Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Technical - Finesse Finishing

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Paul Gregory
Name: Paul Gregory
City: Coconut Creek
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetitions

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Technical Repetitions (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Groups of 4-5 players per grid

2. Blue - Blue cones 20yds

3. Red - Red cones 12yds

Instructions:

Part A

1. Target plays wide player, Wide player plays opposite wide player.

2. Wide player passes ball to central target.

3. Central target takes 1st touch forward and takes Finesse shot to next target

4. Wide players run froward to support next target.

5 Continue Pattern

Part B

1. Same as above, only change will be pass from wide player to target is in front of central player.

2. Target player shoots one time to next target player.

3. Wide players run to support next target player.

4. Continue pattern.

Coaching Points:

1. Take 1st touch 2-3 steps in front to create momentum and time to look up.

2. Place body behind ball.

3. Locate target ( head up)

4. Plant foot next to ball (Balance)

5. Make contact on the center of the ball

6. Follow through low & straight (end momentum 2 steps past shot)

Progressions:

Competition: 1 pt for finesse shot to target.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Repetition to Goals

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Technical Repetition to Goals (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Groups of 5-6 players per grid

2. Blue - Blue cones 25yds

3. Red - Red cones 12yds

Instructions:

Part A

1. Target plays wide player, Wide player plays opposite wide player.

2. Wide player passes ball to central target.

3. Central target takes 1st touch forward and takes Finesse shot attempting to score inside goals.

4. Wide players stay in their roles/ Central players shot on goals. (switch after 2 min)

Part B

1. Same as above, only change will be pass from wide player to target is in front of central player.

2. central player shoots and attempts to score inside the goals.

3. Wide players stay in their roles/ Central players shot on goals. (switch after 2 min)

Coaching Points:

1. Take 1st touch 2-3 steps in front to create momentum and time to look up.

2. Place body behind ball.

3. Locate target ( head up)

4. Plant foot next to ball (Balance)

5. Make contact on the center of the ball

6. Follow through low & straight (end momentum 2 steps past shot)

Progressions:

Competition: 1 pt for finesse shot in goals


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Opposed Finishing

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Opposed Finishing (20 mins)

Organization:

1. Groups of 5-6 players per grid

2. Blue - Blue cones 25yds

3. Red - Red cones 12yds

Instructions:

1. Same combinations as previous activity.

2. If ball is played to feet of central player ( that player must take preparation touch before shooting)

3. If ball is played into the space in front of central player (the shot should be hit one time)

4. Defender will be coming from behind the shooting player.

a. If ball is played back, defender can only pressure once that player touches the ball

b. If ball is played in frony defender can pressure once ball is played.

5. All players stay in their roles for 2 min then rotate.

Coaching Points:

1. Take 1st touch 2-3 steps in front to create momentum and time to look up.

2. Place body behind ball.

3. Locate target ( head up)

4. Plant foot next to ball (Balance)

5. Make contact on the center of the ball

6. Follow through low & straight (end momentum 2 steps past shot)

Progressions:

Competition: 1 pt for finesse shot in goals


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (20 mins)

Organization:

1. 4v4

2. 35x25

3. Two goals 5 yds apart to simulate areas in the goal we want player to finish in.

Coaching points:

Minimal coaching - give players ideas or bring tindividual to the side to show how to improve finishing technique.


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