Defending Sessions

Clearances Diagram

Clear It!

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: 1. Server plays multiple balls in and around the 18 yard box. 2. Player must clear the ball as hard and high as he can down the field.

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Defending Headers Diagram

Coach 2 CBs on Defending Headers

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Set up as per diagram: Attacking team is sets up with 1 winger, 1 striker and 2 attacking midfielders. Defending team with GK, LB, and 2 CB’s. 3 target players (T) are set up as per diagram.

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1v1 Transition Diagram

1v1 Transition

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: -Attackers attempt to create a quality scoring chance via 1v1. -After they shoot they switch to role of defender as the next man is already coming down the pitch (1v1 transition). -Defenders collect the ball and go to the back of the Attackers line. …

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2v2 Transition Diagram

2v2 Transition Game

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions Players play a 2v2 transition game. When a goal is scored the defenders are out and two new players join, attacking the team that has just scored. Coaching Points: 2v2 Transition Attacking: Dispersal. Open up the field long and wide. Angles of support (provide …

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4v3 Diagram

4v3 Defending

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions Instruct the attackers to exploit their numerical advantage and finish with a shot on goal. Defenders should attempt to break-down the attack and will gain experience in how to cover a one-down situation (4v3 defending). Defensive players should complete a pass to the coach …

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