Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Pressing

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David Plant
Name: David Plant
City: Shirebrook
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (5 mins)

3v3 scenario focusing on pressing in the final third of the pitch.

Unopposed session to begin focusing on positional play.

Attacking team keep possesion playing the ball around, intervene in play to demonstrate defensive positions.

Coaching factors:

Body position side on defelcting play away from danger

Quick response to close down the play

Keep arms length distance from attacker

Delay attacking team from gaining on defensive goal

Closest to the ball applies pressure, next defender covers, remaining defender provides balance and cuts off threat


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill (10 mins)

Continue with same set up, however play is now opposed so tackles can be made.

Roate players so everyone has a turn at defending

Coaching factors:

Body position side on defelcting play away from danger

Quick response to close down the play

Keep arms length distance from attacker

Delay attacking team from gaining on defensive goal

Closest to the ball applies pressure, next defender covers, remaining defender provides balance and cuts off threat

Make a challenge


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Progression

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Skill Progression (10 mins)

Progress session by giving the defensive team a challenge.

If the defensive team can force the attackers to thwide areas and past the cones, they will win the point. First to 5 points wins the game

Coaching factors:

Body position side on defelcting play away from danger

Quick response to close down the play

Keep arms length distance from attacker

Delay attacking team from gaining on defensive goal

Closest to the ball applies pressure, next defender covers, remaining defender provides balance and cuts off threat

Make a challenge


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (25 mins)

Small sided game

Play regulation rules for game realism

Pick out coaching factors during game situation


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