Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): GU13B Wk3A-Shielding

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Damian Wickie , Adult Member

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Damian  Wickie
Name: Damian Wickie
City: Oakville
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

A session designed to train proper shielding technique. Session plan from warm up to cool down 1Hr. 15 minutes


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

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Warm Up (10 mins)

Shielding Session from warm up to cool down

Equipment: 36 cones

Setup: 3 sets of parrallel cones set up 5-6 yards apart. Players line up in pairs of two in between each set.

1. Regular Jog - Jog straight to the end cone and around back to start line. Run slightly faster on the way back. (Repeat 3 times)

2. Hip Out- Jog to the first cone. Stop and lift your knee forwards. Rotate your knee to the side and put your foot down. Jog to the cone and do the exercise on the other leg. When you have finished the course, jog back. (Repeat 3 times)

3. Hip In- Jog to the first cone. Stop and lift your knee to the side. Rotate your knee forward and put your foot down. Jog to the cone and do the exercise on the other leg. When you have finished the course, jog back. (Repeat 3 times)

4. Circle partner - Jog forwards to the first cone. Shuffle sideways at a 90-degree angle towards your partner, shuffle an entire circle around one other (without changing the direction you are looking in) and back to the first cone. Jog to the next cone and repeat the exercise. When you have finished the course, jog back (Repeat 3 times)

5. Jumping Shoulder Contact - Jog to the first cone. Shuffle sideways at a 90-degree angle towards your

partner. In the middle, jump sideways towards each other to make shoulder-to-shoulder contact. Shuffle back

to the first cone. Then jog to the next cone and repeat the exercise. When you have finished the course, jog back. (Repeat 3 times)

6. Quick Sprint Forward & Back -Run quickly to the second cone then run backwards quickly to the first cone, keeping your hips and knees slightly bent. Repeat, running two cones forwards and one cone backwards.

When you have finished the course, jog back. (Repeat 3 times)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Warm Up

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Technical Warm Up (15 mins)

Equipment: 4 cones, 7 balls, 9 players, 2 pinnies

Set Up: 4 cones forming a 20 x25 box. 7 players with balls, 2 players without balls in pinnies.

Activity: Players with ball dribble around inside the grid. Players without ball attempt to win ball and clear it outside grid. If ball goes out, player retireves and does 20 toe taps or planks for 30 seconds before returning to the grid. Change out defenders periodically. Players with ball attempt to shield ball when defender approaches

Variations: Players only use left foot. Players use only outside of foot.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shielding Circle

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Shielding Circle (15 mins)

Equiment: 8 cones, 8 balls 9 players

Setup: Space cones equal distant forming a 10 yard circle. 8 players place a ball on each cone and take up positionon the inside of the circle by the ball

Activity: One player is nominated as the defender. The defender must try and knock a ball off one of the players’ cones while the players use their bodies to shield and protect the ball. If the defender is successful in knocking the ball away then the roles are reversed with the player now becoming the new defender. Switch out middle defender as necessary if players are succesfully shielding the ball. Defender can change from player to player so players must be on their toes and ready.

Coaching Points:

Play the defender

Protect and Secure the Ball

Body Position, Balance, Part of the Foot/part of ball,

Progression: Add a second defender into the centre circle.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 Shielding

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1v1 Shielding (15 mins)

Equipment: 6 cones, 6 balls, 3 pinnies

Set up: 9 players. Set up a rectangle with the 6 cones 10 x15yards. Place 3 players behind one end cone and 3 players with pinnies behind the other end cone.

Activity: Server plays ball into grid. First player from each line try to win possession of the ball.

Whoever is in possession of the ball tries to dribble the ball across the end line. Initially, have the wall players kneel down and just watch. Eventually progress to having the wall players participate. Players can use them for combinations where wall players can pass back to the player they received the ball from.

Key Points:

Deal with opponent first then the ball. Protect and secure the ball. Look to spin defender or gain separation to attack. Body position -Balance - part of foot /part of ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG (15 mins)

Equipment: 2 nets, 10 cones, 13 balls, 12 players. 5 pinnies of one colour and separate colour pinnies for each goalie

Setup: Create a square 40 x 40 yard with sideline cones placed every 10 yards.Spread 4 balls on each sideline out of play. One ball at centre of grid and remaining balls in the nets.

Activity: Play a 6v6 small sided game. Focus on session activity and key attacking principles. If ball goes out of play have player use one of the balls placed on side. If ball crosses end line, play ball from the goal keeper (no drop kicks)


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