Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defending

Profile Summary

Robbie Hope
Name: Robbie Hope
City: Elgin
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session foucuses on the defensive principles of the 1st (closing down), 2nd (Support & cover) and 3rd defender (balacne)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): DRILL

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): DRILL
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DRILL (20 mins)

SET UP: 20x20 yrds 2 teams (attackers & defenders) + 2 keepers. 3rd keeper or coach serves the ball.

PROCEDURE: Goalkeeper/coach outside the area puts the ball into play. As soon as the ball has been served, an attacker and a defender come out and create a 1v1. Game is over once a goal is scored or the ball is out of play.

PROGRESSION: 2v2, 3v3 3v3 + recovering attacker who runs around one of the markers at the half way to create an overload for the defending team to react.

COACHING POINTS: Close down, body position, tracking forward runs, communication & orgnisation.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GAME RELATED PRACTICE

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GAME RELATED PRACTICE (20 mins)

SET UP: 40x60 pitch 7v7 Inc. Goalkeepers 3-2-1 Vs. 2-3-1

PROCEDURE: Restarts always start from the goalkeeper of the tem with posession. Opponents must retreat behind the retreatment line to allow playing out from the back. Defending team can press as soon as the ball is played from the goalkeeper.

PROGRESSION: Take away the retreatment line.

COACHING POINTS: Pressing, moving accoss to cover and support, tracking runs, communication & organisation.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): CONDITIONED GAME

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CONDITIONED GAME (20 mins)

SET UP: 40x60 pitch 7v7 Inc. Keepers. 3-2-1 Vs 3-2-1.

PROCEDURE: 2 touch football

PROGRESSION: Free play (unlimited touches)

COACHING POINTS: Pressing, moving accoss to cover and support, tracking runs, communication & organisation.


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