Football/Soccer Session (U7): SSG - 'man marking' (Start Time: 2013-11-09 19:50:00)

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Derek Evans, Adult Member

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Derek Evans
Name: Derek Evans
City: Cardiff
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Small sided game to introduce getting away from 'markers' and creating 1 v 1's

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - 'man marking'

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SSG - 'man marking' (15 mins)


30 x 20 m pitch with mini goals at each end.

4 v 4, with one ball

No goalkeepers


Normal rules apply apart from:

Players are paired against each other in number (i.e. 1/1; 2/2; etc)

Only the opposing number can tackle you (i.e. only player 1 on the red team can tackle player 1 on the blue team, etc)

Remainder of opposition can only 'jockey' to slow you down or take the ball from you if it's miscontrolled

Key learning points;

Learning to get away from somone 'marking' you

Creating 1 v 1's where you can use skills to take your opposite player on

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Shaded Pitch Area

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