Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 3.4.14 Defensive Principles

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Frank Greenawalt
Name: Frank Greenawalt
City: Riverside
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 20 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up/1v1 Defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up/1v1 Defending
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Warm Up/1v1 Defending (15 mins)

Warm Up (15 min)

Juggling (5 min)

Ladder (5 min)

1 v 1 Shadow Defending (5 min) CP: Jockey & Delay, weight on balls of feet, knees bent/back strait, eyes on ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Running w the ball Endurance

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Running w the ball Endurance (15 mins)

Dribbling/Running with the ball - Warm up - Endurance (15 min)

Set Up: Area set up as above, area can be adjusted depending on age and ability. Players start by running with the ball, then turning around cone and dribbling in and out of cones, as soon as player has turned to start dribbling the next player will start to run with the ball, players to keep heads up and be aware of traffic in the middle

Progressions: Use weaker foot only, cones closer together for dribbling

Coaching Points: Running with ball, Endurance, Dribbling, Ball control, Awareness , Decision making (what to do when meets another player in the middle)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pressure Activity

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Pressure Activity (15 mins)

Pressure Activity (15 min)

1 v 1 to Target. A passes to 1 & defends the ball, 1 receives and tries to pass to 2. Defender may play ball to A/B if posession is won. Repeat with B & 2. Switch ea 2 min. 2 points to connet, -1 for passes not connected. Coaching Points: Deny (Cut off opponents best option. Get attackers head down looking at ball), Delay (Immediate Pressure, Good body position), Dispossess (Block, flick or shield tackle)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sm Sided Game

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Sm Sided Game (15 mins)

2 v 2 Sm Sided Game (15 min)

Goal scored or 30 sec. Switch sides ea 2 min. Progression: 3 v 3: Group can play in additional player after 4 touches. Coaching Points: Pressure (Direct towards your cover), Cover (Deny penetration of pass & dribble), Balance (Communicate and work as a group. Anticipate balls path. Force mistakes)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Expanded Small Sides Game

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Expanded Small Sides Game (30 mins)

2 v 2 w/progression to 3 v 2 (15 min)

Defender plays ball to 1 of 2 attacking players. 2 defenders step out to apply pressure. Attacker can play in an additional player to create 3 v 2. Goal, ball out or 30 seconds. Double Points for defenders goals.

Coaching points: Immediate pressure & cover. Force ball onto attacking players weaker foot. Communication

6 v 6 (No Restrictions)


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