Football Practice: Paired Defending - Skill (1059a)
This simple 2 v 2 defending practice, is focused on developing a clear understanding of defensive responsibilities and the creation of a coherent paired understanding between defenders. Area is set up as a 30 x 25 Yard area with 2 mini goals positioned at each end.
Objective is for 2 attacking players to score with one touch in either mini goal, with defensive pair aiming to protect each goal, gain possession and attack the opposite end. Develop compeition between groups, if you have 8 or more players with league tables for pairs to get promoted or relegated.
Duration: 25 minutes Skill: Unit Defending Age Group: 9+
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