In Team Zonal Defending, University of Nebraska Women’s Head Coach, John Walker, provides an in-depth look at training the back four defenders in all aspects of zonal defending. Exercises are set up to work on sliding side to side, staying compact as a group, recognizing the “Drop Distance”, recovery runs, defending counter-attacks, interceptions, defending wing attacks and many other important aspects of zonal defending.
The exercises progress to include midfielders and then on to an 11v11 situation. These videos contains exercises and progressions that will help you teach your players all aspects of zonal defending.
Coach John Walker during a game
“Discover the systems, formation changes and tactics you will need to organize your team into a total team zonal defending unit”
These five videos show University of Nebraska Head Coach, John Walker conducting a training session where he shares practices and drills that you can take to the field to use with your own team. These drills are all defending orientated showing functional exercises for the back four and the entire team…forwards are critical to defending too.
It doesn’t matter how good your team is, or how capable they are of scoring goals, if you are poorly organized when you don’t have the ball. If you are not organized defensively and you keep giving goals up, it not only will make it difficult to be successful but it destroys the confidence of your players.
John Walker addresses the audience prior to his session
“A session expertly run by a top college coach with national team coaching experience”
Coach John Walker became the Women’s Head Coach at the University of Nebraska in April 1994 and 19 seasons later, he has built a tradition rich program at Nebraska that includes 10 NCAA Tournament appearances, two trips to the Elite Eight, six trips to the Sweet 16 and eight conference championships.
With a proven system, an innovative coaching philosophy, a well-respected program and an ability to recruit some of the nation’s most talented players, Walker has the Huskers focused on contending for conference and national championships on an annual basis. Walker also has helped Husker players compete at the international level. Over the past several seasons, Nebraska has boasted 24 players with national team experience.
Walker was named national staff coach for the Canadian Soccer Association in 1992, and the following year he was appointed an assistant coach for the Canadian World University Games team. Walker holds a Canadian “A” coaching license (highest level), a Level V certification and a USSF “A” license.
Coach John Walker makes a coaching point to the attending coaches
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If your defense is conceding too many goals, breaking down under pressure or clueless as to how to defend an aggressive 4-3-3 or 4-3-2-1 attacking formation, then these videos can guide you on practical improvements you can make to tighten your backline and organize your midfielders and forwards defensively. These videos provide an in-depth look at team defending and are packed with valuable information you can use to improve your team’s defense.
P.S. Team Zonal Defending is a unique video series that enables you to watch a complete training session conducted by one of the college games most experienced coaches, John Walker. You get the entire session, from start to finish, that shows you specialist drills and exercises that you can take on the practice field with your own team.
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