Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Back 4 Defending

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Frankie LaManna
Name: Frankie LaManna
City: Pittsburgh
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Back four work on positioning as the ball is swung through the middle players. As the ball goes wide, back four work on recovery runs while the players in blue look to attack the goal.

Communication and passing players on is vital as well as positioning and body shape.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
Opening the foot to play balls out.
Technical Physical
Using body to seal off attacker.

Warm up (20 mins)

Players work side to side for a minute establishing body positioning and using the instep to play ball back to coach. Each defensive player works for a minute. Progression, players act as targets moving around the midline. Players try to hit the target with their instep.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Part 2
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Part 2 (20 mins)

Blue passes the ball among the middle three. Red steps and shifts positionally as if they were defending them. As soon as blue plays ball wide, red works on recovery runs while blue attack the goal.

Prog: add a 9 in the red square for blue.


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

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Part 3 (20 mins)

Similarly to Part 2, blue moves the ball around the top of the D. As the ball gets shifted, red must step to get in the line of the shot. Red also look to deny penetrating pass into blue 9. When the ball goes wide, red must pick up marks for the cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (25 mins)

6v6+2. Teams look to talk and communicate defensively as well as pick up runners when the ball goes into the neutral wide players. The ball must go wide before a shot (can come back into middle).


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