Defending and recovering
Aim - To improve players ability to recover and defend once out of position. To improve their ability to defend in 1 vs 1 situations.
- 1. Power and accuracy when heading.
- 2. Power and accuracy if progressing to drilling the ball into the coach's hands.
- 3. Emphsise the importance of reacting and covering the ground quickly to shut the attacker down.
- 4. Do not dive in but provide enough pressure to put the attacker off the shot.