Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Penetrate/finish, shooting week 2

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Eddie Slater
Name: Eddie Slater
City: Las Vegas
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up game, Dribble tag

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up game, Dribble tag
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Warm up game, Dribble tag (10 mins)

Set up:

All players have a ball and perform dribbling moves and skills around an appropriate sized grid.

Objectives:

Two or three players have red bibs. They must dribble into the grid and try and hit a dribbles ball or legs below the knees with their ball. If a player is hit he must freeze and have the ball between his legs. If a player hits his ball against the frozen player’s ball and knocks it out of his legs, that player is unfrozen. Play for 2 mins then switch out taggers.

Coaching points:

Head up when dribbling using all parts of the foot.

Dribble with both feet, using turns and changes of pace

Taggers must decide how to strike the ball, Laces or side foot?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SMG tight squeeze in the box

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SMG tight squeeze in the box (20 mins)

Set up:

Two goals in the penalty area, or appropriate sized grid. Players split into two’s or three’s depending on your numbers. Plenty of ball’s.

Objectives:

One team start in goal, two teams in the box, the other teams are mugging balls waiting to go on. Coach starts by feeding ball into area. Players must react and try and score with a first time shot or header. If a team scores they stay on, the other team switches with a waiting team. This is a fast pace game and teams should be ready to step in. Coach Mix up service to gain different scoring opportunities. Game can be played with or without a GK team.

Coaching points:

Loads of coaching points here, but the main focus is on shooting first time, and reacting to lots of different goal scoring chances. Also good game for GK’s reactions.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Two goal passing, crossing, shooting

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Two goal passing, crossing, shooting (20 mins)

Set up:

Two goals in an appropriate sized grid. Two cones for positioning. Coach with supply of balls.

Objectives:

The first player in the group (player A) passes to player B then runs around the cone into a position to score in goal 1. Player B then runs towards goal 2 and shoots from a ball played by you. Player A then replaces player B, who returns to the group. Repeat.

Coaching points:

Players are constantly moving and finding the right positions to take advantage of the balls played to them. It recreates situations your attackers will face in the matches they play.

Shooting technique and decision making are key here.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4,5v5

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4v4,5v5 (15 mins)

Small sided games. Let them play!!


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