Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defensive Principles - Cover and Positioning (Start Time: 2016-10-18 18:30:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Drew Munro, Adult Member

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Drew  Munro
Name: Drew Munro
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Turning to Face the Ball

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Turning to Face the Ball (10 mins)

ALL STATIONS

Turning to Face the Ball (Physical Literacy) - 10 minutes

Organization

- 3 cones 10 feet out

Instructions

- players sprint from 1st cone to 2nd cone

- players turn, get low, stay low and move diagonally between cones in surfboard position, switching feet, before turning and jogging to back of line

Coaching Points

- low centre of gravity

- sideways body shape

- quick steps


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Corner Goals Game

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Corner Goals Game (15 mins)

STATION 1

Corner Goals - 15 Minutes

Organization

- 40x40 yard area set up as shown

- 7v5 (+4)

Instructions

- coach picks 5 players to be defenders, 7 players to be attackers and 4 players to be corner players - ball starts with White, White's aim is to make 4 passes and then pass to the outside

- Yellow players to score a point (players in corner should be the same color as team of 5 in the middle)

- if successful the four corner players switch with 4 in the middle (1 player will remain)

- Black team's aim is to win the ball and pass to a corner player

Coaching Points

- encourage defending/pressing as a team

- encourage speed in tranisition especially if White loses possession

- can White win it back before the Black can penetrate?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 6 Goal Game

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6 Goal Game (15 mins)

STATION 2

6 Goal Game - 15 minutes

Set Up

- 40x40 yard area with 6 goals as shown

- 8v8

Organization

- teams now play 8v8 working to defend 3 goals

Coaching Points

- prevent penetration

- stay connected as a defensive unit

- recover behind the ball in transition upon losing possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

STATION 3

SSG, interventions coaching Cover, Positioning only

- 8v8

- No GK (GK plays centre back to develop distribution skills)

- Goal has to be socred from inside the box

- Offside rule is played


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