Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Movement of a Striker

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Daniel Martin
Name: Daniel Martin
City: Warwick
Country: United States of America
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shooting Footskills

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Shooting Footskills (10 mins)

Instructions

Two 15x15 grids outside the penalty area.

Players to follow coach instructions performing series of footskills - toe taps, foundations, fakes, moves, turns, using different surfaces of the foot.

Each player is given a number, when a coach calls out their number the player must take one touch out of the grid and shoot on goal.

Don't coach the shooting too much, just encourage correct shooting technique as a warm up.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing and Shooting

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Passing and Shooting (5 mins)

Instructions

Progression from previous screen.

Passing and Shooting warm up.

Players make quick passes in their teams and on the 5th pass the player on the ball shoots on goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Target Man

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Target Man (15 mins)

Instructions

Pass, spin off and shoot.

Number 9 starts with ball, lays it back to Number 10.

On 10's first touch, 9 makes a spin off the defender.

10 plays a through ball for 9 to shoot at goal.

Rotation: After shooting, the striker grabs ball and joins queue. Number 10 becomes the Number 9 and the next person becomes the 10.

Let all players shoot from both sides of the drill. Shooting from the left and right.

Points:

Delay run to beat offside trap.

Arc run and don't wait for ball, move onto ball and strike.

Shoot low and hard - focus on technique.

Shoot across goal - cover why? Goalkeeper occupies near side.

Power or placement and the difference.

Move away from the defender - cone.

Progression

After 10 plays pass he becomes a defender to apply recovering pressure on shooter - encourage quick play and taking shot early.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Target Man with wide play

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Target Man with wide play (10 mins)

Instructions

Progression from previous, changing the point of attack.

9 plays ball back to 10.

10 plays ball wide to 7.

7 gets down line and plays low cross into 9 who shoots.

Points:

As before.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Attacking in Pairs

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Attacking in Pairs (15 mins)

Instructions

Working on striker movement.

Two strikers, play the ball wide to a winger, then make run into box to finish off cross.

Points:

Communication between strikers as to which post they are attacking.

Timing of run, don't be ahead of ball - move onto the ball.

Affect all players - opposing winger who doesn't get ball to come in off wing to join attack.

Progression:

Add defenders in who start from behind the goal.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Attack vs Defence to goal

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Attack vs Defence to goal (20 mins)

Instructions

Attack vs Defence SSG

Encourage shooting opportunities. whenever there is space to shoot - take it.

Game starts with ball at CM.

Allow game to play out.

Points:

Intervene and coach striker movement as covered in practice.


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