Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Gareth Thomson - C Licence - Finishing

Profile Summary

Gareth Thomson
Name: Gareth Thomson
City: Renfrewshire
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Looking at decision making when finishing and linking up with 2nd striker.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical (8 Mins)

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Technical (8 Mins)

Pre Drill

Set out bibs and balls in starting positions

14 Players and 2 Goalkeepers

Instruction

First players in both A ques go at the same time,

Players drive with the ball up to middle orange cones - Fake left and go right and take a shot on goal

They then collect their balls and join the clostest A que.

Players on B then repeat as soon as shot is fired

Progression

Switch Sides

After you shoot become second forward and lay off next player, collect ball and go to the back of your usual que.

Coaching Points

Power = Laces, Upper body over ball, follow through, arms out to balance

Placed = Side Foot, Swing Leg Back, Upperbody over ball, find corner.

Decision making and distance:

Power = if you notice the keeper isnt set correctly and you have space and further out.

Placed = If closer to keeper and keeper is set, find corners of goal

Link up - Stretch play to give forward space to let off shot. Creative movement.Play right into forwards feet to strike, communication.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Related (8 Mins)

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Game Related (8 Mins)

Remove all coloured cones apart from white.

Move across white cones to create 3 zones

Split footballs between goals

Instruction

-Get teams to organise themselves as follows - 1 in each end zone and 5 in the middle zone

-Directional game - team attempts to work ball to their attacking player in end zone and score.

-Whatever team plays into their teammate in the endzone can send one player in to create a 2v1.

-Once ball is dead, play is restarted by goalkeeper who plays a free pass to defender

Progressions

-Recovering defender

-3rd attack to create 3v2

Coaching Points

As previous - Focus on shot selection, decision making & technique

Second Striker - Drop deep and shake defender, communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game (8 Mins)

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Conditioned Game (8 Mins)

Ask teams to shape themselves in a 2-3-2 and to get in positions to start play.

Instruction

Normal Game except teams are awarded two goals if they score with a first touch finish (or under five passes)

Coaching Points

Coach what I see


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Custom Movement
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Dribble
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