Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Pressure Cover Balance

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Caitlin Young
Name: Caitlin Young
City: Provo
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Team Defense


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 (10 mins)

Organization:

Groups of 3

Pass and move in open space

Instructions:

Groups pass and move in open sapce.

Every couple passes, player follows pass and defends - Pressure.

Add in Cover.

Coaching Points:

J Run-Approach

Small steps-No Stabbing

Patience-Arm lenght away

Delay forward progress*

Make play predictable

Cover angle

Cover body shape matches pressures body shape


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical
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Technical (20 mins)

Organization:

Warm up with 1v1.

Progress intensity of defedner.

Progression: 2v2

Coaching Points:

1v1- Stay in front of defender. No stabbing. Delay defense. Make play predictable. Delay forward progress.

2v2-Cover angle. Communication. Proper rotations. Switch on pass, stay on dribble.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided

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Small Sided (20 mins)

Organization:

Three teams of 4 or 3.

Two teams on the outside, one on the inside.

First team to 5. Either 5 splits or 5 defensive steals.

Progression: Place players all around area.

Coaching Points:

Team Defensive shape.

Working as a unit.

Spacial gaps.

Making offensive team predictable


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (25 mins)

8v8

P-4-4

B-2-4-2

All rules apply

All coaching points


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded SS

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Expanded SS (20 mins)

Organization:

8(+K)v7. Team of 8 defending large goal-Attacking counter goals.

P-4-4, B-1-4-2

Full width of the field.

Coaching Points:

Two lines, mid and forward, working together.

Matching shape.

All of the above.


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