Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Finishing in front of goal

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Robbie Hope
Name: Robbie Hope
City: Elgin
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session to help developing finishing techniques in front of goal. The drill with 3 progressions help bed in the technical aspect beofre applying into game related enviroment.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill 1.0

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Drill 1.0 (5 mins)

Using the last third of the pitch players are split into two groups, right & left and then line up at the two points 1. out in a wide area by the goal line 2. outside the 18 yard box. The exercise starts from one side with the striker (placed at point 2) checks their run away to create space in front of the defender to attack. When the striker checks their run, this is the trigger for the wide player to dribble in behind the defender (full back) and cut the ball back to the striker running into the box. the striker shoots with the inside of the front foot. The exercise is then repeated the opposite side.

Rotation: 1-2-3/A-B-C.

Coaching points:

- Disguise 1st run (pull defender away)

- Timing of run (meet the pass)

- Stand over ball (don't lean back)

- Execute shot with inside of the front foot (lock ankle)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill 1.1

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Drill 1.1 (5 mins)

This progression the striker checks their run in front to create and attack the space no created behind the defender. The striker shoots with the back foot this time allowing the ball to go across their body.

Coaching points:

- Disguise 1st run (pull defender in)

- Timing of run (meet the pass)

- Let the ball run across your body

- Stand over ball (don't lean back)

- Execute shot with inside of the back foot (lock ankle)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill 1.2

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Drill 1.2 (5 mins)

This progression the wide player crosses the ball into the box for the striker to deal with how it falls for them; half volley, on the volley, chest volley, header. It is also up to the stiker whether they wish to attack the space in front or in behand the defender. The mannequinn is also replaced with an active defender to add pressure.

Coaching points:

- Disguise 1st run (pull defender in or away)

- Timing of run (meet the pass)

- Adapt body and technique to the type of pass (low/high)

- Stand over ball (don't lean back)

- Execute shot with the appriopriate technique (half volley, volley, head etc)

- Physciality (performing technique under pressure)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Drill 1.3

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Drill 1.3 (5 mins)

This progress adds a second striker (2v1). The 2nd stiker comes from the opposite line (at point 2) after they've come in and the ball is dead, they then become the 1st striker with the next player from the opposite line (at point 2) coming in as 2nd striker. Rotation as before.

Coaching points:

- Disguise 1st run (pull defender in or away)

- Timing of run 1st striker (meet the pass/decoy)

- timing of run 2nd striker (follow up shot/rebound)

- Adapt body and technique to the type of pass (low/high)

- Stand over ball (don't lean back)

- Execute shot with the appriopriate technique (half volley, volley, head etc)

- Physciality (performing technique under pressure)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Related Practice

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Game Related Practice (20 mins)

Using a half pitch the game comprises of 5v5 + Keepers + 2 end line players each side (16).

Play begins from one of the keepers. The object of the game is for teams to score from a pass from one of their end players. This is the only way goals can be scored. Once a player passes out to an end player they must replace that player with the end player coming into the pitch to continue play.

Coaching points:

- Build up play (create openings)

- Movement (checking runs/creating space)

- Timing of runs (meeting the ball, decoy runs, follow up runs)

- Shooting technique (appropriate to pass)

- Physciality (performing technique under pressure)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Condition Game

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Condition Game (20 mins)

Finish off with a 8v8 game (16) 3-1-3 Vs. 2-2-3 (to help create over loads in the final third).

Teams can only score in the final third.

Coaching points:

- Build up play (create openings)

- Movement (checking runs/creating space)

- Type of pass (cut back/through ball/cross into the box)

- Timing of runs (meeting the ball, decoy runs, follow up runs)

- Shooting technique (appropriate to pass)

- Physciality (performing technique under pressure)


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