Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): DEFEND SPACE (START)

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Steve Jones, Adult Member

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Steve Jones
Name: Steve Jones
City: Wrexham
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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DEFENDING THE SPACE- FUNCTION


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OBJECTIVE

DEFENDING THE SPACE BEHIND FUNCTION, NOT FULL WIDTH OF PITCH

USE 3/4PITCH, BLUES TO TRY AND PLAY THROUGH DEFENCE INTO SPACE

TO ACHIVE THIS OBJECTIVE

5 MINUTES OF GAME KEEP IT SIMPLE 6V5 OUTFIELD PLAYERS, CAN YOU GET THE BALL BEHIND THE DEFENCE AND GO FOR GOAL, STRIKERS TO GET HIGH ONTO THE DEFENDERS

DEFENDERS GET THE BALL AWAY INTO SPECIFIC CORNERS

START WITH THE GK TAKING A KICK FROM THE FLOOR, TO A CORNER

THE FULL BACKS PUSH UP AS IF IN GAME SITUATION

NARROW THE PITCH OFF, OTHERWISE THE ATTACKERS CAN JUST MOVE IT OUT, OR PASS IT BEHIND, AT LEAST ALLOW THE COACHING OF THE GK AND DEFENDERS.

THEY CAN SHOOT IF THEY CAN GET INTO THE AREA,NO SHOTS UNLESS THE ATTACKING SIDE ARE ABLE TO GET BEHIND THE SPACE BEHIND THE DEFENDERS.

FULL BACKS COME BACK TO DEFEND ONCE BALL IS WITH OPPOSITION

THE OPPOSITION WILL LOOK TO TRAVEL TOWARDS THE GOAL

JUST LET THEM PLAY, ENJOY IT, ITS MEANT TO BE FUN, BALL GOES OUT START AGAIN FROM GOAL KEEPER


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2ND 5 MINUTES LOOK AT THE COACHING POINTS

COACHING POINTS

LOOK AT THE GK POSITION IN RELATION TO THE BALL, EDGE OF AREA AS BALL OTHER END OF PITCH.

READING THE PASS,

ORGANISING THE DEFENCE

DEFENCE NARROW TO FORCE THE PLAYER OUT, CAN WE RETURN THE BALL TO THE GK FOR SAFETY

COMMUNICATION

FULL BACKS COME BACK TO DEFEND ONCE BALL IS WITH OPPOSITION

THE OPPOSITION WILL LOOK TO TRAVEL TOWARDS THE GOAL

STRIKERS TO MOVE AROUND CREATING SPACE

DEFENDERS TO MOVE, PASS THEM TO OTHERS, TALKING, PROTECT THE SPACE

LOOK AT DISTANCE BETWEEN DEFENSIVE PLAYERS, BODY SHAPE, ALWAYS LOOKING, LISTENING


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INCREASE THE ATTACKING SIDE

BRING MORE PLAYERS INTO THE SITUATION, OVERLOAD ADVANTAGE, MAKES IT 7V6

MORE SPACE CREATED

HOW IS THIS DEALT WITH ? PUSH UP , RETURN TO DEFENSIVE LINE

BRING IN SECOND MIDFIELD PLAYER, TO EVEN UP

OBSERVE THE PLAY

IF NEED BE, INTRODUCE CONES TO HELP THE DEFENDERS CONCENTRATE ON DEFENSIVE AREAS


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PROGRESS TO A SMALL SIDE GAME OF 9V9 ON 3/4 PITCH, NO CONDITIONS

NO NARROW AREAS, AS IT BECOMES CROWDED

STARTS WITH FORMATION OF1-4-3-1

ENCOURAGE THE DEFENCE TO PUSH UP, MID TO JOIN THE STRIKER, AND INTO SPACE, FULL BACKS PUSHING UP, THIS SHOULD CREATE SPACE BEHIND, HOW DOES THE GK DEAL WITH IT ?

COME OUT AS A SWEEPER ?

ORGANISE THE DEFENCE / MID TO REDUCE THIS OBSERVE AGAIN FOR 5 MINUTES, INTRODUCE A CONDITION, IF NO PROGRESS AFTER 5 PASSES, THEN BALL HAS TO BE PLAYED OVER THE DEFENSE (BALL OVER THE TOP)

THIS MAKES THE GK ALWAYS BE AWARE, YOU CAN COUNT THE PASSES.

PROBLEMS

OVER CROWDING, MEANS NO BALLS GET THROUGH INTO SPACE, AS THEY CLOSE EACH OTHER DOWN, SO LIMIT PASSES, THEN A BALL HAS TO BE RELEASED AS DISCUSSED.

BOREDOM OF GOALKEEPER, MAKE IT FUN, ENJOY IT

LACK OF UNDERSTANDING ? BE CLEAR WITH INSTRUCTIONS


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