As a good soccer player you should train a lot of skills both individually and group in a team. To be the winner, of course you should do some soccer drills, including soccer defense drills. Why this drill is very necessary to make your team be the winner? Alessandro Nesta is the best defender player in the world. When he was young, he always practiced a defense strategy at the end of his team training. The reason is the purpose of this drills is to train your ability in stealing the ball from the opponent and also in defending your team territory in order to prevent your opposing team make a goal.
Patterns Of Soccer Defense Drills
Of course, one thing you should know is the pattern of soccer defense itself. By doing correct pattern soccer defense drills, it can make your team more powerful than opposing team. There are three drills of soccer defense pattern. Those are man-to-man defense, zone defense and combination defense. “Man to Man” pattern is defence pattern by defensing the opposite movements one by one. While the pattern of Zone defense is a defense by making formation in your own area.
Surely, it is a bit difficult because it requires more drills to synergize the players. But if this pattern can be done well, your team will be difficult to be penetrated by your opponent. The third is a combination defense. This pattern is most difficult than others because this pattern does not only need good coordination in a single line but also the whole of team members both front line, midfield and back line.
Role of Midfielder Soccer Drills in Soccer Defense
The success of the defense team in football must not be separated from the role of a midfielder who is in front of back line. This is because the midfielder role is a defense that must hold the opponent ball or to prevent opponents from moving freely.
By concerning about the role of midfielder is not easy, soccer midfielder drills are necessary to form a formidable midfielder physically because a midfielder will do his job well if he has a maximum physical condition
Tips and Tricks To Defense in Soccer
While doing soccer defense drills, you not only have to drill patterns of defense itself, but also must use tips and tricks to maximize your best team performance, such as closing goal post from the opponent by standing between the opponent and the goal post, more concern to the ball than your opponent’s movement, trying to drag out the movement of an opponent, performing sliding tackles if there is no other choice, and created the offside trap as the last option.