Sheffield United have brought a new style of Football to the Premier League in 2019/20. The key to their success is their defensive organisation without the ball. All players know their role without the ball and this makes them so difficult to break down. Doing this work defensively will mean the team doesn?t have to work as hard at the other end of the pitch to win games.
What's in the session?
This session is focused around defending principles without the ball.
Players will understand how to remain in shape, combat being out of possession and stop the opposition creating goal scoring opportunities.
We will look at how to set up compact & narrow, pressing both individually & in packs, and screening and sliding defensively.
The session is aimed at players U14+.
The key drill to focus is the Small Sided Channel Game.
To develop players' understanding of their roles and responsibilities when out of possession - in regards to team shape and organisation.
We all know that goals win games in football, so in just 6 drills this easy to use session improves your team's 1v1 confidence, attacking passing and counter-attacking ability
To develop and enhance players knowledge and understanding of transition play from attack - defence, and defence - attack.
To develop and enhance players knowledge of how to keep possession effectively in all areas of the pitch in order to exploit the opposition and create goal scoring opportunities.
To develop players understanding, knowledge and application around attacking principles when the opposition are either in or out of balance.
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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