Football/Soccer Session (U8): defending 1vs1 (Start Time: 2015-06-16 22:10:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Eddy Berdusco, Adult Member

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Eddy Berdusco
Name: Eddy Berdusco
City: oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Boys U8 adp Summer session

Working on correct defending technique


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warmup defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warmup defending
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warmup defending (10 mins)

Organization: 20 x 15 box, players at each end

Instructions: Player 1 plays to player 2 then defends, no tackling to begin with all about being in correct position and being patient

Coaching Points:

Get there quick - Put the brakes on

Body position - sideways on

Body shape - low to the ground

Distance from attacker

Pivot on one foot to turn

Progressions: Attacker dribbles in zig zag to force defender to turn

Make it a competition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): fully opposed

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fully opposed (15 mins)

Organization: 15 x 20 with goals at the end

Instructions: defender passes to attacker, play 1v1 to goals, keep score

Coaching Points:

Get there quick - Put the brakes on

Body position - sideways on

Body shape - low to the ground

Distance from attacker

Pivot on one foot to turn

Patience

Cues to tackle

Progressions: Have attacker dribble in


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed to goal

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed to goal
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Opposed to goal (20 mins)

Organization:

played on 15x20 yard grid field, split into 2 groups, attackers at halfway line split up into facing each goal, half defenders next to one goal

Instructions: defender 1 plays to attacker, they play 1v1 to goal

Coaching Points

Get there quick - Put the brakes on

-Body position - sideways on

-Body shape - low to the ground

-Distance from attacker

-Pivot on one foot to turn

-be patient

-no clear easy shots

Progressions: Make it a team competition


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free play

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Free play (20 mins)

SSG

25yards x 35 yrds

- coaching points

all from above


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