Defending Sessions

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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3v3 Tournament Diagram

3v3 Tournament

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: Classic 3v3 tournament with a group stage, final four and a finals. Players cannot defend inside the crease. Kick-ins when the ball goes out. 7 minute matches. Coaching Points: 3v3 Quick on transition. Stay compact while defending. Protect the middle. Movement off the ball …

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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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1v2 Defending Diagram

1v2 Defending

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: 1)The defenders pass the ball to the attacker to begin the 1v2 defending scenario.2) The attacker comes down the pitch trying to score a goal.3) The defenders attempt to deny they player from dribbling through the grid.Can progress to a 2v2 or 2v3.* Coaching …

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2v2 Defending Diagram

2v2 Defending

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: 1)Defenders passes ball to furthest attacker (roll out) to begin the 2v2 defending sequence. 2)Attackers try and score a goal. 3)Defenders attempt to prevent a goal from being scored. If they win the ball they can dribble up field across the finish line. Coaching …

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