Holding a defensive positionby Annie Glasspool

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All players must be capable of holding a defensive position if they want to be effective defenders

Steps & Diagrams
Tips & What next?

Pre-Requisite Drills:

None

Tips:



    Encourage D1 to experiment with different ways to defend this space. They could try (a) positioning their body in the way of B and forcing them to 'dance' to get past them, (b) setting up with a buffer that they aim to maintain at all times, (c) committing to winning a foot race

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Setup:

Player A has the disc.
Player B sets up 10m form the disc.
Defender D1 sets up as a poach in the open lane.

Rotation:

A>B>D1

Step 1

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