Football/Soccer Session (U18): Defending 1v1,2v2

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Paul Morrison, Adult Member

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Paul Morrison
Name: Paul Morrison
City: warrington
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 15 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1

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

Session Objective: To improve 1v1 defending

Organisation:

Players set up as shown.Players at C are not involved initially but will subsequently rotate with players 1 and 2.

Players 1 and 2 start on respective lines.Ball played in to player 1.As soon as ball played, player 2 can move to close 1 and prevent him turning/force delay or move backwards/if player 1 gets quick turn,prevent him dribbling past in 1v1.Repeat with ball served in from player on line A.

After 6 attempts rotate with players C.

Can subsequently change places with all players so that they are involved in both attacking and defending.

Key Factors:

Movement to close down

Touch tight

Delay

Patience

Nick ball if possible


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

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2v2 (15 mins)

Session Objective: To improve 2v2 defending

Organisation:

Players set up as shown.

Players 1 and 3 and 2 and 4 start on respective lines.Ball played in to player 1 or 3.As soon as ball played, players 2 and 4 can move to close and prevent player turning/force delay or move backwards/if player 1 gets quick turn,prevent him dribbling past in 1v1.This will also require balancing between 2 and 4 to allow appropriate support and cover to be given - balancing off.Repeat with ball served in from player on line A.

Encourage movement/disguise and combinations from receiving players to make defending more difficult.

Can subsequently change places with all players so that they are involved in both attacking and defending.

Key Factors:

Communication - who will close?

Movement to close down

Touch tight

Delay

Patience

Nick ball if possible

Balance off

Communication if ball switches - balance

Covering position

Recovery runs


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