Football/Soccer Session (U11): Defending 1v1

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Nicolas Pretelt , Adult Member

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Nicolas Pretelt
Name: Nicolas Pretelt
City: hamilton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1

Organization:

1) 4v2 or 4v1

2) 12x12

Instructions:

1. Rondo 4v2

2. Working with 1st defender: Closest to ball -

Coaching Points:

1.Get to ball quickly

2. Slow down as you approach

3. Delay or Direct

Progressions:


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

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Screen 2

Organization:

1. 20 x 10 yard area set up as shown

2. 3 players (1 Attacker, 1 Defender, 1 Server) set up as shown

3. 1 ball

Instructions:

1. The defending player in the middle starts the exercise by passing the ball into the attacking player on one of the two end lines

2. Once the pass has been received the defending player runs in to close down the attacker

3. The attacker must attempt to score by dribbling the ball through the small goal on the opposite end line

4. A point is scored for a successful dribble or tackle

5. The defending player then repeats the exercise by playing to the second attacker

6. Rotate the defending player every 5 attempts

Coaching Points:

1. Close down quickly

2. Angle of approach to make play predictable

3. Slow down as you approach the attacker

4. Bend the knees, stay sideways on to the ball

5. Prepare for next action - Delay or Tackle

Progressions:

1. P – Allow defending players to go to goal if they win the ball

3. R – Allow defenders to close down as soon as they make the pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Organization:

1. 30x30 divided in 3 equal channels

2. 3v3

Instructions:

1. 3v3 regular game

2. Attackers: can you find the open player or the 1v1 fast to go goal

3.

Coaching Points:

1. 1sr Defender: Delay and Direct

2. When to commit - Bad touche, pass back, head down

3. Starting Position: Deny penetration, Close enough to pressure

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Organization:

1. Full field

2. 2 lines to create wide channels as shown

3. Positions + Formations

Instructions:

1. Regular game

2. To score build up must be in one of the wide channels

3. when Possible open the field, find open player and create 1v1 and 2v1

Coaching Points:

1. Attackers: Possession vs penetration

without forcing when can we find the open player and go to goal

3rd attacker - create passing lanes to provide width

Progressions:

2v1 on the sides

Free Play


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