Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Pressure and Cover

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FC Stars East, Adult Member

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FC Stars East
Name: FC Stars East
City: Winchester
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

The basics of pressure and cover.


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

Set up:

- 15x10 area. 1 ball. 2v2. 4-20 players. Create more grids if more than 12 players.

- Two attacking players pass the ball back and forth taking 2 or 3 touches.

- When pass is made from one attacker to another, defenders transition from pressuring defender to covering and vice versa.

Coaching Points

1st Defender

- about two arm's lengths away from 1st attacker. If 1st attacker miscontrols the ball, step in closer.

- body weight balanced, knees bent, arms sightly extended for balance and protection.

- Take away outside channel by lining up center of body with attacker's outsid foot, open body towards teammate.

2nd Defender

- Set up off the inside shoulder back at a 30-45 degree angle.

- Body agled


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