Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): ASE G00/G03 - Playing ball out of air

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Justin Almquist
Name: Justin Almquist
City: Richland
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pointyball with volley to finish

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Pointyball with volley to finish (15 mins)

Setup:

50x40 Field with 2 goals (need 2 fields)

4 teams of 6 or 7

Activity:

Using hands, teams run and throw ball to each other to score in goal via a header or volley.

If tagged player must stop running and pass.

Turnover on stealing a pass or ball hits ground. Can't steal from hands.

Progression:

+ Move goals to sidelines (creates bigger switches of play, more room)

+ Can't run with ball. Must pass to get forward.

+ Allow punts for longer passes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receiving out of air - technique

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Receiving out of air - technique (15 mins)

Setup:

In pairs (G00 with G03)

Activity:

Go through technique of receiving out of air:

+ Laces (straight ahead)

+ Inside of foot

+ Thigh

+ Chest

+ Head

Compete:

iSoccer Aerial receiving competition:

8 throws. Player must receive with body part and volley back to thrower, who is 3 big steps away. Point for each successful time ball is returned to thrower. No point if thrower has to move feet to catch ball.

+ R Foot, L Foot, R thigh, L thigh, Chest, Chest, Head, Head

+ If player get 6 points or more, back up 3 more steps and repeat


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Lofted ball technique

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Lofted ball technique (15 mins)

In pairs, hit 15-20 yard passes in air to partner. Receiver is trying to receive with one touch and play back to partner in 2nd touch on ground. Other player is hitting one time chipped ball back.

Coaching Points:

+ Point shoulder at incoming ball to create room for hips to come around

+ Hit under ball for lofted chip with back spin

+ Hit to side to bend ball

+ Open chest


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Receive and score game

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Receive and score game (15 mins)

Setup:

In original team.

Split into 2 lines. Passers and receivers.

Lots of balls.

Setup receiving box that is 5x5

Game:

Teams compete to see which one can score 7 (or 11) goals first.

Ball must arrive in air to receiving box.

Receiver gets one touch to receive and a 2nd touch to score on pugg goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 flying colors to receivers in air

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2v2 flying colors to receivers in air (30 mins)

Setup:

20x30 grid

2 teams

5x5 receivers boxes behind endline

Activity:

Flying colors rules (ball goes out from goal or out of bounds and new team enters)

Score by playing ball in air to receiver who must receive inside box.

If score, take receivers place.

Progression:

+ Allow player to play to support player waiting who takes their place in game.

+ Increase numbers - 3v3, 4v4


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