Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending (1v1, 2v2, 3v3)

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Ashley Williams
Name: Ashley Williams
City: newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 15 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Individual Defending 1v1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Individual Defending 1v1
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Individual Defending 1v1 (20 mins)

In pairs with multple grids set up approx. 15x8 yds each.

Player with ball passes to player on opposite end and now becomes defender creating a 1v1 situation.

Progression #1

Introduce a scoring element.

Progression #2

After technique has been accomplished, make large competition, 1v1 Ladders. 60-120 seconds and then winner moves one direction and losser moves the other.

Coaching Points:

1.Apply Pressure.

2.Knees bent and body low (Body Shape/Side On)

3.Make contact first, then win the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Group Defending (2v2/3v3)

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Small Group Defending (2v2/3v3) (20 mins)

Same concept as Individual defending but now adding 2nd defender for Cover.

Activity starts with defenders playing ball to the other side, creating a 2v2 or 3v3 situation.

Coaching Points:

1.Correct pressure on the ball.

2.Angle and Distance of Covering defender/player.

3.Communication and movement between defenders in Pressure/Cover scenario.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Functional 5v4 + GK

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Functional 5v4 + GK (20 mins)

Defenders are going to 2 wide target goals when win ball.

Focusing again on defenders abilty to learn Pressure and Cover roles.

Coaching Points;

1.Pressure, Cover, Balance.

2.Quality of Pressure on the ball.

3.Tactical positioning of other defenders.

4.Counterattack quickly after winning the ball.


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