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Defending Drills

As much as attacking and scoring goals is vital if your team cannot defend, it's game over. Improve your defenders' jockeying, positioning and tactica...


Overloading Attack

category: Conditioned-games

Soccer Overloading attack Conditioned games The pitch set up has a defending zone and an attacking zone, divided by a midfield channel. 2 defenders...

1 Vs 2 Attacking A Goal

category: Defending

Soccer 1 vs 2 Attacking A Goal Defending Two players line up on opposite sides of the grid to each other, with a third player placed between them i...

1 Vs. 1 Channelling

category: Defending

Soccer 1 Vs. 1 Channelling Defending Two teams line up side by side behind their cones. When the ... 1 vs 2 Attacking A Goal Drill Thumbnail View t...

Defensive Pressure

category: Defending

Soccer Defensive Pressure Defending Play 3 v 3 in the middle area with goalkeepers stationed in each of the goals. Balls are placed around the fiel...

Web Videos

Counter attacking & defending

This on field session was presented by by Ritchie Wilson of the Scottish Soccer Association at the Pacific Soccer Coaching Conference 2015.



Community Drills

Attacking and Defending - Phase One

3 defenders defend the goal. Four players are located on cones on the outside and have to pass it between themselves to create an opportunity to score...

Defending Transition

In a 2 vs 1 situation. PLayer 1 (Red) must attacked the blue teams goal. Blue team must defend their goal, once taking ball can start to attack red te...

Dealing with crosses under pressure

IPP session involving 4-8 people. Outfielders can also work on certain areas of attacking and defending.Have one passive attacker about 3m off th...