Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Futsal - Man-Marking

Club Logo

Pro-Club: Loves Football / KHS FC

James Heffernan, Adult Member

Profile Summary

James Heffernan
Name: James Heffernan
City: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Man-marking 1

See the guidance at the top of this page to understand why you are not seeing interactive Football/Soccer images.

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Man-marking 1
Save Image: Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Man-marking 1 Create Video:

Man-marking 1 (10 mins)

Set up:

  • Yellows are trying to score, and blues are defending
  • Create two sessions at once in opposite halves of the field (the extra session is only possible if you have an Assistant)
  • Set out a target area in front of the opposition box
Rules & Scoring:
  • Blues are told who they need to mark and MUST stay with that player when they don't have the ball
  • Yellows win 3 points if they score
  • Blues win 3 points if they can pass the ball and receive it in (or dribble into) the red target area
  • Swap sides after x2 mins
Progressions:
  • Reward attacking with 1 point every time they 'lose' their marker
  • Reward defending team for every x seconds they ALL stay with their marker - start with 5 seconds, and build it up
  • When the group understands the concept, can you create small-sided games across the pitch? 2v2, 3v3 etc to ensure as many kids are active as possible

Arrow Large Line Straight 2px Arrow Medium Right
Shaded Pitch Area

Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

Play animation
Play step-by-step
Repeat (toggle)
Full Screen
Pause
Stop

Back/Forward: Drag timeline button