End of Module 1

Segment 1 – Characteristics of a good defender

  • Video – What is a good defender? (Interview with Simone)

  • PDF – Summary of characteristics of a good defender.

  • PDF – Coaching different age groups – how much can each group do/understand?

 

Segment 2 – Positional Play

  • Video – Importance of reading the game well (Mirko)

  • PDF – Expansion of video (can include Maldini quote)

  • PDF – Role of the Full back, Role of the Centre Back, Recovery Runs, etc.

  • PDF – Coaching different age groups – how much can each group do/understand?

 

Segment 3 – The duel 1v1

  • PDF – Main thigs to consider to be a good defender

  • PDF -different 1v1 and considerations for each-one + exercises

  • PDF – 1v2 situation à the defender vs two opponents + exercises

  • PDF – Coaching different age groups – how much can each group do/understand?

 

Segment 4 – The Marking

  • PDF – Intro about Marking (main concepts)

  • PDF – Marking the anticipation + exercises

  • PDF – Marking & defending the goal + excercises

  • PDF – the preventive marking à marking when our team has the possession of the ball

  • PDF – Coaching different age groups – how much can each group do/understand?

 

Segment 5 – Takling, Anticipation & Defense of the goal; very important tactical aspect for a defender

  • PDF – Tackling à how and where + exercises

  • PDF – Anticipation à how and where + exercises

  • PDF – Few concepts about the defense of the goal

  • PDF – Coaching different age groups – how much can each group do/understand?

 

Segment 6 – The defender in possession of the ball

  • PDF – The defender and the main technical skills in consideration of his position

  • PDF – What and how improve specific technical foudamentals for the defenders

  • PDF – Coaching different age groups – how much can each group do/understand?