Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Compilation of finishing exercises (part 1)

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Daniel Johnston
Name: Daniel Johnston
City: Kerikeri
Country: New Zealand
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 to cross and finish

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1v1 to cross and finish

In 3's

Player A - 1v1 with goalkeeper, sprint around goal and cross ball into box

Player B & C - Move into box, one attacking the front post and the other ready for cut back or ball over the top.

Progression:

- add defender for 2v1 in box

- 3v2 in box


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetrating pass with finish

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Penetrating pass with finish

Athletico Madrid training session - penetrating passes with finish

Defenders

Defending 4 must stay in their own box

In possession - passing between each other trying to find penetrating pass to attackers

Out of possession - defend so no balls breach the line. If ball is played through then defend as you would in a game to win possession back

Attackers

Team in possession - movement to find gaps for penetrating pass. Free to roam behind defenders.

Out of possession - no pressure on defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass, Shot, Block

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Pass, Shot, Block

Red plays firm pass into blue, closes down and attempts to block shot.

Blue has 2 touches max to get a shot off.

- One side then the other.

- Return to your own side once you've had your turn.

- Play for two minutes and swap roles.

- Team with most goals wins.

Progression:

Fire in ball at different heights.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession and finish

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Possession and finish

Split group into 3 teams. Two teams play, the other team get ready to play.

Play 3v3 - 4v4 in the box.

Must make a minimum of 3 passes before shooting. Final pass can be a through ball through front of area (front of box is off-side line).

Winning team stays on.

Progression:

- Limit touches

- Final pass must be a through ball

- Shot must be a one-touch finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 to goal

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2v2 to goal

Set Up

Use width of 6 yard box to 25 yards out as your playing area

How to Play

1st team attack the goal, once attack is over they quickly turn into defenders and defend against the next two attackers...and so on and so on.

Make into a competition (Blue vs Red) sto keep intensity and quality high.

Progression:

- time limit to score

- one touch finish

- beat a player before shooting


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 with service

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1v1 with service

Red players are servers - from hands.

Blacks are defenders - defend their square

Blue are attackers - score goals

Blue player (attacker) moves from one area to the other attempting to score from a ball served by the red players. Must score in the nearest goal.

Blue player has 1 serve from each Red before next blue comes in.

Swap roles once everyone has had a go.

Keep scores. Losing team do forfeit.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Pass & Shoot

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Pass & Shoot

Players in middle play back and forth. On coaches call, they turn right and attempt to score from the GK's pass (one touch if possible).

Next two step up to middle and start passing so the middle ball never stops.

Progressions:

- Add a 3rd team who defend (start next to goal)

- When coach says "GO" the player with the ball attacks any goal while other defends.


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