Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Mini Kick: Castle Defenders

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Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 10 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Castle Defenders

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Castle Defenders
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Castle Defenders (15 mins)


1. 20 x 20 yard area set up as shown

2. 12 players (8 attackers, 4 defenders) set up as shown

3. 8 balls


1. The castle defenders have to protect the castles (cones) from being knocked down by the wrecking balls

2. The wrecking balls have to flatten all the castles as quickly as they can

3. The castle defenders have to try and kick the wrecking balls away from the castle, the further the better!

Coaching Points:

1. Look for the open castles

2. Keep the wrecking ball close to you


1. P – The castle defenders have brought in a friend, the “castle rebuilder” (coach) who runs around and rebuilds the knocked down castles

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