Gunners session Thursday September 5th 6.30-8pm

Pressing/ Technical Warm Up

Player 1 passes to player 2 and pressures the ball. Player 2 controls and plays to either side before moving in the opposite direction, in this case she plays to player 4. The player opposite 4, player 3 pressuresthe exercise continues.

Coaching Points

Reading the game when to pressure (player opposite)

Dictate Play make play predictable

Close down quickly while ball is travelling

Body shape and body control


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Green servers play into Goalkeeper and the game begins. GK-Red Back 4- Holding Mid vs Coaches Team (Blue) Front 3- Midfield 3

Scenario 1

RESTRAINT Cannot Pressure the ball

Drop

Delay their ability to play forwards

Deny space behind our defense

Compact move together centrally as a unit


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Screen 3 (30 mins)

Pressing Wide

Ball is played to Outside Back.

Showing outside based on position of Outside Forward and supporting players.

Left Forward 11 forces Outside Defender to the touchline towards supporting Blue Outside Defender 3

Target Forward 9 shits across preventing passes back to central defender or keeper

AM 10 Support Inside preventing passing inside

Weak side Outside Forward, Mid and Back 7,8,2 drop in and provide compactness

Once the lanes are cut off players can close down and agressively pressure the ball.


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Pressing Centrally in the Front

Scenario Central Defender has the ball

Target Forward 9 cuts of pass to other center back and keeper

As defender dribbles AM 8 cuts off pass wide making play narrow creating a central funneling the other AM 10 gets closer the Holding Mid 6 pushes up the outside defenders 2 and 3 slide in tapping the players options to pass the players agressively work towards the ball.


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