Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defensive Principles

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Mark Purcell
Name: Mark Purcell
City: Comox
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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

Warm Up (25 min)

Juggling (5 min)

RWB (5 min)

Stretch (5 min)

Technical Work (10 min) 10 x's ea. Blue player serves ball to Orange player. Heading, volley with laces both feet, inside of foot both feet, chest to volley, etc.

Coaching Points: Get chest over ball, don't fall away, communication, connect balls to servers hands


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Intial Game

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Intial Game (15 mins)

Expanded Small sided Activity (15 min)

4v4 +4 (2 targets on each side). Teams must score through small goals and connect with target players

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover, stay compact, if attacking team beats pressure-smart foul.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity

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Activity (20 mins)

Pressure Cover Activity (15 min)

Divide the groups in 4s, 2v2's inside, players on the outside perform footwork

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Final Game

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Final Game (25 mins)

Expanded Small sided Activity (15 min)

Divide the field in 3 vertical thirds.After a few minutes instruct defending players to close attacking team into 2/3rds

Cp's-immediate pressure, angle of approach, fake tackles, don't leave your feet, stern tackles, right timing, communicate, pressure cover, stay compact, if attacking team beats pressure-smart foul, keep position when posssession is reattained.


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