Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Coach the GK at dealing with crosses from the byeline

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Yilmaz Aksoy
Name: Yilmaz Aksoy
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Coach the GK at dealing with crosses from the byeline

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Coach the GK at dealing with crosses from the byeline

Set Up

2 goalkeepers

servers in different positions out wide

2 defenders and 2 attackers.

Key Points

Goalkeepers starting position “set position” - Starting position

Communication with the defenders – holding lines, marking responsibilities etc

Assessment of the flight and pace on the ball

Decision No 1 to go or stay- Communicate the decision early, clear and loud

If staying recover to the goal line to increase reaction time

Go late if the ball is hung up but attack it if it’s driven in but in both cases catch it at the highest safest point

Decision No 2 catch, punch or deflect

Distribution if caught/dealing with the second ball if not

Roles of defenders - in protecting the goal, the keeper and marking players/space

Progression

1. Attacker pasively runnning across the goalkeepers eye-line

2. 2 strikers/ one defender


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