Drills

Run Out To The Player - 1V1

category: Defending

Soccer Run out to the player - 1v1 Defending Set up a line of defenders on both sides of your 18 yard box and two lines of attackers roughly in lin...

Shadow Defending

category: 1-v-1-skills

Soccer Shadow defending 1 v 1 skills Players are working in pairs. Player 1 dribbles forward and player 2 shadows them, not trying to win the ball bu...

Advancement Of Full Backs Defending

category: Defending

Soccer Advancement of full backs defending Defending Objective: To defend against a winger or opposite full back overlapping Detail: This practice us...

Retreating Defence

category: Defending

Soccer Retreating Defence Defending Objective: Opposed practice developing recovery runs and increase understanding on roles and responsibilities.

Sessions

Dealing with attacking movement

Handle the forwards movement by recognising the forwards patterns and by reading the play to anticipate where the pass and run might go to be able to ...

Breaking the Block

In attack, shift a deep defence and create space with clever movement and proper decision making to exploit a block of defenders.

Pressing in small groups

Press in small groups to develop your teams understanding and feel for the movement when pressing high up the field.

Defending Deep

Stay compact, stay disciplined and protect a lead by defending deep with this session.

Answers

Community Drills

Delivery into box Defending

Start with 2 defenders, numbers depending, 3 groups or 4. Ball played in to a bounce pass and played out wide. The bouncer is one of the defenders. De...

Numbers

each player on each team have a numberkeeper calls out a numberthat number person runs past the cone until the bottokm cones go through them collect t...