Monday, 21 June 2010

Role of the 1st Defender

Objective: To provide opportunities for players to slow down attackers

Warm Up:
Ball Work - Multiple Scissors demonstrated here, Tick Tock demonstrated here, Side Drag Rolls demonstrated here.

Work in small groups:
First defender - Using a single pugg goal to allow for continual repetiton for defenders in a 1v1 situation and an end product. Change teams to ensure all the squad plays as a defender.

Similar to the game demonstrated below

Work in small areas: Attack vs Defence - Game played for five minutes before swapping over players with the attacking team continually receiving balls from the coach.

Group Work: Normal Match – Focus on skills used in the session, role of the 1st defender.

Follow this with a game of Bulldog time allowing.

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