Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Technical - Gatekeeper

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Jason Short
Name: Jason Short
City: Phoenixville
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Warm up

2 Line Passing

Set up: 2 lines of equal players, 20 yards apart (adjust for group)

Procedure:

1. First player in line passes to the first person in the opposite line.

2. Second player in line makes a bent run wide while the third player plays them a leading pass.

3. Player 2 plays to opposite line and the pattern continues.

Progressions:

Other way for the other foot.

Player 3 comes out and completes a wall pass with player 2.

Coaching Points:

Quality of first touch and pass, communication, heads up play, body shape upon receiving, quality of forward run.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Technical Gates

Set up: 40x30 grid with 8-10 2yd gates. Each player with a ball.

Procedure:

1. Players dribble around grid looking to dribble through a gate. At each gate perform coaches choice of ball manipulation.

2. Competition - first to 10 gates.

3. Pair players up. 1 player becomes the attacker and the other the defender. Players compete for 1-2 minutes to score points by dribbling through gates.

Progressions:

1. Pairs now work together to pass through the gates. (Right foot, left foot)

2. Compete - 10 passes to win.

Coaching Points:

Close control vs dribbling in space, quality of first touch and pass, communication, heads up play, body shape upon receiving, early decision making, speed of play.


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

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Game related

4v4+4 to gates

Set up: Same as before. 3 teams of 4.

Procedure:

1. 4v4 with 4 neutral players on the outside.

2. First team to 25 points wins the match. Rotate teams.


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

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Conditioned Game

6v6 Corner Game

Set Up - 1/2 field with two goals.

Procedure:

1. Every ball out of play results in a corner kick.

Coaching points:

Responsibilies on attacking and defending corner kicks.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Animal Ball

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Animal Ball


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