Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Framing the Goal

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Fabrice Gautrat
Name: Fabrice Gautrat
City: GA Rush
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Framing The Goal

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Framing The Goal
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Framing The Goal (10 mins)

Framing the Goal activity.


-Played within the 18

-3 attackers

-2 defenders


- two to three shooters at the top of the D with a pile of balls

- Arc of Servers outside the 18, each has a ball.


Exercise starts with a flank service. Ball is dead when it is in the goal, out of play or cleared over the arc servers who may one touch the ball back into the box.

- One touch restriction for all players outside the box

- When ball is dead, shooter at the top of the "D" takes a two touch shot. When ball is dead, move to the second server and repeat until all players have served from the left to the right.


- Midfielders can have a one touch shot if ball is poorly cleared or redirections from strikers.


- Two strikers nearest to the flank service fronts the defender putting themselves in goal scoring positions.

- Third strikers read and reacts to situation

Framing the Goal:

- Central striker positions herself approx 5 yards in front of GK to provide a screen for the shot

- move towards the shot so that no obstruction call is made

- wide strikers move two yards wide of post to redirect any shots going wide.

- finish any shot deflected by the goalkeeper or shanked by defenders

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