Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Shot Stopping

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Bill Altieri, Adult Member

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Bill Altieri
Name: Bill Altieri
City: Duxbury
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 3

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Activity 3 (25 mins)

Organization:

Using a goal that is suitable for the age of your players. Set up 3 mini goals around the full goal so that you have shots from different angles as well as teaching them how to make the goal smaller, so that their job becomes easier. Also put a cone in the centre of the full goal as a start point. You also need 3 servers and multiple balls per server.

Instructions:

The goalkeeper starts in the middle of the goal on the orange cone. When the coach calls a number they move into that respective cone goal, get into the set position and then save a shot along the floor to start with from that server. They then move back into the middle of the goal. Do small sets before rotating keepers.

The servers can serve to either side of their samll goal.

Progressions:

1- Serve the ball at waist height.

2- Serve the ball at shoulder height.

3- Serve the ball at any height.

Coaching Points:

Be in line with the ball and the middle of the goal.

Step out towards the ball when making the save.

Push off the leg closest to the ball.

Move both hands towards the ball when making the save.

Get into the set position when you get into the smaller goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (20 mins)

Organization:

Set up 4 shooters in an arc. Start at 8 yards out but on the width of the 18 yard box and finish at the top of the 18 yard box in line with the penalty spot.

Make sure you do the same on the opposite side so that both sides get worked. .

Instructions:

The keeper starts in the middle of the goal and comes out to face a shot from 1". They then move back to the middle of the goal, come back out to face a shot from 2" and continue untill they have faced all 4 shots. To start with all shots are hit at the keeper to work on their handling.

Rotate the keepers after each set of 4 shots.

Progressions:

1- Shots hit along the ground but they can go to either side.

2- Shots hit at height but they can go to either side.

Coaching Points:

Come out and make sure your in line with the ball and the middle of the goal.

Get into the set position before facing the shot, hands up and infront of the body, knees slightly bent with your feet shoulder width apart.

Step towards the ball and dive diagonally towards it away from the goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (20 mins)

Organization:

Set up 4 shooters around the goal. With 1" approx. 8 yards out from goal at the width of the 18 yard box, 2" and 3" at the edge of the 18 yard box on each side of the D, 4" is approx. 20 yards out. Make sure each shooter has a large amount of balls.

Instructions:

The keeper moves out to a good positon to save a shot from 1", making sure they are in line with the ball and the middle of the goal. They then move to 2" again making sure they are in line with the ball and the middle of the goal. They then have to get across the goal quickly to 3" and then back across to face a final shot from 4". To start with all shots are hit at the keeper focusing on their handling.

Make sure to switch sides and run the same set up. Rotate the keepers after each set of 4.

Progressions:

1- Players 2 and 3 aim their shots across the goal.

2- Player 4 is to shoot as soon as the keeper gets up/starts moving back across the goal after saving from 3". This will make the keeper have to go full stretch.

Coaching Points:

Switch your hand position depending on the height of the ball when its at you.

Make sure you get into the set position when you are in line with each shooter.

Step out towards the ball and push yourself diagonally forwards when making each save.

When parry the ball make sure you push it away from the goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (20 mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Activity 2

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Activity 2 (40 mins)

Instructions:

Player 1 passes the ball forward for player 2 to run on to. Player 2 takes a couple of touches to dribble towards goal and then shoots. Player 1 now becomes player 2 and the previous player that was behind player 1 is now the new player 1.

Progressions:

1- Shoot with your weaker foot.

2- Player 1 passes the ball froward for player 2 to run on to. Player 3 chases as a defender.

3- Player 1 passes the ball forwardfor player 2 to run on to. Player 2 then takes the ball down the wing and crosses to player 4 who has made a forward run into the box.

4- Player 1 passes the ball forward for player 2 to run on to. Player 2 then takes the ball down the wing and crosses to player 4 who has made a forward run into the box. Player 3 chases back as a defender against the winger.

5- Player 1 passes the ball forward for player 2 to run on to. Player 2 then takes the ball down the wing and crosses to player 4 who has made a forward run into the box. Players 5 acts as a central defender.

6- Player 1 passes the ball forward for player 2 to run on to. Player 2 then takes the ball down the wing and crosses to player 4 who has made a forward run into the box. Player 1 supports the play and gets to the top of the box incase the cross is pulled back or not fully cleared from the defender. Player 5 acts as a central defender.

7- Player 1 passes the ball forward for player 2 to run on to. Player 2 then takes the ball down the wing and crosses to player 4 who has made a forward run into the box. Player 1 supports the play and gets to the top of the box incase the cross is pulled back or not fully cleared from the defender. Player 5 acts as a central defender. Player 3 chases back to defend against the winger.

Coaching Points:

Knock the ball out of your feet slightly to the side of the body before shooting.

Lock your ankle of the kicking foot.

Pull your kicking leg fully back and swing all the way through after striking the ball.

Plant the none kicking foot next to the ball, head over the ball with the body leaning forward.


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