Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): shielding session

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Am-Club: Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club

Jordon Hargrave, Young Member

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Jordon Hargrave
Name: Jordon Hargrave
City: Oshawa
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 51 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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 (20 mins)

Organization: 30x30 yard box every player with a ball.

Procedure: players begin by dribbling freely within the grid. Introduce techniques used when shielding, bottom of the foot outside of the foot.

Progression: Have players partner up. One player with a ball, one without. Time for 30 seconds see who can keep ball the longest


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): technical

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technical (15 mins)

Organization: 30x30 yard box. 5 players on the outside of the grid with balls. 5 players without bibs on the inside and 5 with bibs on the inside.

Procedure: Players without bibs on the inside move within the grid looking to recieve a pass from the outside players. Players with bibs will follow one player each and apply light pressure. player will recieve the ball and shield from defender then play ball back and move to find another pass. Rotate after 1 minute.

Progression: Defenders apply full pressure. if defender wins the ball they must shield from player. If attacker wins the ball back they pass to the outside then look for anlther ball.

Coaching points: Bend knees, arm out for protection, ball on outside of the foot farthest from defender. when recieving checking shoulder to know where defender is.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ssg

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): ssg
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ssg (15 mins)

Organization: SSG 7v7

coaching points: look for oppourtunities to shield within the game.


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