Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): 2009BR - Week 8 - Defending - Pressure, Cover (Start Time: 2017-10-16 16:00:00)

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Max DuBane, Adult Member

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Max DuBane
Name: Max DuBane
City: Jersey City
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Learning Outcomes:

1. Reviewing the job of the pressuring defender.

2. Work on the movement and recognition when transitioning from pressure cover.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warm Up

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Technical Warm Up (15 mins)

Organization:

-10 by 20 yards

-Two teams

Instructions:

-Players press nearest ball and hold defensive position until covering defender directs the pressing player to press next ball.

-2nd defender gives specific instructions to 1st defender, "show inside" or "show outside".

Coaching Points:

-Angle, speed and distance of approach.

-Deny space and penetration.

-Provide clear and specific instructions from 2nd defender to 1st defender.

-Open body stance when showing player inside.

-Closed body stance when showing player on the outside.

Progressions:

-Allow second defender to decide upon command.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Semi Opposed

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Technical Semi Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

-Six players per area workig in pairs.

-Two on either side of middle line.

-Semi opposed played in red rectangle. Fully oppossed in blue rectangle.

Instructions:

-Two middle players pass the ball between themselves 4 times, holding for 3 seconds.

-After the 4th pass the middle players have the choice to continue passing or attack one of the goals, playing 2v2 with the team on the side they attack.

-Rotate middle teams every 90 seconds.

Coaching Points:

-Movement as ball travels.

-Transistion between 1st and 2nd defender quickly.

-Second defender's role:

1. Cover 1st defender if he gets beat on the dribble.

2. Transition from second defender to first defender if the ball is passed.

3. Communicate with first defender which directin to force play.

R: Shadow play.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Opposed

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Technical Opposed (25 mins)

Organization:

-10x20 field.

-3 teams of 2.

-1 ball

Instructions:

-Defending team passes to attacking team to start activity.

-Team that scores stays attacking.

-Team the loses comes off.

-If no one scores, team that's been on longest comes off, new team attacks.

Coaching Points:

-Speed and angle of approach by 1st defender should forcer attacker one direction (communicated by second defender).

-Angle and distance by 2nd defender (cover).

-Ability to change roles quickly and correctly.

-Correct moment to tackle.

-Communicatoin between defenders.


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

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Conditioned Game (30 mins)

Organization:

1.40 x 25 yard area set up as shown

2.12 players (2 teams of 6, 1 player resting from each team) set up as shown

3.1 ball (Additional around the outside)

Instructions:

1.Teams play 2v2 in each half of the field

2.Players are restricted to move and play only within their zone

3.Any player is permitted to score

4.Normal restart rules apply (thrown-ins, goal kicks, and corners)

5.Rotate in resting players at set time intervals

Coaching Points:

1.Speed and angle of approach should force attacker into cover

2.Angle and distance of 2nd defender

3.Ability to change roles quickly and correctly

4.2nd defender needs to keep both attackers in view

5.Communicate to 1st defender

6.Transition to attack

Progressions:

P – Take away restriction zones and play 4v4

R – Allow free pass out of defense at the point of transition


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