Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Technical - Shielding

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Am-Club: Oshawa Kicks Soccer Club

OKSC Coaches, Young Member

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OKSC Coaches
Name: OKSC Coaches
City: Oshawa
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 50 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (5 mins)

In a 5x5 yd grid in pairs one player from each pair in the grid and the teammate on the edge of the grid with a ball. Each pair takes turns. Blue player on the edge of the grid send a ball to teammate in the grid who must shield the ball for 5 seconds from the red opponent. When 5 seconds are up the blue player sends the ball back and red pair perform the same technique.

Coaching points:

Side on

Low balanced stance

Use of arms to keep separation

Ball on outside foot

Keep ball moving

Duration 5 mins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2

Still in a 5x5 yd grid, now teams work in threes with the idea of receiving from one end, shielding the ball then moving the ball to a target player.

Coaching points:

Side on

Low balanced stance

Use of arms to keep separation

Ball on outside foot

Keep ball moving

Duration 10 mins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3

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Now 4 5 yd grids together with 1v1 in each grid. The ball starts at one end target player and must go through 2 grids before finding target player on the opposite side prior to getting a shot on net. Players in 1v1s must stay in their respective grids. Each team takes turns.

Progressions

Make defenders with target players active.

Start from the GK...all players active

Coaching points:

Side on

Low balanced stance

Use of arms to keep separation

Ball on outside foot

Keep ball moving

Communication

Duration 15 mins.


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