Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Agility - Keith Cook drills

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Nigel Miller
Name: Nigel Miller
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (10 mins)

Box run

Small square 5m x 5m for 4 players.

Players run forward from A to B, B to C, C to D, D to A.

Players always facing forwards towards mannequin.

Coaching points:-

Bent knees.

Weight slightly forward

Legs wide apart on traverse from B to C

Heels shouldn't touch

Checking shoulders on backwards run

Progression:-

Change direction

Start 1 player on each cone and play tig.


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Screen 2 (10 mins)

Ali shuffle

1 single painted line on pitch 5 m long.

Player starts with one foot over line and one foot behind line.

Player then jumps and swaps foot position over line.

Player to traverse up the line from A to B

Player toalways face mannequin.

Coaching points:-

On balls of feet.

Bent knees

Leaning forward slightly

Pump arms


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Screen 3 (10 mins)

Jumps

1) Players to leap from red line to green line like a kangroo.

Coaching tips:-

Feet shoulder width apart

Not to flex knees too much

Use arms to add height

Progression:-

Head imaginary ball at full height

2) Player to start with feet together and jump either side (like slalom skiing) of the blue line from A to B.

Coaching tips:-

Knees bent

On balls of feet

Use arms for balance


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Screen 4 (10 mins)

Foot race

Red and green lines set 1.5m apart.

Players to face away from blue line.

On coaches shout, green players to sprint to blue line.

Red players to try and catch green players before they cross blue line.

Progressions:-

Players to balance on 1 foot as starting position

Players to be in press up position as starting position

Players to lie on backs as starting position


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Slalom

Players to zig zag through mannequins run round cone, through ladders, round final cone and back to the start.

Vary ladder steps throughout session.

Forward with both feet in each square

Forward on outside left foot inside square then outside square

Forward on inside left foot inside square then outside square

Etc Etc

Coaching Points:-

No to 'run round' mannequins.

Plant outside foot and absorb impact with bent knee.

Push off in explosive movement

Low body position

DO LADDERS SLOWLY UNTIL TECHNIQUE IS FULLY UNDERSTOOD


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