Football/Soccer Session (U14): TECHNICAL - SHOOTING - GU14W (WSSL TRAVEL) (Start Time: 2014-05-07 17:30:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm-up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Warm-up
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Dynamic Warm-up (15 mins)

Organization:

10x20 yard area (grid)

Groups of 6 players

Cones / Flags / Markers / Poles (4 different objects matched on each corner)

Instructions:

- First Player in the groups move around the three cones; on coaches command, it's a race to one of the four corners (which ever coach calls out).

- Point to the team of the quicker player.

Coaching Points:

- Head Up

- Quick feet

- Low center of gravity

- Explosive movement to flag or cone that is called

- Quick thinking/decision making

Progressions:

- Opposite of what coach calls (if flag, go to cone and vice versa)

- Vary the movement around the three cones


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (15 mins)

Organization:

Players in pairs

One ball per pair

Instructions:

- Player starts with ball in hand, and tries to volley shot into partner's hands.

- Each shot that is caught by the partner is worth a point.

- See which team can get the most points in a set amount of time.

Coaching Points:

1. Locking ankle on contact.

2. Placement of non kicking foot.

3. Stepping into and following through on shot.

4. Angled apporach to ball.

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (20 mins)

Organization:

3 10x15 yard channels

Players set up as shown

Balls

Goals

Instructions:

- Play starts when player on the far end (Shooter) opposite of the goal makes eye contact and checks around the defender and to passer standing next to the goal.

- Shooter plays a 1-touch pass to Midfield player checking to the ball (checks away as ball travels from end-to-end).

- After Shooter plays the pass, they retreat and run around the defender so they can run onto the shot.

- Midfield player plays a 1-touch pass diagonally into the path of the shooter.

- Rotation: Starting passer - Midfield player - Shooter - Starting passer.

- First team to score 10.

- Switch sides to work on opposite foot shot.

Coaching Points:

- Located ball while traveling.

- Angle of approach.

- Head still, eyes on ball and body over the ball.

- Support foot: facing target.

- Kicking foot: toe down, ankle locked.

- Follow through towards target.

- Land on kicking foot.

Progressions:

- Midfield player follows pass to provide passive pressure while taking the shot.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme III

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Main Theme III (20 mins)

Organization:

Same set-up as prior screen; now going to goal against Defender.

Instructions:

- Players play for one turn, ball scored, stolen or out of play.

- Rotation: End-Passer becomes the Central Defender, Central Defender becomes the Attacker, Attacker retrieves ball and goes to become End-Passer.

Coaching Points:

- Check away first to create space.

- Check at an angle and at speed to create separation.

- Locate ball while traveling.

- Angle of approach.

- Check shoulder to see which side defender is showing.

- Choose correct surface of foot to execute turn.

- Head up to locate goal and determine next action.

Progressions:


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

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

4v4 plus GKs

30x20 yard area

Instructions:

- One player allowed in opposition half at a time to close down when defending and act as target man when in possession.

- Second player may join if direct ball played into their team's target man.

Coaching Points:

- Striking technique.

- Shoot when opportunity arises.

- Type of shot - Decision making.

- Find target player early.

- Movement off the ball.

- Speed of play.

Progression:

- Limit touches.

Regression:

- Remove halfway line restriction.


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