Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 07 defensive principles 9/15

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Jason Adkins
Name: Jason Adkins
City: San antonio
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 52 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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1v1 defending, 1st red player passes out and defends, trying to push attacker one way and slow them down until they have a que to win the ball.

Points:

1. cues to win the ball; attackers head down, bad touch, turn back, near sideline

2. body position to push attacker one way.

3. defend furthur from your own goal.

4 angle of approach to attacker


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Start with what ever side you pass the ball to sends in 1 attacker and the other side sends 2 defenders. play until it leaves the grid. keep score. progression: 2 ways you can call numbers 1st number is red and second is green, or play 2v2 alternating lines you pass to.

Points:

1. Pressure

2. cover in behind

3. cues to win ball; attacker head down, turns back, bad touch, near sideline

4. body position

5. communication

6. angle of approach


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2v2 defending, Game starts with a pass from green to red. two red attackers and first green defender are live when the ball is passed, then the second trailing green defender can run and get back when the first red player touches the ball. Looking for first defender to slow the attack and the secind defender to track back and cover for the first defender.

Points:

1. angle of run to defend

2. pressure (first defender), cover (second defender)

3.Comunication

4. Cues to win tackle (head down, turn back, bad touch)

5. body position


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3v3 Game coach plays the ball to the attackers and they try to beat defenders across their end line. You should be using the defenders, back 3 you use in the game, position specific drill. Focus on proper shape of the defenders with 1st defender pressure, 2nd defender cover, and 3rd defender balance. Constant instruction as to where exactly they should be, and where should they move to cover and balance, as well as where to go when they get beat.

Points:

1. pressure, cover, balance

2. communication

3. recovery runs

4. body position

5. ques to win the ball

6. can you retain possession and attack


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Screen 5 (20 mins)

4v5 situation Defenders stay compact midfielders now can be taught when to pressure the backs. proper shape behind the ball. pressure cover and balance. Ques to win the ball. attackers head down, bad touch, near sideline, or turns back. Defenders now need to counter to 2 small goals to try and score, not just win the ball and stop or kick it out of bounds.

Start with back 3 then progress to add defenders and attackers make sure there are more defenders then attackers until highly successful. If good enough even numbers


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Game 5v5 + GKs

Focus on immediate pressure on ball organize behind the ball and ques to win the ball.

All coaching points as before.


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