Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Defensive Body Position

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Craig Williams, Adult Member

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 23 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive Body Position

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defensive Body Position
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Defensive Body Position (10 mins)

Organisation:

Two pitches 15x10 area

Red and Blue goals at both ends of both pitches

4 Players per pitch, two at either end

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Rules:

Players at the bottom end pass to players at the top. Then play is 1vs1. Attacker is trying to score in either of the goals at the bottom by dribbling over the line (ball must be under control). Defender is trying to stop them and win the ball back. Players go to the back of their own line after each play.

If Attacker scores in the Red goa, they get 1 Point.

If Attacker scores in the Blue goal they get 5 Points.

Play 8 balls then swap roles of teams around. Count number of points per team.

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Progression:

-If Defenders win the ball, they can now go and try and score in the opposite goals.

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Coaching Points:

-Fast then SLOW approach

-Arc Run

-Body Position

-Force opponents one way (away from Blue goal)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2
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2v2 (10 mins)

Progression:

-Play 2vs2 now. Defenders have to work together to force play away from Blue goal

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Coaching Points:

-Body Position of 1st Defender

-Position of 2nd Defender - Forcing Play one way


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Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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