Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defending as an Individual, Pair and Unit

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Paul Iannaccone
Name: Paul Iannaccone
City: Bury
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Coaching Defensive Principles working as an individual, pair and unit.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Principles of Defending

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1v1 Principles of Defending (20 mins)

1v1 Principles of Defending

- Sprint

- Slow Down

- Side On

- Steal

- Body Shape

- Tackling


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 Principles of Defending

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2v2 Principles of Defending (20 mins)

2v2 Principles of Defending

- Recap 4 S's

- Press

- Cover

- Communication

- Passing on when appropriate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3v3 Principles of Defending

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3v3 Principles of Defending (20 mins)

3v3 Principles of Defending

- Recap 4 S's

- Press

- Cover

- Balance

- Communication

- Passing on when appropriate

- Tucking around when on weak side

- See player and see ball

- Stay a compact unit


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (20 mins)

5v5 Principles of Defending in a Small Sided Game

- Recap 4 S's

- Press

- Cover

- Balance

- Communication

- Passing on when appropriate

- Tucking around when on weak side

- See player and see ball

- Stay a compact unit

- Delay

- Close passing lines off


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Half-Pitch Phase

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Half-Pitch Phase (40 mins)

9v9 Phase of Play.

Pressing from the front in a 4-3-3 against a 4-4-2

Key Points

- Wingers start narrow to invite ball wide

- Wingers press full-back and show outside

- Fullbacks get ready to press winger aggressively when ball travels down line

- Centre-forward denies pass back in centre-back

- Midfield shift goal-side and ball-side


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