Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Striking the Ball to Finish

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JJ Ruane
Name: JJ Ruane
City: Chicago
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Clean your Room

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Clean your Room
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Clean your Room (15 mins)

Area:20x40

Objective: Reintroduce striking the ball with our laces.

Activity: Split players into two teams. Each player has a ball. Players try to get as many balls into other team's room as possible. If the ball goes into free zone (ball is out of play). After an allotted time, team with most balls in their room lose.

Coaching Points: proper technique, follow through, try to hit ball on ground


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Shooting

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1v1 Shooting (20 mins)

Area: 10 x 10

Objective: Striking the ball to score

Activity: Players have a partner who they play with. One is shooting while the other plays goal. If they score, they get a point. If saved or played wide, other player gets to shoot to score. Encourage players to hit moving balls off the dribble, not standing still.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v1 and 2v2 to Goal

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2v1 and 2v2 to Goal (20 mins)

Area: 20x25

Objective: Players must try to strike ball correctly under pressure.

Activity: Coach plays ball into one side to start the game. You are the attacking team if coach plays it to you. Start 2v1 and then work to 2v2. Everything must finish with an attempt at goal. If defender wins the ball, they should try to go score right away. Play with GKs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5v5 w GKs

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5v5 w GKs (20 mins)


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