Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Team Defending

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James Franklin
Name: James Franklin
City: Pinehurst
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm Up
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Dynamic Warm Up (5 mins)

Dynamic Warm Up (0-5 mins)

(perform excercise to cone B, job back to cone A)

Walking Knee to Chest

Walking Knee to Chest into Lunge

High Knees (max reps) x2

Butt Kicks (max reps) x2

Jog and Open The Gate x2

Jog and Close The Gate x2

Frankensteins x 1

Carioca (trail knee up) 1x each direction

Shuffle into Sprint (half way) 1x each direction

60% Stride/ 70% Stride/ 80% Stride/ 85% Stride


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up 1v1 defending

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Warm up 1v1 defending (10 mins)

Description -

A) 1 ball per pair, each player takes it in turn to drive towards the passive defender opposite and reach the other line. once they are there, switch roles.

B) Defender will become active and attacker tries to get past the defender to the end line.

Technical -- defender needs to think about body shape/angle/distance away from attacker. can we force them to an area? weaker foot?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 v 4 Defending - small sided activity

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4 v 4 Defending - small sided activity (20 mins)

Learning Objectives

To develop pressure, cover and balance

Description

In a square of 20 yard square 4v4.

- attacking team has to roll ball through cones

Coaching Points

- The defending players must communicate and work together, always need presure on the ball. Work behing the ball to offer cover, (covering the angle for the pass) and balance, make sure we do not get beat behind.

- Roles (pressure defendier, cover defender, balancing defender) constantly changes depending on where the ball goes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Team movement

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Team movement (10 mins)

Practice Organisation

Defensive Shape


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending Corners

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Defending Corners (15 mins)

- always send two for short corners

- always two on the post

- always a man in the front post zone area

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Arsenal Set Piece Game

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Arsenal Set Piece Game (20 mins)


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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