Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Back 4 defending

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Pat Staunton
Name: Pat Staunton
City: SEATTLE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Roles and responsibilities of back 4


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Back 4 zonal technical

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Back 4 zonal technical (15 mins)

3 groups of 4.

Teams on the outside try to play the ball through the middle team to the team on the opposite side. Split passses can only be played below head height.

Coaching points:

- Zonal Defending

- Pressure cover balance

- 1st defender presses ball

- Unit shift together

- Drop when ball leaves zone


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Wave practice (defending)

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Wave practice (defending) (25 mins)

Wave practice to goal.

A defending team of 4 plus GK defend the goal. Their aim is to win the ball and play into the waiitng team's feet. Attacking team try to score in the goal. Once the defending team pass into the waiting team, they take the place of the attacking team.

Coaching points:

- How and when to press

- When to press aggressively vs low pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase Play (1-4-3)

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Phase Play (1-4-3) (35 mins)

Team set up in 1-4-3 defending the goal. Attacking team try to score in the goal. Defending team pass into wide goals for a point.

Coaching points:

- Midfield 3 roles

- DM relationship / spacing with CB's

- All of Above


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