Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defensive Principles (Start Time: 2014-09-13 09:00:00)

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Graham Harvey
Name: Graham Harvey
City: Rotherham
Country: United Kingdom
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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 (20 mins)

Description

Normal dynamic warm up: Including in this will be passing and moving with dynamics stretches.

Technical

Proper technique for the dynamics, getting back into professional habits. When players move onto passing activity with dynamics look for quality.

Tactical

Defenders can be added into the activty to increase decision making under pressure and type of support/angle of support to the ball carrier

Physical

Good quality actions to prepare the body for the up coming session

Psychological/Social

Concentration of technique and quality of pass/movement

Learning Objectives

Warm up and Passing techniques


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

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Screen 2 (20 mins)

Description - 1v1 in a channel. Blue player starts with the ball, and

passes to the Red player. Blue player then presses the Red

player. If Red gets through and over the Blues line, he gets a goal.

If Blue tackles and gets across the Reds line, he gets a goal.

Technical - Slow down, sit down, shut down, show down

Tactical - Closing down quickly, pressing high

Physical - Speed, Agility, Balance

Psychological/Social - Patience to time tackle correctly

Learning Objectives - Closing down quickly and effectively


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending in a phase

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Defending in a phase (25 mins)

Description

Two players in the box passing the ball waiting for a time to get the ball into play

If reds win the ball try to get the ball through the two goals

Technical

Cover and balance in defense

Tactical

areas where to show away from danger and where to play into numbers

angles of support to win the ball

holding midfielder not letting player 10 go in behind

Physical

Speed of the press

Agility to turn

Psychological/Social

Concentration of technique and quality of pass/movement

Learning Objectives

defending in pairs

cover balance

Winning the ball

Understnading shape if one player presses


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

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2v2 defending (25 mins)

Description

Keeper plays the ball out to the blue attackers, as this happens the two red defenders press the ball.

As soon as the ball is lost or the keeper makes a save, keeper gets another ball and throws out to the wide players who cross the ball

Attackers become wingers, defenders become attackers, and wingers become defenders

Technical

crossing finishing and shooting

body shape when defending

Tactical

Defenders press in pairs

Show play away from danger

react to the 2nd ball and cross

marking tight and facing the ball and still being able to see the player

Physical

Speed of the press

Agility to turn

Psychological/Social

Concentration of technique and quality of pass/movement

Learning Objectives

defending in pairs

cover balance


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

Description

Small sided game looking at defending principles, a few tips for the fixture

Technical

Cover and balance in defense

Tactical

areas where to show away from danger and where to play into numbers

angles of support to win the ball

holding midfielder not letting player 10 go in behind

Physical

Speed of the press

Agility to turn

Psychological/Social

Concentration of technique and quality of pass/movement

Learning Objectives

defending in pairs

cover balance

Winning the ball

Understnading shape if one player presses


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