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RSL AZ Learning Center - Defending Phase: Protect The Goal

By RSL AZ, 09/29/22, 12:00PM MST

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The RSL AZ Learning Center is back with new curriculum. 

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Week #6
Defending Phase: Protect the Goal

TACTICAL PRINCIPLE

  • Anticipate & Adjust to Intervene
     

TECHNICAL SUB-PRINCIPLES(Coaching Points)

  • Def recognizes visual cues
    • Eye contact
    • Gesturing for the ball
    • Verbal
  • Change of pace to intercept
  • Retreat into danger areas
  • CB gets drawn out immediate recover to protect danger area
  • Identify mark – goal side/ball side position
  • Be physical- use arms to block and disrupt runs
  • Direct clearance to teammate