Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Kenilworth_Day 4

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Jeremy Williams, Adult Member

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Jeremy Williams
Name: Jeremy Williams
City: New Rochelle
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key Learning Outcomes:

• Angle of approach – off center

• Head up to observe the position of the goalkeeper

• Head down at the point of contact

• Non-kicking foot placed to side, slightly behind the ball

• Ankle locked, toe down

• Contact ball – will vary depending on target area

• Contact foot – laces (instep)

• Body weight forward, chest and knee over the ball at contact

• Follow through landing on striking foot

• Observation of the Goalkeeper

• Choice of technique based upon distance, position of the GK

• Positive attitude towards shooting


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm-up

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Warm-up

Organization:

Players divided into two groups, half on the outside of a large rectangle with theball as shown, the other half on the inside.

Instructions:

Players on the inside, check through the middle square to recieve a pass from a player on the outside, after taking a touch into space they play the ball back to the outside player with the driven shot technique. Players are not trying to shoot with full power.

Coaching Points:

• Placement of non-kicking foot

• Hitting ball slightly off center – opposite to kicking foot

• Body weight over ball (this is effected by placement of non-kicking foot)

• 2nd knuckle of big toe

• Follow through

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): warm up/technical reps

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warm up/technical reps (15 mins)

Organization:

10x20 grid

6x small cones per grid diagram eg (1 grid)

groups of 4-6 depending on age eg 8-9 years = 4players per group

1ball per group but have spares at the side

Instructions:

1. The players must make 2 lines spliting the group in half with one group at line A, and the other in the middle at line B to create a small and controled distance as shown for execution of technique

2. the players must rotate by striking the ball using there laces (25% power )to the player in the oposit line, the player must then follow up and run to the oposite line.

3.change between feet make sure players get reps on both

4.now the players are use to the patern now introduce corect technique please refer to coaching points

Coaching Points:

1. Head up on approach to observe goal

2. Placement of non-kicking foot

3. Hitting ball slightly off center – opposite to kicking foot

4. Body weight over ball (this is effected by placement of non-kicking foot)

5. 2nd knuckle of big toe

6. Follow through

7. Land on striking foot

Progressions:

1.now bring the group in the middle at line B to line C for further distance and an increase in power (50-75%) still using the technique and following the run to the oposite line .PG as shown on the diagram


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): full pressure GK rotation

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full pressure GK rotation (15 mins)

Organization:

10x20 grid

6x small cones per grid diagram eg (1 grid)

2x tall cones

groups of 4-6 depending on age eg 8-9 years = 4players per group

1ball per group but have spares at the side

Instructions:

1.take the tall cones and set up a goal on line B

2.the players will now set up with 1 player in the goal on line B GK, 2 players on line A, and 1 player on line c.

3.The ball starts on line A,the player must strike the ball and score past the GK (line B) ,player from line A will then become the GK and face the player on line C line B player now moves to line A.

4.line C player takes a shot and repeats the same process following up and becoming the GK on line B facing Line A, then line b player will move to line C.

Coaching Points:

1. Head up on approach to observe goal

2. Placement of non-kicking foot

3. Hitting ball slightly off center – opposite to kicking foot

4. Body weight over ball (this is effected by placement of non-kicking foot)

5. 2nd knuckle of big toe

6. Follow through

7. Land on striking foot

Progressions:

1. allow the GK to come and pressure the striking player.

2. the striking player can follow up and rebound to finish

3 make it an indervidual point scoring game 2 points for a strait goal,1 point for a rebound and 1 point for a save.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): FullyOpposed

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FullyOpposed (15 mins)

Organization:

Players divided into 4 teams(have two grids going)

Instructions:

Players in the middle recive a pass from the outside player take a touch to turn and have a shot on goal.

Coaching Points:

1. Head up on approach to observe goal

2. Placement of non-kicking foot

3. Hitting ball slightly off center – opposite to kicking foot

4. Body weight over ball (this is effected by placement of non-kicking foot)

5. 2nd knuckle of big toe

6. Follow through

7. Land on striking foot

Progressions:

Add defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): technical/semi pressure

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technical/semi pressure (10 mins)

Organization:

10x20 grid

6x small cones per grid diagram eg (1 grid)

2x tall cones

groups of 4-6 depending on age eg 8-9 years = 4players per group

1ball per group but have spares at the side

Instructions:

1. the players must now dribvle to the tall cone take a touch out of there feet, then strike the ball to the oposite line still following up with a run as shown.

Coaching Points:

o messi dribble to tall cone

otake a touch past the cone into the space and out of your feet

o Angle of approach – off center

oHead up to observe the target

oHead down at the point of contact

oNon-kicking foot placed to side, slightly behind the ball

oAnkle locked, toe down

oContact ball – will vary depending on target area

oContact foot – laces (instep)

oBody weight forward, chest and knee over the ball at contact

oFollow through landing on striking foot

orepeat with both feet

Progressions:

PG.now take out the tall cones and apply semi pressure (defenders dont takle) ,as the player strikes the ball he now will follow up with a run as before but towards the new striking player allowing them to take a touch out of there feet and be more game realistic with the setting to strike movements


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Instructions:

1. The game is 3v2 in each half of thef ield

2. Players must operate int heir own half

3. The group of three players have the option to drive into the central channel where theycanshootunopposedor

pass to the strikers

4. Thetwoplayersineachhalfmuststopthefourfrom workingashootingopportunity

5. Thegroupoffourcanalsoworkincombinationwiththestrikerstocreateshootingopportunities

Coaching Points:

1. Positive firsttouch

2. H ead up to observe the position ofthe goalkeeper

3. S h o t s e le c tio n

Progressions:


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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