Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Striker concentration drill

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Gavin Bowen, Adult Member

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Gavin Bowen
Name: Gavin Bowen
City: Wrexham
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Set-up & Technical

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Set-up & Technical (10 mins)

Set-up

2 x servers, numbered 1 & 2.

2 x wide players & one striker

1 x player to stand in goal with a cone in each hand

2 x mannequin, numbered 1 & 2.

2 x slalom poles to mark out two areas in the goal, numbered 1 & 2.

A supply of balls for the servers.

Technical

- Striker starts with back to goal, central to the wide players.

- Play starts with with player/coach in goal holding up either 1 or 2 cones, striker must check his shoulder and react to recieve the ball off the relevant server. Two cones held up, striker looks to recieve off server two (as shown).

- The wide player must then react to break the line to recieve the ball off the striker.

- Striker then makes a run behind the mannaquin (defender) to recieve pass off wide player.

- Striker must then lift his head to see the number of cones held up, and shoot into that area of the goal. One cone would mean a shot across goal, into area one.

- Players then follow there pass and rotate positions.

Key points

- Striker on his toes and glancing over both shoulders

- Servers & wide players to react to Strikers movement

- - Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression 1

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Progression 1 (10 mins)

Progression 1

- Swap the numbers of the goal areas so striker must concentrate on which area to hit.

Key Points

- Does striker lift his head as he is approaching the ball before shooting.


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

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Progression 2 (10 mins)

Progression 2

- Swap the goal areas over and swap the wide players numbers.

- The servers numbers can be swapped over

- Change the numbers of servers, wideplayers & goal areas regularly so strikers & wide players have to concentrate on there movements and triggers.

- Opposite wide player must now act as a defender and try and close striker down.

Key Points

- Do players communicate to ensure success

- Do wide players react to strikers movement to revieve ball off server.

- Decision making off striker, does he hit his shot first time, let it run across his body, does he lift his head to see what area to shoot before reaching the pass off wide player.


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