Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): U10 Boys B3: S1 - Defending

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Am-Club: Edmonton Scottish

David McCarthy, Adult Member

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David McCarthy
Name: David McCarthy
City: Edmonton
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defn WU

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Players jog around one with a ball and one without, when coach calls STOP, players must quickly close down an opponent with the ball; switch roles

 

Progression: 1) When coach calls GO player with the ball attempt to get through a gate before they are tackled 2) Star jump everytime your defenders stops you from scoring


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

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1 v 1

Coach passes ball into attacker who goes 1 v 1 with defender and attempts to score on one of two small goals. If defender wins ball they counter to goal at opposite end.

 

Progression -

a) Change position of defender to the side of the grid

b) Defender position stars at corner of grid parallel to attacker

 

Coaching Points:

1) Quick-quick-slow (pressure quickly slowing up as you approach attacker)

2) Cut field off by shepparding player to weaker side

3) Eyes on ball wait for moment to step in


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1st Defender -Act #1

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Activity Organization

15 x 15 Grid with a 5 yard ball movement zone. Two groups of players defenders split into two lines

Instruction & Detail

Two attacking players pass ball back and forth and when one play dribbles inside the grid (Outside of shaded area) they play 1 v 1. Players attempt to dribble over end line for a point. If defender wins the ball they play to target player at opposite end

 

Progression(s)

a) Players can pass ball into grid for teammate to go 1 v 1

Key Coaching Points

a) Close space - quick quick slow under control

b) Low centre of gravity

c) Sheppard player to one area of field (cut field in 1/2)

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1st Defender -Act #2

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Activity Organization

15 x 15 Grid with a 5 yard ball movement zone. Two groups of players defenders split into two lines

Instruction & Detail

Attacking player may choose to play backwards to teammate and both attacking and defending player leaves grid for two new players to play 1 v 1

 

Progression(s)

Players can play 2 v 2

 

Key Coaching Points

a) Body sideways on

 

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG Final

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Set Up: Two teams of 5 field players(players choose shape), supply of balls around field, off-side lines at top of each Penalty Area

 

Instructions: Play a 5 aside soccer game using soccer rules. Players play man marking

 


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