Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending - Wide Trap

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Matt Brewer
Name: Matt Brewer
City: Seattle
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Gaining Control

Success Criteria -

players will show individual defending with correct body shape

units will idenitfy how to keep the opposition in front and force to wide areas


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Execution Warm Up:

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Execution Warm Up: (15 mins)

10 x 20 area, with a gate on the left side and goal on the opposite.

A passes to B, B must take one touch then try to score in the goal. Defender pressures the ball and denys the goalscoring pass. If B cannot score, they pass back to A, who plays 1v1 with the D and dribbles through the gate.

Progress - can play 2v1, or A gets bonus point for dribbling over the line to opposite side with the goal.

Coaching Points:

body shape to pressure the ball - change of speed, side on, distance to the ball

denying the forward pass

using the sideline as a defender

keeping the game in front

when to press or delay

5 x2.5(1 min rest)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Situational Activity:

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Situational Activity: (20 mins)

Ball starts with 2 attacking players who pass the ball unopposed and must pass the ball into the field past the end zone. After 3 passes if they haven't passed forward they can dribble. attacking team score on the put goals, defending team win possession and score by playing into the end zone.

Change starting points of defender. Defenders have to be on one side of the field.

4x3 minutes (1 min rest)

role of the forward to make play predictable

defending stance to delay the attack

keeping compact with balance

protecting space from passes as well as pressing

cues to press


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional Execution:

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Positional Execution: (20 mins)

Set up as shown, ball starts with the goalkeeper who plays to CB, on the pass the 9 can press. Blue team aim to play into the central zone and score by dribbling through the gate for 1 point. 3 points for scoring in the central goal. Defending team win possession and score on the goal.

Work both sides, change the point system for the goals.

Coaching Points:

Timing of press - on the pass or numbers up

box shape to protect the central pass

angle and distance to force wide and press in correct situation

communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage:

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Scrimmage: (10 mins)

play game to goals or target goals, bonus points for winning the ball in wide or central areas.

set up area and numbers suitable to players.

Coaching points:

previous points

cues of when to press or keep in front

starting points

having control


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