Football/Soccer Session (U18): Dealing With Crosses (Start Time: 2016-01-10 12:00:00)

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Mitchell Powell, Adult Member

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Mitchell Powell
Name: Mitchell Powell
City: Swansea
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

A 'Dealing with high balls/crosses' sessions for u18 GKs associated with Pontardawe AFC.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Blocked Practice - Dealing with crosses.

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Blocked Practice - Dealing with crosses. (15 mins)

Key Factors

Open body position

Assess flight of the ball – allows GK to make a decision – Stay or Go.

Use of appropriate footwork in attempt to jump – leap off inside leg and drive opposite leg in order for both protection and momentum.

Attack the ball as far forward as possible.

Claim ball at highest point – using a ‘W’ handling shape.

Organisation

Work in full size goal; 1 working GK and 2 servers (coach & GK 2). Two cones will be positioned on the 6 yard line opposite each goal as well as two other cones (of different colour) to be placed on the width of the goal line as well as the corner of the 6 yard box.

1 server on either side to throw the ball with both hands (under arm) into the air and aiming for it to drop between the front post and the marker level with it on the 6 yard line. GK Starts in a relevant starting position (on line), and then moves forward to catch the ball between front post and the cone.

8 Repetitions and then swap.

Progression - Servers aim for penalty spot.

Equipment - 1 full size goal, 2 spots/cones, 4 footballs.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Practice.

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill Practice.
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Skill Practice. (20 mins)

Key Factors

Open body position

Assess flight of the ball – allows GK to make a decision – Stay or Go.

Use of appropriate footwork in attempt to jump – leap off inside leg and drive opposite leg in order for both protection and momentum.

Attack the ball as far forward as possible.

Organisation

Working in the full size goal. Resting GK or coach will position themselves on the penalty spot; whoever is providing the service will now aim to serve the ball in to the area between the 6 yard box and the penalty spot. Server will position themselves out wide for a cross.

6 Repetitions and then swap – also work from different positions.

rogressions – Person on the pen spot can put slight pressure on GK, Server can variate the flight of the service also.


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