Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defensive Principles - Delay, Body Position & Speed (Start Time: 2016-10-11 18:30:00)

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Drew Munro, Adult Member

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Drew  Munro
Name: Drew Munro
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Fast Feet, Fast Slow

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Fast Feet, Fast Slow (10 mins)

ALL STATIONS

Fast Feet, Fast Slow (Physical Literacy) - 10 Minutes

Organization

- 2 cone triangle closest to players

- 2 cones 10 feet out progressively from triangle

Instructions

- coach shouts a combination of numbers in triangle - 2-3-1, 3-1-2-1

- on completion of combination player sprints to middle cone, then jogs to end cone, before turning and jogging to back of line

Coaching Points

- low centre of gravity

- sideways body shape

- quick steps


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Delay, Body Position & Speed 1

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Delay, Body Position & Speed 1 (15 mins)

STATION 1

Delay, Body Position & Speed 1 - 15 minutes

Organization

- 20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

- 4 players (2 Teams of 2) set up as shown, progressive lines

- 1 ball (additional around the outside)

Instructions

- players run out to the middle to press the ball

- 1st defender closes down the ball

- 2nd defender provides cover and support

- the middle cone is there to indicate when 1st defender should slow down and get low

- on the command of switch given by the covering player the defenders change roles

Coaching Points

- speed and angle of approach should force attacker into cover

- angle and distance of 2nd defender

- ability to change roles quickly and correctly


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Delay, Body Position & Speed 2

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Delay, Body Position & Speed 2 (15 mins)

STATION 2

Delay, Body Position & Speed 2 - 15 minutes

Organization

- 20 x 10 yard area set up as shown

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

- 1 ball

Instructions

- the attacking player positioned on the end line starts the exercise with a pass into the centrally positioned attacker

- as the pass is made the defending player comes into close down the attacker

- the attacker must attempt to score by dribbling the ball over the end line the defender has just come from

- points are scored for a successful tackle

- forwards rotate positions after each attempt

- defenders have five attempts before changing with an attacking player

Coaching Points

- close down quickly as the ball travels

- slow down as you approach the attacker

- get touch tight – prevent the attacker from turning

- mirror the attacker’s feet


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

STATION 3

SSG (15 minutes), interventions coaching Delay, Body Position only

- 8v8

- No GK (GK plays centre back to develop distrubution skills)

- Goal has to be scored from inside the box

- Offside rule is played


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