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Compact Defending

13-03-2014 Defending 11vs11 Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Coach team how to compact the field and prevent opportunities to penetrate. Reduce the space between lines as an 11 man unit and learn how to slide and shift to...

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Back 4 Zonal Positioning

05-03-2014 Defending Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Coach how to shift the defending block and how to compact the field. Coach defending deep and being hard to penetrate by maintaining spacing and co-ordinating as a unit effectively...

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Deep Defending to Counter Attack

10-02-2014 Compact Defending Games Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

Coach understanding when to counter-attack on a large scale small sided game. Coach how to counter-attack in different ways and also how to regain possession in your own half. Strategies...

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Coach Central Defenders to deal with Cro…

05-12-2013 Defending Functional Drills Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

Defending priorities and roles for central defenders in dealing with wide served balls. Coach how to deal with attackers in the final third and the details of the defending movements of...

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Prevent Forward Play (11vs11)

14-12-2011 Defending 11vs11 Heinz
Fractz - avatar Heinz Fractz

Developing a team’s ability to prevent forward play. Develop full team defending technique and also individual defending technique. ...

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Coach Defending Direct Play

11-12-2011 Defending Phases of Play Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending direction play in a Phase of Play, coaching players on various scenarios of when an opponents attempt to play a direct style of play. ...

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Coach Midfield Defending in 4-3-3 (4-2-3…

04-12-2011 4-3-3 (Standard) Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Developing defending movement of the central three players in a 4-3-3 (4-2-3-1) and a zonal defending in midfield system. Basic principles of defending are also trained in this progressive exercise...

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Coaching the Outside Back On Defending D…

02-12-2011 Defending Functional Drills TonyDeers - avatar TonyDeers

Defending responsibilities and roles of an outside back (full back) in a functional defending exercise in our own half. Small group defending in combination with the techniques and strategies on...

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Line of Confrontation SSG (8vs8)

01-12-2011 Pressing SSGs Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending confrontation line and understanding its application in a small sided game. Coach a team to pressure (press) based on a line of confrontation. ...

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Defending Wide Areas 4-3-3 (4-2-3-1)

27-09-2011 4-3-3 (Standard) Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Developing understanding of how to defend wide areas in a 4-3-3 formation. Phase of Play activity in a specific 4-3-3 formation for players to understand their roles and responsibilities.

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Zonal Defending (Small Group)

16-08-2011 Small Group Defending - Level 2 Heinz
Fractz - avatar Heinz Fractz

Developing the principles for zonal defending and 2vs2 defending technique. Small sided game to train defending in small groups. ...

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Negative Transition (Shadow Play)

27-07-2011 Defending Phases of Play Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Develop players’ understanding of negative transition and quick recovery to defensive shape. Develop players’ understanding of passing patterns and understanding of rotating positions. Phase of Play instructed and led by the...

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Prevent Forward Play (4vs2)

17-07-2011 Small Group Defending - Level 2 Heinz
Fractz - avatar Heinz Fractz

Develop defending technique as an individual. Develop defending in a small group (pairs) and a basic understanding of defending in a small group. ...

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Defensive Line Warm Up (Handball)

16-07-2011 Warmup Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Develop players’ understanding of offside and movements of the defensive line. Develop players’ understanding of pressure on the ball when defending and of how to drop when there is no pressure...

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Coach Midfield Defending Shape (4-3-3+Ot…

04-07-2011 4-3-3 (Standard) TonyDeers - avatar TonyDeers

Defending structure and organization in the midfield. Developing good defending shape in the midfield. Developing the ability to prevent penetrating passes. ...

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6 Man Defensive Unit

29-06-2011 Defending Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending unit structure and organization of a back four and two defending midfielders. To train the back 4 and 2 centre midfielders to defend as a unit. Develop an understanding of...

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Defending from the front (4-3-3)

01-06-2011 4-3-3 (Standard) Ray
Power - avatar Ray Power

Defending from the front in a 4-3-3 exercise. Pressing roles and the actions of the players involved in retaining the football back as quickly as possible and/or forcing errors from our...

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1vs1 Defending (Central)

10-05-2011 1vs1 Defending - Level 2 Ray
Power - avatar Ray Power

Defending priorities in and around the 18yrd area. Focusing on preventing goal scoring opportunities and small group defending techniques. 1vs1 defending technique. ...

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High Pressure Defending 8vs8

29-04-2011 Pressing SSGs Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending with high pressure and working with to initiate a high press from the front of the field in order to attempt to win the ball back quickly. This small sided...

