Drills

Defensive Header - On The Move

category: Technique-video

Soccer Defensive Header - On the move Technique video One player throws the ball to the other player's head. The throw should be slightly in front of...

Retreating Defence

category: Defending

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

Defensive Unit Work

category: Defending

Soccer Defensive Unit Work Defending This drill encourages players to work together in a Defensive unit and is especially relevant for midfield playe...

Touchdown Soccer

category: Conditioned-games

Soccer Touchdown Soccer Conditioned games Two teams try and score by running the ... The defensive players are not allowed to go beyond the line of...

Sessions

Working as a Defensive Unit

Drum in the defensive roles and responsibilities of your players and make sure they understand what you want from them in order to win the ball back a...

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.

Defending for U9s and Below

Teach young players the basics of defending - using games to teach correct body position and pressing the ball to make sure they have fun as they lear...

Answers

Community Drills

3rd player 5v5 game

Game 5v5 (6v6).Setting always with advantage in defense, to build up advantage in offense.Team with ball possession should first pull opponent from ow...

5v7 possession game

2 neutral players always play with the team possessing the ball; the objective is to keep possession of the ball while moving it around the field; pos...

COD Opposing play 2

2 Teams 20x20 Field w/2 same side goalsPlay begins with pass from Player A to Player B with 1touch backPlayer A advances the ball to score on either g...