Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 9/25 2006b Red - Defending (Start Time: 2017-09-25 00:05:00)

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Meggan Rodrique, Adult Member

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Meggan Rodrique
Name: Meggan Rodrique
City: Hillsborough
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Monday 9/25/17 7pm-8:30pm

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Players: 11

equipment needed:

FOCUSES:

- Role of 2nd defender = Cover the 1st defender

- Angle of support (making sure you are able to stop the penetrative pass/shot)

- Distance of support (making sure that you are able to tackle the attacker immediately if the 1st defender is beaten)

- Open body shape, allows you to see both attackers

- Communication (making sure that you are telling the 1st defender where you want them to force the play)

- Awareness of 2nd attacker

- Quick transition from 2nd to 1st defender if the ball moves

- Quick transition from 1st to 2nd defender (block opportunity to penetrate quickly)

SECONDARY FOCUSES:

- Individual Defending pricnciples

TECHNICAL - defending, pressure

TACTICAL - defending

PHYSICAL - agility, speed, quickness

PSYCHOLOGICAL - decision making, awareness


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ACT1 1 v 1 to goals

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ACT1 1 v 1 to goals (10 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

1 v 1 to goal.

1 Player with the ball passes into opposition player. Attacking player tries to dribble past the defender and pass into goal. If defender wins it, they go to opposite goal.

- Vary start point

- Switch to defend 2 gates

Coaching Points:

3 P's of ind. defending

- Pressure

- Position

- Patience

* Press quickly (fast then slow on approach)

* Sideways on showing them one way

* Wait for mistake / big touch

* Aggressive when decide to win ball using body

* Quick steps to keep balance


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ACT2- 1 v 1 to gate (2v2)

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ACT2- 1 v 1 to gate (2v2) (10 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

- 1 v 1 to gate.

- Player passes in the ball and immediately becomes a defender.

- The attacker has to try and beat the defender and dribble through the gate.

- If the defender steals the ball, the dribble through the endline.

Coaching Points:

3 P's of Ind. defending:

Pressure

Position

Patience

Progression:

2 v 2


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ACT3- Wave Practice with defending

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ACT3- Wave Practice with defending (25 mins)

Wave Practice with defending team

Organization:

Instructions:

- Attacking team start with the ball and try to score in the goal.

- The defending team have to stp the other team from scoring and when they win the ball, they play into the waiting attackers.

- As soon as the waiting attackers receive the ball, they become the attacking team and the previous attacking team switch places with them and be the waiting attacking team.

(The 3 zones are visual aids for the players in terms of how high the pressure should be)

Coaching Points:

- Pressure / Cover / Balance

- Pressuring drops immediately after ball leaves their "zone"

- Pressure quickly when ball is in your "zone"

- Press immediately if attacker has ball in final grid (goal box)

- GK squeezes the field to take away the space behind the defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5 v 5 scrimmage with 5 neutrals

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5 v 5 scrimmage with 5 neutrals (30 mins)

Regular scrimmage with 3 teams of 4 with 1 team on the outside as neutrals.

Coaching Points:

-All previous


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