Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Tuesday 22nd July

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Steven Rodden
Name: Steven Rodden
City: Gateshead
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Handling Recap

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Handling Recap
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Handling Recap

Organisation:

4 yard goals

6 yards apart

Allow goalkeepers to serve at each other, 6 deliveries each,

Recap on 3 different handling techniques; W, Cup, Scoop

Key Points:

(For all)

In line - Up line (1 big step off line and in line with the ball)

SET position

2 barriers always behind the ball.

W:

SET Position

Eyes on ball all the way into the catch

Move hands in a straight line up towards the ball, turning palms so that fingers touch

Keep elbows bent to absorb shock of shot.

Maintain balance with 'nose over toes', feet shoulder width

Don't snatch at ball

Contact with fingers 1st.

Soft hands - Strong wrists

Cup:

SET Position

Move hands forwards towards ball (palms up) little fingers touching.

Tuck elbows in to create a 'corridor'

Guide ball into chest/stomach

Secure with hands

Don't snatch at ball before contact with body

Keep head/chest over the ball to maintain balance

don't jump back

Scoop:

4 Techniques

1

Legs together,

Drop hands down in a straight line, palms facing forwards, little fingers touching

Attack ball with hands

Head/chest over ball

2

K Barrier

Turn both feet towards the direction of the ball (if off centre)

Hands travel in a straight line towards ball, palms facing, little fingers touching

Back knee (knee furthest from ball) drops to around mid calf to create K shape

Attck ball with hands

Head/chest over the ball

3

Long Barrier

Head/chest over the ball

drop hands down towards ball, palms facing, fingers touching

Knee drops down to just above ankle

Leg creates long, straight barrier behind the ball.

Turn both feet towards direction of the ball

2 barriers.

4

Scoop/drop

Nearest leg to ball steps behind ball

Hands drop down

attack the ball

head/chest right over ball

scoop up ball whilst falling

keep secure on floor.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Handling/footwork

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Handling/footwork

Organisation as before

1.

Goalkeeper now moves out to touch post (side steps) and moves back into line of ball to make a save

Keep toes pointing forward/toes in line

Server throws ball central when partner is just out of line so that they're moving into line of ball.

Enforce key points of handling.

6 deliveries to head

6 chest

6 floor

2.

Goalkeeper moves out around the front of the pole using side steps

Moves back in around the back to come back into the line and up the line.

6 deliveries for each technique.

Encourage quick movement for footwork by demonstrating keeping knees bent to generate more power, keeping balanced by keeping head forward, keeping hands in SET position

Watch for feet coming too close together i.e. clicking heels.

Finish with a game of their choice.


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