Football/Soccer Session (U9): Defending in Balance (Start Time: 2014-08-10 12:10:00)

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Defending in balance, Working hard of the ball,

Organisation – Area Full pitch split in equal 3Rds, 6v6 or 7v7 coaches can act as GK if 6v6.

Learning Objectives

This should form part of a regular practice content to develop game understanding (Shape) when defending,player recovery

On break down of play: MF’s, DF’s need to recognise & retreat to middle 3rd as quickly as possible (triggers when loss of possession) Predetermined position.

Decide quickly which player takes responsibility for opponents.

Role of pressing player ( for opposite GK ) or break down in middle 3rd

Role of the MF’s providing support and cover

Change of responsibilities as play is transferred between opposition

Coaching Points

Energy, desire, enthusiasm to win back possession effectively.

Challenging & pressurising opponents in possession

Covering of players

Achieving & maintain compactness both centrally & wide area.


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