Offense, Defense, Midfield
To teach defensive extend and recovery.
Description of Drill-Execution
Coach throws a lob pass to one of the two offensive players (X). The defenders (D) must correctly approach the ball and then recover to the inside once their man has passed the ball to another offensive player.
- Defensive Footwork
- Sliding and Crashing
- Denying cuts and passes defensively
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Add an extra offensive player as an outlet pass. Attack the goal from multiple locations. Allow it to become a 1v1 with the offensive player shooting should he beat the defender.