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Coach Defending and Marking in Front 3rd

15-02-2011 Defending Phases of Play Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending from the front exercise and understanding trapping pockets and how to apply pressure on and steer an opponents back line into forcing turn overs of possession high up the field...

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Coach Defending Wide Play

24-01-2011 Defending Phases of Play Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending priorities in wide areas are coached in this Phase of Play. Players gain an understanding of times to press and options on defending in the wide corridors of the field...

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Coach Central Defenders in Final Third

10-11-2010 Defending Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending functionally with Centre Backs. Training a pair of Centre Backs to work together and effectively deal with threatening situations. ...

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1vs1 Flank Defending

10-08-2010 1vs1 Defending - Level 2 Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

1vs1 defending functional exercise where individual defending technique should be emphasized and trained. ...

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Coaching a team on when to press and dro…

19-03-2010 Defending Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending functional activity to develop the defending units ability to make decisions on when to press and when to drop. ...

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Coach Defending in the Final Third

07-09-2009 Defending Phases of Play Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending in the final 3rd and defending priorities. Positioning of the defending line and coaching the principles of defending in the defending half. Movements and spacing of the defending unit to...

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Chip to a Zone

12-12-2008 Aerial Passing SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Defending and the ability to prevent forward ball movement. Also technical development of the ability to play aerial passes into targets. Developing defending principles and providing immediate pressure on the ball...

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Attacking Transition

4vs4 (+3) Transition Game

23-12-2015 Transition Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Transitional rondo exercise used to develop various aspects of play in tandem. Primarily possession skills with transition to attacking and also defending. Exercise should be used positionally to develop appropriate...

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Deep Defending to Counter Attack

10-02-2014 Compact Defending Games Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

Coach understanding when to counter-attack on a large scale small sided game. Coach how to counter-attack in different ways and also how to regain possession in your own half. Strategies...

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Counter Attacking SSG (6vs6)

02-12-2011 Counter Attacking SSGs TonyDeers - avatar TonyDeers

To train a team on how to counter attack on regaining possession in a small sided game. Coach attacking transition and immediate support in the attacking phase. ...

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Directional Possession with Targets (Hig…

20-11-2011 Aerobic SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Possessional exercise with direction where players have to work in a high intensity environment. Developing aerobic capacity in a small sided game scenario. ...

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Transition Fitness (High Aerobic)

20-11-2011 Aerobic SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Develop a teams ability to work at Moderate to High intensity for sustained periods. This possession exercise works the aerobic and lactate systems to induce a training overload that replicates...

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Numbers Up Transitions with Conditioning…

10-11-2011 Aerobic SSG's TonyDeers - avatar TonyDeers

Develop Possession and Creating Goal Scoring Opportunities in Numbers Up Situations. Also train a teams ability to work at high intensity for sustained periods and increase the Intermittent Aerobic Capacity of players.

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4vs3 Transition with Finishing

21-09-2011 Finishing Games Heinz
Fractz - avatar Heinz Fractz

Developing finishing technique and counter attacking with quick breaks when an overload is present. Finishing in and around the 18yrd area is involved in this small sided game. ...

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Real Madrid Attacking Transition Box

29-04-2011 Transition Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Transitional rondo exercise developing the players abilities to maintain possession and transition quickly from attacking to defending shape. Expanding in the attacking phase and compressing on the defending phase. ...

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Counter Attack (Fast Break)

29-04-2011 Counter Attacking SSGs Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Counter attacking exercise to encourage and develop quick counter attacks on goal in a small sided game format. ...

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Attacking Transition (3vs3)+2

13-04-2011 Transition Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Develop attacking transition tactics and mentality in a small sided foundational exercises. Performed with as few as 3vs3. Quick transitions are trained with opportunities to finish on target goals. ...

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Coach Attacking after regaining possessi…

20-03-2010 Attacking Phases of Play Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Attacking transition exercise (Phase of Play) to coach regaining possession in the midfield and the movements associated with this action. ...

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Coach a Team to Expand after Regaining P…

19-03-2010 Attacking Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Coaching a team in attacking transition to expand and open up as a group. Creating space to develop play out of the back and establish a foundational shape for possession...

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Transition Sessions

08-01-2010 Uncategorised Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Training activities that focus on the development of specific behaviors during the transition phases in football. In this curriculum operate around the theory of an Attacking Transition Phase and a...

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4 Team Transition

12-12-2008 Attacking Transition SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

Attacking small sided game with an emphasis on the attacking team breaking quickly against the scoring team. The attacking team is required to quickly transition and attempt to defend the...

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