Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending Squares

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Derek O'Keefe

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Derek O'Keefe
Name: Derek O'Keefe
City: Toronto
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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Defending drill

Aim of team in possession is to put 5 passes together 

After successful 5 passes ball can be transferred to other grid

Aim is for attacking team to get team members into grid quickly 

This encourages quick offensive transition rather than waiting 

Defending team

- press aggressively 

-read pressing cues 

-make play predictable 

-communication throughout 

1 point  for winning ball

Work for 1 min then switch 

progress to allowing in second defender after 5 passes to help 

If ball won look to move ball out of grid, take other teams spot 

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