Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Shooting Technique Introduction

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Perry Gaffoor, Young Member

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Perry Gaffoor
Name: Perry Gaffoor
City: Plymouth
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 56 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Basic shooting introduction for U10 and below.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up
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Warm-Up (10 mins)

Description

In pairs, players shoot the ball across the ground through the cone gate.

Progression

- Smaller gate

- Competition

Coaching Points

- Lock ankle by pointing toes down

- Hips facing target

- Standing foot in line with ball and to the side

- Knee extension on driving leg

- Strike through middle of the ball

- Large final stride before contact

- Drive knee into chest during follow through


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shooting Progression 1

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Shooting Progression 1 (20 mins)

Description

Players start at line 1. Shooting into the middle of the goal, with the correct technique allows them th progress to line 2. Shooting from the blue cone into the far corner will allow them to progress once more into line 3.

Progression

- Competition: First person to make it past line 3 wins.

- Missing target moves you down a line.

- Shot must be off the ground.

Coaching Points

- Body facing target

- Angle of approach

- Good contact


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shooting Competition

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Shooting Competition (20 mins)

Description

First player in line dribbles out and shoots before the halfway line. It is important to note, that the goals have been moved in significantly - at least to the top of the goal area - until players are no longer challenged by this distance. After shooting, the player retrieves the ball as fast as possible in order for the next person in line to take their turn. First team to 10 goals wins.

Progression

- Must score in the opposite corner

- Swtich which way the line approaches goal so they must shoot into the other corner

Coaching Points

- Speed of approach

- Look at the target

- Focus on what part of the ball you are striking


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Scrimmage

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Conditioned Scrimmage (20 mins)

Description

Players cannot shoot in the goalie area. 3 goals are awarded if the shot is off the ground and in the corner.


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