Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending Principles

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Russell Shaw
Name: Russell Shaw
City: ottawa
Country: Canada
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1Defending

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1v1Defending (20 mins)

10 by 10

1 v 1 defending

Looking at how we can cope defending in a 1v1 situation.

Can we get out to attacker quickly

How do we approach attacker What position do we get in to (side on)

Can we delay attacker.

Can we get his head down looking at the ball.

Can we steal the ball successfully

Work on defenders reactions at getting out to attacker,

Can we get out quickly and apply pressure,

Knowing when slow down (when within 2 to 3 yards attacker)

Can we be side on knees slightly bent get and his head down and force in to an area where there is limited space.

Can we win the ball successfully.

Rotate roles so both players get lots of goes in this situation.


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

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Screen 2 (25 mins)

Defending as a unit:

Organization:

40 by 40 box

3 equal teams

2 teams vs 1 team possesion

Objective:

To win five balls to get your team out of defending

Coaching Points:

Compactness (getting together)

Leadership and communication

Recognizing times to press

Where to press

How to press

Speed of press


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (25 mins)

Small Sided Game

7vs7

Mini Field Size

Objective:

Teaching team pressing and dropping off

Coaching Points:

Line of engadment

Compactness

Pressure (delay)

Support and Balance

When to press when to drop

How to press

When to repress

Making play predicatable

Communication


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