Tag: Defending

  • Defending from the Front Functional Practice

    Defending from the Front Functional Practice

    This is the first defending functional practice from the UEFA B Licence Course that I will look at. The topic is Defending front the Front where we will look at how the front players should press to make the opposition play predictable.

  • Defending Session – On Guard (Pressure, Cover, 1v1, 2v2, 4v4

    This session from the Irish FA Level One Course is excellent for U11+ ages and is a good introduction to the basic principles of defending. Session Coaching Points: The session begins with a 1v1 situation where the defending players aim to delay the attacker as long as possible. We then progress to a 2v2 scenario […]