Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Improving Goalkeeper's Angle Play and Starting Possition

Profile Summary

Kyle Black
Name: Kyle Black
City: Lancaster
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Improving Goalies Starting Angle Play and Starting Possition (coaching points)

- Ensure GK foot work is correct and fix as needed - side stepping without crossing over feet on short mavement and crossing over on long/far movements.

- Make sure hands are always up and in the ready position.

- Ensure the Gk is always recentering themselves as they recover from a save.

Duration: 90 minutes

Intensity: Low to Medium for field players (recovery)

Medium to High for GK

"It doesn't matter what you save the ball with. If it doesn't go in, it's not a goal!"

- Mark Lawrenson


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-Up - Team Hand Ball - 10 minutes

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Warm-Up - Team Hand Ball - 10 minutes (10 mins)

Equipment:

- Grid 20x40 yards with 4 yard deep end zones

- 1 ball

- Team split into two teams

Organization:

- Teams (field players) must use throw-ins to pass and catch ball to move it down the field - no moving/ running with the balll

- Each team has one designated goalie that may use normal goalie throws to advance ball

- If caught by other team or if ball touches the ground possession changes

- Score by catching ball in end zone

Kep Coaching Points:

- Throws must be on target with good weight

- Move to create space between defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Activity - 3 Slots - 10-15 minutes

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Small Sided Activity - 3 Slots - 10-15 minutes (15 mins)

Equipment:

- 3 field players and 1 goalie

- Extra balls set beside goal

- 3 sets of gates set eight yards from center of goal - gates 2 yards wide

Organization:

- Goalie starts by standing in goal with back to field as field players pass ball back and forth - on command "GO" goalie turns and finds ball to stop as player with ball tries passing ball through gates on ground

- Goalie distributes ball back to players and turns and resets

- Players pass ball back and forth as goalie is facing goal

Key Coaching Points:

- Quick turn by goalie to spot ball

- Shuffle into lane to get set

- Get low/ drop knee and place body in front of ball path


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Two Goal Twister - 20 minutes

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Two Goal Twister - 20 minutes (20 mins)

Equipment:

- 2 full goals set 5 yards apart

- 2 grids 20x20 yards

- 1 goalie and 10 field players

Organization:

- 3v2 in each grid going towards goal

- On turn over defensive players move ball to other grid to teammates and goalie must transfer to other goal

- Coach restarts game with ball on scored goal

Key Coaching Points:

- Adjust angles according to where ball is and work to close them down when possible

- When moving to other grid cross feet while keeping body square to field when possible

hands ready and prepare for a quick shot when moving

- See ball leave the foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Scrimmage - 35 minutes

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Small Sided Scrimmage - 35 minutes (40 mins)

Equipment:

- 2 full goals

- 6v6 + GK's

- Field 40x60 yards as shown

Organization:

- White 1-3-1-2 to begin

- Red 1-3-2-1 to begin

- Progress to both teams 1-3-2-1

Key Coaching Points:

- Same points as all other activities


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