Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Diving Technique Work

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Bill Altieri, Adult Member

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Bill Altieri
Name: Bill Altieri
City: Duxbury
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (20 mins)

Organization:

Set up multiple boxes with a soccer ball for each box. Put the balls a couple of yards away from each box so that the keepers can dive to them.

Instructions:

The keeper starts in the first box and stands on one leg (the one closest to the ball). They then push off the leg and dive to the ball pushing it away using the hand thats closest to it (the left hand when diving left). Get up move back to the next box and dive in the opposite direction.

Coaching Points:

Push off the leg you are standing on.

Move the hand closest to the ball towards the ball.

Get up using one arm and hand.


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

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Screen 2 (25 mins)

Organization:

Set up 4 or 5 mini hurdles roughly 2 feet apart. Have the keepers in a line behind each other. The server stands at he far end and serves balls in the reqired direction. Make sure there are plently of balls.

Instructions:

To keeper 2 footed jumps over each mini hurdle then makes a diving save to the right. All of the balls are served along the ground.

Progressions:

1- The keeper 2 footed jumps over each mini hurdle then makes a diving save to the left. All the balls are served along the ground.

2- Jump over each mini hurdle then make a diving save to the right for balls served in the air.

3- Jump over each mini hurdle then make a diving save to the left for balls served in the air.

4- Jump over each mini hurdle then make a diving save alternating each side. All the balls are served along the ground.

5- Jump over each mini hurdle then make a diving save alternating each side. All the balls are served in the air.

Coaching Points:

Step towards the ball.

Push off the leg closest to the ball.

Land on your shoulder.

Push your closest hand to the ball.


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

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Screen 3 (20 mins)

Organization:

Set up 2 mini hurdles that are 2 feet apart with a small goal at the end closest to the server (upto 6 or 7 yards depending on the age of the keeper). Have plenty of soccer balls.

Instructions:

The keeper jumps over 2 mini hurdles and the moves into the goal. Once they are in the goal and get into he set position the server, serves a ball to either side so that they keeper makes 2 saves. To start with each save is for a ball hit along the ground.

Progressions:

1- The first save is low and the second is high.

2- The first save is high and the second is low.

3- Both saves are high.

Coaching Points:

Step towards the ball and push off the closest leg.

Move both hands towards the ball at the same time when trying to kepp hold of the shots. If trying to parry go with the hand closest to the ball.

Get up using 1 arm, if you land on your left then you get up using your left arm and hand.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (15 mins)

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