Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Block 6 - Team Defending (Start Time: 2019-07-10 21:35:00)

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Am-Club: Oakville Soccer Club

Carlos Nunes, Adult Member

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Carlos Nunes
Name: Carlos Nunes
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Team Defending


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Warm up (5 mins)

Organization:

- Break players into pairs

- Each pair with a soccer ball

 

Activity:

-Passive Defending

-Players to dribble ball to one side of the field

-Defensive player to "jockey" passively

-Players to switch at end

- Each player to go 3 times

 

Coaching Points:

-Eye on the ball at all times

- Weight on back foot

- Touch Distance

- Knees bent/good balance

 

 

 

 

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - 3 v 3 and 2 v 2

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SSG - 3 v 3 and 2 v 2 (15 mins)

Organization:

 

- Break Pine Glen field into 4 smaller fields

- Break players into teams of 3 players

- 3 v 3 or 2 v 2 depending on the numbers

 

Activity

- 3v3 game with the players encouraged to defend as a team.

- Players press to advantage of a bad first touch

- If player has back to goal ensure that they cant get out or force them to play back.

 

Coaching Points

 

- Communication - Initial Pressing player needs to communicate "I'VE GOT BALL".

- Focus on shape - Defend as a team - Ensure always goal side

- Reset shape if player passes ball and there is a new pressing player.

- Ensure you're making recovery runs to support defensive shape


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 v 2; 3 v 2

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2 v 2; 3 v 2 (20 mins)

Organization

-See diagram for equipment and set-up

-Start with 2 v 2 and progress to 3 v 2. Diagram shows a 3 v 2 scenario

 

Activity

- Coach to pass ball to one of the attacking players.

- As coach is making the pass the attacking players are to open up and create space

- Defenders can start moving as ball is travelling to the net.

- Attacking player to try and score on big net.

- If defenders win ball they can score on either small net

- Ensure you are rotating players through offense and defense.

 

-Coaching Points

 

- Defending players to communicate to each other as to "has ball" and who has "support".

- Force player to outside to take angle way from shot- Show player outside and dont let them come inside.

- If attacking players pass the ball; players to switch roles where one presses ball and other player provides support.

 

Progression:

 

- Switch to 3 v 2

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

SSG 6 v 6 (15 mins)

Set up

- Break Pine Glen field into 2 small fields

- Break players into teams of 6 players

- One small net on each side

- Create 3 channels by laying down cones across the field as displayed. Do not put as many cones so it doesnt interfere with the ball.

Activity

- Players will play a standard 6v6 game.

- The defending team will only defend two channels if the ball goes out wide (i.e. to the outside channel).

- If attacking team has the ball in channel 1. The defending team will only defend channels 1 and 2.

 

Coaching Points

- Press the player with the ball

- Stay goal side at all times

- Wide players tuck in to provide support

 

Progression

- Remove channels and hopefully players will continue defending channels.


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