Drills

1 Vs. 1 Channelling

category: Defending

Two teams line up side by side behind their cones. When the player with the ball sets off to run around the cone the drill is live.

The play...

3 V 3 V 3

category: Conditioned-games

Station 6 players in 2 teams of 3 in 1/3 of the area and 3 players in 1 team in the other 1/3.

The ball starts in the area at the top of the...

Defensive Unit Work

category: Defending

This drill encourages players to work together in a Defensive unit and is especially relevant for midfield players.

Set up 3 areas in a line:...

Overloading

category: Conditioned-games

The pitch set up has a defending zone and an attacking zone, divided by a midfield channel.

The defending zone and attacking zone have ...

Web Videos

How to - defend like a pro

This video is basically talking about the basic fundamentals on how to defend in football, and how to improve your technique, by manipulating and impr...

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Sessions

Playing the ball out from the back

Don't hoof the ball and play route one football. Teach your defenders to dribble, pass and look forward for options to start the new attack.

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Community Drills

Alley Soccer 2 v 1

Cones 20 x 25 Yards Long by 15-20 Yards Wide (adjust width and length depending on age, and skill level. Be willing to make adjustments mid sess...

Pressure Game

9 reds v 7 blues. 7 blues shooting in to big goal. Ball starts with yellow GK and must be played through a defensive player. Once re...

Combination Shooting FInishing Drill

SetupUsing half of the soccer field, place a keeper in the goal.About 18 yards from goal, set two cones about 5 yards apart that are placed perpendicu...

L2 IMPROVE DEFENSIVE PRESSING

:PROGRESSIONCAN LEAVE YOUR BOX TO PRESS THE OFFSIVE PLAYER IN OPPESITE BOX.CAN LEAVE BOX TO SHUFFLE OVER TO NEXT BOX TO COVER FOR PRESSING PLAYERNEARE...