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.
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 […]