Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): GU10 ADP Defending Week 4

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Mohamed Nosarka, Adult Member

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Mohamed Nosarka
Name: Mohamed Nosarka
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Focus on defending principles and tactics in pairs or more players. Emphasis on pressure and recovery and how to delay the play.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up: Rondo

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Warm-up: Rondo (5 mins)

Organization:

Cones set up to create circle to accommodate 10 players on the perimeter

2 defenders in the centre of circle and remainder of players inside of cones

 

Instruction:

Players pass the ball and keep possession from the defenders.

Player who kicks the ball out replaces a defender who has been in longest.

Defender who wins possession takes the place of the attacker who lost the ball.

Switch defenders regularly if defenders don't win possession.

 

Coaching Points:

High Tempo to get warm

Don't stop play to coach.

All players need to get a chance to defend to get warm.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global: 4v4

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Global: 4v4 (20 mins)

Organization

- 15 x 25 or larger, depending on skill of players

- 3 teams of 4 each

- Pinnies for 2 teams

 

Instruction:

- Teams play for two minutes and first to score stays on as the attacking team. After scoring, the team attacks at opposite goal immediately.

- The losing team must leave the field immediately and waiting team must run on to defend immediately.

 

Coaching Emphasis

- Pressure by closest defender

- Pressure, cover, and balance

- Distance between defenders

- Angle of approach


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Analytical: 2v2

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Analytical: 2v2 (15 mins)

Organization

- 2 activity areas with 6 players in each

- One mini goal at one end of the area marked by cones about 2 yards wide

- 2 pairs of attacking players start at one end and 1 pair of defenders begin at goal end

 

Instructions

To start the activity, one defender begins at goal end and the other begins between the 2 centre cones (orange and blue).

The pair of defenders become active as soon as the 2 attackers enter the field of play.

The defender on the outside must run around the blue cone before entering the field of play.

Attackers can only score by dribbling through cones

If defenders win the ball, defenders attempt to score by dribbling ball over attackers goal line.

Next pair of attackers dribble into play immediately and the previous attacking team must defend, with one player running around the blue cone before entering field of play.

 

Coaching Emphasis

- Delay attack to give time for recovery run from supporting defender

- Pressure and cover

- Angle of approach

- Positioning by pressuring defender when playing 2v1


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Global: 7 v 7

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Global: 7 v 7 (20 mins)

Setup:

Indoor turf field.

Supply of balls along the outside and in the goals.

7v7 including 2 GKs

Pinnies and cones

Retreat line marked with cones at one-third

 

Instructions:

LOTG apply, including retreat line.

Minimal coaching required. Coaches only to remind players of playing ball quickly from kick-ins or dribble-ins, and when playing out of the back from the goal keeper. Coaches can use this time to demonstrate to goal keepers how to play quickly from the back and how to move the ball forward on a live ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Cool Down

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Cool Down (5 mins)

Cool Down for 5 minutes


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