Football Drill Demonstration

Description

1st and second Defender

Unopposed 2v2. Attacking team passes the ball back and forth. Defending team works on 1st and 2nd defender. This is repetitive and done a speed. Work for 60 seconds and switch. 3 rounds for each group and move on. Each time must get better! Praise pair that works the hardest and have them demonstrate.

Key points:

- communication

- As ball travels - players drop and step.

- Do not get caught square (straight line defending)

Coaching points

• Marking positions.
• Challenging & pressurising opponent in possession.
• Showing opponents into agreed areas or positions
in middle third.
• Preventing penetrating through passes.
• Covering the pressing player.
• Achieving (& maintaining) compactness both centrally & wide.

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