Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Goalkeeper- Distribution

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Paul Burke
Name: Paul Burke
City: Corunna
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Goalkeeper- intro to distribution


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game - Corners

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Small Sided Game - Corners (10 mins)

General Notes

Players will be divided into 2 Teams

Aims & Objectives

Players can score in any goal, if they score they retain possession of the ball and start again from that goal. They cannot score in the same goal more than once in a row.

Organisation & Setup

12 Players into (2 Teams)

20 x 20 Yard Pitch

Key Pictures

Turning in order to open out and attack goal

Turning in Order to sheild ball from opponents

Turning in order to change the direction of play

Challenges

If a team can work the ball into or through the middle square and then score that goal is worth two.

Identify and understand suitable opportunities to turn on the ball and how they affect the outcome.

Score as many goals as possible in set time. If possession is surrendered due to turning on non-safe side then Score returns to 0

Coaching Points

Body Shape

Decision - Enough space to open out and attack or recieve on safe side to protect ball

When out of possesion how can you help?

Can you turn with fewer touches as possible

Can you take a picture BEFORE you recive ball

How can you help your team AFTER your pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): intro

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intro (15 mins)

OBJECT: to introduce proper distribution techniques

COACHING POINTS: body shape, correct choice of release hand, release point


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Hit targets

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Hit targets (15 mins)

Set Up:

1 full goal

10 balls

2 small goals

3 coaching sticks

4 different colored bibs

Activity:

Activity starts with shot on goal - vary service types, scoop saves, basket, contour, collapsing, etc.

Small goals and training sticks are either given numbers or have a different colored training bib assigned to them.

After the save, coach calls out a color or number - goalkeeper distributes to that target

> Red line - Bowl / rolled ball

> Blue line - Overarm or sling throw

> Green line - Punt, drop kick or sidewinder

COACHING POINTS:

Acccurate service, played into or just ahead of target - not behind.

Ball gets to target quickly - do not give defending team time to recover and organize

Use correct technique

Variations:

With multiple goalkeepers, assign points for accurate services (eg. 1, 3, 5)

Change target distances to mandate other distribution types (baseball/javelin throw, ball struck from the floor, sidewinders, drop kicks, whip throw, etc)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): distribution to 10s

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distribution to 10s (15 mins)

OBJECTIVE - improve distribution over 1st line into midfield.

DESCRIPTION

Server rolls ball to GK who gets ball out his feet and hits a midfielder behind the maniquin.

The midfielder then crosses ball high into the box for the GK to claim.

GK then throws the ball to the other midfielder.

Ball should be kicked over the maniquinns or through if there is a passing lane.

COACHING POINTS

Take ball off its line

distribution not too high over maniquins

good throw or kick to allow other midfielder to control ball.

PROGRESSION - Add players instead of maniquins


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): try and score

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try and score (15 mins)

OBJECT: use different delivery techniques

ACTION: try and score by playing ball behind keepers. Defending team scores points by making a save.

COACHING POINTS: choice of delivery method


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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 3
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