Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): ONE ON ONE DEFENSIVE DRILL

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Eddie Wallace

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Eddie  Wallace
Name: Eddie Wallace
City: Nenagh
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Intensive One on One defensive drill.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 on 1 Defensive Drill

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1 on 1 Defensive Drill (15 mins)

Method:

  • 1 GK and remaining players divided into two groups.  Alternate if more than 1 GK.
  • The two groups line up with alternative coloured bibs, in this case red and blue. Approximately 20m from goal.
  • Cones to limit space available for the drill.
  • 1st blue player is allowed a free shot at the keeper. 
  • That first Blue player immediately becomes a defender with the next red player attempting to score. One on One scenario
  • That Red player player on completion then becomes a defender facing the next blue player.
  • Repeat x 3 rotations and 1 30 second rest in between.  Repeat again.


Coaching Points:

Improves reaction time to assume a defensive position.

Side on defensive position and pushing the strikers wide from goal.

Strikers working hard to make space for a shot.

Shot saving drill for the goalkeepers 


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