Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): recovery defender

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Screen 1

Organization:

20x20 area

4 corners as shown

each corner has outside cone (blue)

Instructions:

Attacker to dribble inside the next square and set the ball for next player to dribble(stop the ball dead) once attackers sets the ball he must run around outside cone and attempt to beat player in possession by getting inside the other box(recover) before attacker dribbles his ball in it.

Each corner repeat the same.

play 3 min game.

Coaching Points:

quick reaction

get inside the box before an attacker with the ball does

stop the ball dead(sole of the foot)

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 full pressure

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1v1 full pressure

Organization:

20 x 30 area

2 goals

10 y shooting zone

2 teams

Instructions:

blue aim to get from their starting point to the goal on the left (diagonal) and yellow score the opposite side goal.

Yellow player starts as defender and tries to prevent the blue player to score the goal.

As soon as blue player shoots on goal(either succesful or not) he becomes the defender (has quickly to recover because as soon as he takes the shot on goal next yellow player in line starts dribbling to score)

You can only shoot on goal withing the shooting zone marked with red.

if defender wins the ball he has to drive (dribble ) it into the box marked with tall cones

Points : if you score a goal than 1 point if defender dribbles into the box he gets 3 points

Count points as a team or individually.

Coaching Points:

quick reaction

recover quickly

quick transition from attack to defense

angle of the run

delay or quick pressure

force an attacker towards the side to use sideline as second defender

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): conditioned game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): conditioned game
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conditioned game

Organization:

as shown

4 outside cones(red)

2 goals

30x45

Instructions:

4v4+gk`s

each team starts with 5 0r 6 sodder balls by their net (soccer balls are there to quickly restart the play)

no corners in this game

After player in possession takes a shot on goal he must run around one of the 2 outside cones before he can come back in the game(recovery run).

After the shot is take the other team quickly restarts to have numerical advantage while opponent`s player recovers

play 3 - 4 min game.

Coaching Points:

defending team delay an opponent for your teammate to recover

quick decision making

quick recovery - preferably to the covering or balancing position depending on scenario

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free play

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Free play

Organization:

Instructions:

depending on numbers

Coaching Points:

Very limited coaching

Just observation and taking notes

Progressions:


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