Football/Soccer Session (U12): shooting

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Andrew Mcleod, Adult Member

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Andrew Mcleod
Name: Andrew Mcleod
City: EAST ORANGE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-Up
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Juggling Warm-Up (10 mins)

Organization:

15x30 yard grid, each Player with a ball.

Instructions:

- Players juggle in a specific pattern or sequence

Coaching Points:

- Players try to improve their touches (suppleness, control and foot-eye coordination) by juggling with different surfaces of their feet & body.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (10 mins)

Organization:

Half field

Balls

Players as shown

Instructions:

- Play starts when Passer hits a pass into Middle player; after Passer plays the return pass, they must move to create an angle for return pass to shoot 1st time.

- Middle player lays the ball off in a drop pass for Passer to drive with laces.

- Rotation: Passer to Middle player, Middle player to back of the line.

Coaching Points:

- Timing and weight of passes

- Movement off the ball in order to shoot 1st time

- Shooter:

- Head up to observe target/goalkeeper

- Selection of appropriate foot/surface

- Selection of appropriate spot on the ball to strike

- Plant foot next to ball and follow through aimed at target

Progressions:

- See Next Slide


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

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Main Theme II (20 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

- Same set up as prior screen.

- This time, layoff pass from Middle player is more to the side, causing the Passer to bend the shot far post with inside of foot.

Coaching Points:

- Timing and weight of passes

- Movement off the ball in order to shoot 1st time

- Shooter:

- Head up to observe target/goalkeeper

- Selection of appropriate foot/surface

- Selection of appropriate spot on the ball to strike

- Plant foot next to ball and follow through aimed at target

Progressions:


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

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Main Theme III (20 mins)

Organization:

20 x 25.

Two goals.

Players positioned as seen in diagram.

Instructions:

- Player dribbles at marker executing any move around manequin.

*Note next touch after getting around must be a shot; alternate feet.

Coaching Points:

- Observation of GK and target to choose striking surface.

- Ball out of feet at an angle (2 o'clock or 10 o'clock) after move for correct observation and apporach.

- Plant foot, hips and shooting foot aimed at target at point of contact.

- Land on striking foot.

Progressions:

- Add player where manequin to play bounce pass and act as defender.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Match

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Match (30 mins)

Organization:

Match

7v7 (adjust for numbers)

Instructions:

- Regular match

Coaching Points:

- Observation of GK and target to choose striking surface.

- Ball out of feet at an angle (2 o'clock or 10 o'clock) after move for correct observation and apporach.

- Plant foot, hips and shooting foot aimed at target at point of contact.

- Land on striking foot.

Progressions:


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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Dribble
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