Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Phase of play Defending with a T2A

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Ken Kiernan, Adult Member

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Ken Kiernan
Name: Ken Kiernan
City: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1 (25 mins)

Method:

  • Area Half pitch plus 15m with sides cut off 
  • White team start with the ball in a 1-2-3-3 and attemt to score in the red goal
  • Red team remain compact and attempt to score quickly in transition as soon as they win the ball 
  • Ball restarts with Red keeper on most occasions however coach change where to restart depending on flow of session 
  • Coach in the flow - freeze and natural stoppages 
  • 2 goals given to a crossed goal  

Coaching Points:

  • Midfield 3 and back 4 remain compact and close gaps to the middle
  • CBs hold line and scan gap between them and midfielders 
  • With the ball in wide areas - full backs press hard as ball is played 
  • Communication between CM and FB if the White winger and midfielders rotate 
  • CM follow underlapping run 
  • CBs and opposite FB shift across and monitor body shape to observe and react to white runs 
  • Gk ready to claim cross 
  • Quickly T2A


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Pitch Line 1
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