Football/Soccer Session (U12): MSC Individual Defending

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Taylor Kostrzewa, Adult Member

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Taylor Kostrzewa
Name: Taylor Kostrzewa
City: Maple Shade Township
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Warm up (10 mins)

Organization:

10x12 with a 2 yard endzone

Instructions:

Attackers try to dribble into the endzone. On attackers 1st touch defenders close down attacker and try to keep them from getting into the endzone.

Coaching Points:

Speed at which the defender closes down the attacker.

Angle of approach from the defender (taking away the part of the endzone closest to the attacker)

Body positioning when approaching the attacker

Jockey defender until close to the zone or until a bad touch occurs

Recovery if beaten by the attacker

Use of sideline as a second defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed

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

Organization:

15x10

Instructions:

Attacking player tries to score on PUG goal (1pt) or dribble through the gate (3pts). Defenders try to prevent the attacker from scoring any points.

Coaching Points:

Speed at which the defender closes down the attacker.

Angle of approach from the defender (taking away the gate and forcing the attacker to pass)

Body positioning when approaching the attacker

Jockey defender until close to the target or until a bad touch occurs

Recovery if beaten by the attacker

Use of sideline as a second defender

Progression

Have the attackers start closer to the goal which is now worth 3 points and the gate is worth 1.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Activity

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Main Activity (30 mins)

Organization:

30x20

Instructions:

3v3

1 point if goal is scored on goal

2 points if ball is dribbled through gates

Coaching Points:

Speed at which the defender closes down the attacker.

Angle of approach from the defender (taking away the gate and forcing the attacker to pass)

Body positioning when approaching the attacker

Jockey defender until close to the target or until a bad touch occurs

Recovery if beaten by the attacker

Use of sideline as a second defender

Correct area of the field when pressuring the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Unrestricted Game

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Unrestricted Game (30 mins)

Organization:

30x20

Instructions:

3v3 to goals

Coaching Points:

Game like coaching points with more focus or invididual ddefending


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