Football/Soccer Session (U12): Defending- Role of 2nd defender (Start Time: 2016-09-08 19:30:00)

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Raymond Stellhorn, Adult Member

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Raymond Stellhorn
Name: Raymond Stellhorn
City: Belmar
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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)

On Arrival:

Players are playing rondo in 10 x 10 grid

Organization:

30x20 yard area

Players work in pairs

6 pinnies for progression

Instructions:

Both players are passive

The white player runs toward the line on the opposite side

The blue player must shiffle going backward keep the white player in front of them before crossing the line

Once they cross the line they will perfrom a dynmic stretch on the way back then switch roles

Coaching Points:

- Small steps

- Body is at an angle

- Shuffling as we retreat

- Force to one side (inside /outside)

Progression:

-Attacker wears a pinnie tucked into shorts, defender must take the pinnie before they cross the line


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 1 (Semi-Opposed)

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Main Theme 1 (Semi-Opposed) (25 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area

Players go

Soccer balls on top of cones

Instructions:

A) The ball starts at the blue cone and is passed into the blue attacker once he has gone around the cone at the red cone at the corner, once they cross the line the green cone defender is now in too but passive.

B) The second defender at the orange cone must communicate to the first defender which was he wants him to angle his body to force the ball to the side of the field while the attacker tries to dribble across the end line. The defender must stay between the ball and the attacker

Rotation: First defender goes to the back of the second defender line (orange cone)

Attacker goes to the back of the line at the blue cone

Coaching Points:

- Communication between players 'You got ball' ' 'I got cover'

- Second defender communicate 'Show inside' or 'Show outside'

- Second defender identifies where to force play based on nearest boundary and keeping away from

goal

- Cover the 1st defender

Progressions:

- Attacker now has to dribble though the middle cones

-Second defender comes onto field


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2 (Fully opposed)

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Main Theme 2 (Fully opposed) (25 mins)

Organization:

30x20 yard area

6 players (2 Attackers, 2 Support Players, 2 Defenders)

Soccer balls

Instructions:

- Objective for White team is to get the ball from one end player to the other

- Blue defenders have to prevent the ball crossing the middle line (blue cones)

- Rotate players after set period

-If the defense wins the ball they must dribble out of the space

Coaching Points:

- Angle of support (making sure you are able to stop the penetrative pass) B

- Keep attacking players and the ball in front of you

-Quick transition from 2nd to 1st defender if the ball moves

-Quick transition from 1st to 2nd defender (block opportunity to penetrate quickly)

-Transition quickly to counter

Progressions:

- Make the middle line wider - B


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Conditioned Game (25 mins)

Organization:

40x30 yard area

2 teams

Soccer balls

Instructions:

- Play 6v6 scrimmage

-Team with goalkeeper can score in small goal or dribble though gates in wide areas

Coaching Points:

- Recognize moments to adopt defensive shape to deny penetration

- Communication from second defender to adopt shape based on where to force ball

- Second defnder adds support to prevent 1v1

-Second defnender provides cover


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