Football/Soccer Session (U13): USSF D License:-Improve your GK's shot stopping to include diving

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Tiago DosSantos, Adult Member

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Tiago  DosSantos
Name: Tiago DosSantos
City: Union
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up
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Warm-Up (10 mins)

Organization: -20 by 20 area

-6 Gk's

-1 ball per GK

Instructions: 1. GK's jog around inside area performing verious soccer movements(jogging, toe taps, etc.).

2. On coaches's command, GK's make diving motion to ball on the ground.

3. GK's hold for three seconds, then return to soccer movements.

4. Following coaches command again, GKs repeat sequence to opposite side.

5. Repeat and play for set time.

Coaching Points:-quick footwork

-step to the front on the side that the ball is going to

-nearest leg to the ball is used to push to drive to the ball

-both hands behind the ball, in "W" catch form

-land on side ball is on, putting ball down first to cushion fall

Visual Cues:-awareness of free ball

-position of ball

Progressions:P-Add Goal

R-Add more balls


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (15 mins)

Organization:-penalty area

-5 GK's

-lots of balls

Instructions: 1. Gk's on outside take turns shooting on the goal.

2. If the GK in the goal saves the ball or the ball goes wide, then the GK in goal gets a point.

3. If the GK concedes a goal, then the GK who shot the ball replaces them.

4. GK with the most consecutive points wins.

5. GK's who are shooting can follow up any shots parried within the area.

Coaching Points:-get in line with ball

-move down the ball line to close angle

-Get "set"

-recover quickly

-catch, parry, or deflect

-correct diving/handling technique

Visual Cues:-body language of shooter

-position/flight of ball after it is parried

-goal is scored

Progressions:P-volley/half volley

R-increase distance to goal


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2 (15 mins)

Organization:-half field setup

-5 v 5= 10 total players

-white:1 GK, 3 defenders & 1 attacker

-blue: 2 defenders, 1 midfielder, & 2 attackers

-10 total balls

Instructions: 1. Blue team attempts to score on big goal, while white team attempts to score on small goals on opposite end.

2. Blue teams plays against white team 5 v 4.

3. After a goal is scored or ball goes out of bounds, play always restarts with attacking team.

4. Play for a set time, then rotate players.

Coaching Points:-get in line with ball

-specific diving technique

-communication

-"set" position

-close down angle

Visual Cues:-shooter's body language

-position of ball/shooter

Progressions:P-Add opposing GK/Goal

R-reduce numbers to 5 v 3


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

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Conditioned Game (20 mins)

Organization:-half field set up as shown

-18 players(2 GK's)

-Blue: 4-3-2, white: 4-2-1

-lots of balls

Instructions: 1. Teams play small side game, 9 v 7(blue vs white).

2. Blue team(attacking team) may shoot on goal right away, while white team(defending team) needs to put three passes together; before they can shoot on goal.

3. If goal is scored, restart with kick in from opposing team GK.

4. If ball goes out of bounds, restart with throw-ins.

5. Play for a set time, then rotate players.

Coaching Points:-close down angle

-correct diving techniques

-catch, parry, deflect

-set feet/position

Visual Cues:-shooters body lanuage

-position of ball

-direction/flight of the ball

Progressions:P-add players: 9 v 9

R-remove restrictions


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Scrimmage

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Scrimmage (30 mins)

Organization: -half field setup

-18 players( 9 v 9)

-white: 4-2-2, blue: 4-2-2

-lots of balls

Instructions: 1. Players play small sided games 9 v 9.

2. Normal game rules apply( throw-ins, goal kicks, etc.)

3. If goal is scored, restart with kick in from opposing Gk.

4. Play for a set time period.

Coaching Points:-communication

-close angle off

-push off with leg on ball side

-set position

-correct diving/shot stopping techniques

Visual Cues:-body language of shooter

-ball goes out of bounds or goal is scored

-position of the shooter/ball

-shot is parried away


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