Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Nantucket Soccer Club - U11 Girls Shooting

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Philip Taylor
Name: Philip Taylor
City: Nantucket
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Toilet Tag

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Toilet Tag (10 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area. Select 2 players to be the taggers and have everyone else spread out in the area with a soccer ball.

Instructions

The taggers chase the players with the ball, if they tag a player they then have to sit on their ball as if they are on the toilet. To get fread someone else has to dribble them and high 5 them as if they where flushing the toilet.

Rotate taggers.

Coaching Points

Small touches to keep close control of the ball.

Get your head up to look for the taggers and space.

Change direction quickly/


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Dribbling

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Technical Dribbling (15 mins)

Set Up

Make a 20x20 area. All of the players need a ball.

Instructions

To start with have the players dribble freely, adding in toe taps, foundations, a single scissor and a pull back turn.

Add in this weeks skill a single step over and this weeks turn an outside hook.

Progression 1- laces only

Progression 2- inside, outside

Progression 3- laces, inside, outside

Progression 4- inside, inside, outside

Progression 5- outside, outside, inside

Coaching Points

Get as many touches of the ball as possible.

Small touches to keep the ball close and under control.

Get your head up to look for space and other players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4 corner shooting drill

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4 corner shooting drill (20 mins)

Set Up

Divide the players into 4 groups plus a keeper. Spread each group out around the 18 yard box in a square format (like the image). Make sure to have plenty of balls.

Instructions

The players that start at the goal end pass the ball up. The player controls it and gets it out of their feet and shots at goal. The passer and the shooter then move around to their right (1).

Progreession 1- The ball gets passed diagonally across the box, the receiving players controls the ball and gets it out of their feet before shooting at goal. The passer and the shooter move around to their right (2).

Progression 3- The ball gets passed up to the edge of the box. The passer becomes a defender and tries to block the shot. The receiving player needs to control the ball and get it out of their feet away from the approaching defender to create enough space to get a shot on goal.

Progression 4- The ball gets passed diagonally across the box. The passer becomes a defender and tries to block the shot. The receiving player needs to control the ball and get it out of their feet away from the approaching defender to create enough space to get a shot on goal.

Coaching Points

Positive first touch.

Get the ball out of your feet.

Strike the ball with your laces for power.

Standing foot should land inline with the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1's to goal

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1v1's to goal

Set Up

1 normal goal with a keeper. Then place 2 small goals at the edge of the 18 yard box relatively wide. Have plenty of balls set up in the middle of the 2 small goals. Put another small goal approximately 15 yards further out and in the middle. Start the players next to this goal. The player at the front of the line will be the defender first.

Instructions

The attacking players start with the ball and try to beat the defender to score in either of the small goals. If they achieve this they then continue their run forward and receive a ball from the coach. They can start with one touch to control the ball and then they have to shoot. If the defender gets the ball they counter attack to the single small goal. If the defending player scores then the attacker now becomes the defender.

Progression 1- When they receive the ball from the coach they have to shoot first time.

Coaching Points

Attack space

Encourage skill moves to beat the defender.

Quick changes of direction.

Shoot with the laces for power and the inside of the foot for placment.

Follow through after striking the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4v4

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4v4v4

Set Up

Using half a field, divide the players into 3 teams of 5 plus 2 keepers. The keepers stay on. Make sure to have plenty of balls.

Instructions

Play 4v4 in the area. The first team to score stays on, as soon as their is a goal the losing team get off the field as quickly as possible and the team that was off enter the field as quick as possible to restart that game. Encourage shooting especially if their is space for a shot, or for longer shots.

Coaching Points

Take shots!

Shoot if you have created space for a shot.

If the defence aren't closing you down and you can hit the target then shoot.


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