This series explores the five principles of defense, namely pressure, cover/support, balance, delay and compactness. These concepts are detailed in 4 dynamic 20-30 minute presentations facilitated Ian Barker, United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Education. Each session includes 5-6 activities to improve your teams defending success. If you are a Coach, Professional Educator or Club Director you will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from best practice and achieve professional development credit! Participants registering for the complete volume will receive a Special Topics Diploma and 23 printable, full color activity plans suitable for players 8 and older.