Defense: Getting Goal Side   Coach Dina Gentile
Goal Side Positioning• Many times young players will not recognize  that they need to position themselves in order  to pre...
Teaching Defensive Positioning• Visual aids prove to be very effective when  explaining to players how to be “goal side”.•...
Teaching Defensive Positioning
Teaching Good Form• Athletic stance• Positioned between player with the ball and the  goal.• Have players point to player ...
Elevate the gameon and off the fieldvisit korrio.com to learn how               facebook.com/KorrioSports                 ...
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Defense: Getting Goal Side by Dr. Dina Gentile

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The concept of getting "goal side" is often difficult for younger soccer players to grasp. Coach Gentile showcases several activities and cues that can help build a better understanding of what getting goal side means from a player perspective.

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Defense: Getting Goal Side by Dr. Dina Gentile

  1. 1. Defense: Getting Goal Side Coach Dina Gentile
  2. 2. Goal Side Positioning• Many times young players will not recognize that they need to position themselves in order to prevent the offense player from having a direct path to the goal.• The words and terms are the cues to get players into the right defensive position or spot on the field.
  3. 3. Teaching Defensive Positioning• Visual aids prove to be very effective when explaining to players how to be “goal side”.• Defensive Issues – “Fix What is Wrong”.• Instead of cones….use hoola hoops!
  4. 4. Teaching Defensive Positioning
  5. 5. Teaching Good Form• Athletic stance• Positioned between player with the ball and the goal.• Have players point to player with the ball and the net as they are learning this tactical piece.• When in game mode, players need to be mindful of their speed of approach and angle.• The ball is still the most important “player” on the field.
  6. 6. Elevate the gameon and off the fieldvisit korrio.com to learn how facebook.com/KorrioSports twitter.com/KorrioSports

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