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Naeem Boucher, Adult Member

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Naeem Boucher
Name: Naeem Boucher
City: Clifton
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Head Catch

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Head Catch (20 mins)

Organization:

-10 by 10 Circle

-Position players around the circle

-Coach serves the ball from the middle

Instructions:

-Coach tosses the ball underhand to any player in the circle.

-If coach says "Head It" player must Catch the ball

-If coach says "Catch It" the player must Head the ball back to the coach

-If the player does the wrong comand, the player must run around the circle and then back to his original position

Coaching Points:

1. Head the ball with the forehead back into the coaches hands

2. Keep your eyes on the ball and head up

Progressions:

1. The command the coach says the player must do. (If coach says "Head It" player must head it)

2. The command the coach says the player must do the opposite. (If coach says "Head It" player must catch it)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Volleys/Heading

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Volleys/Heading (20 mins)

Organization:

-15x5 grid

-2 players in each grid working together

-1 ball per group

Instructions:

-Player A starts with the ball in his hands

-Player A underhand tosses the ball to Player B

-Player B heads/volleys the ball back to Player A's hands

-20 to 30 reps for each player

Coaching Points:

-Keep ankle locked and knee over the ball when striking the ball

-Watch the ball make contact with your foot

-Hit the ball dont let the ball hit you

Progressions:

1. Player A and B stand in the same spot

1a. Do repititions of Inside of Right Foot, Inside of Left Foot, Laces with Right Foot, and Laces with Left Foot.

2. Have Player A toss the ball and move back while player B strikes the ball back to player A's hands

2a. Do repititions of Inside of Right Foot, Inside of Left Foot, Laces with Right Foot, and Laces with left foot.

3. Headers


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

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2v2 +2

Organization:

-20x30 or 25x35 field

-2v2+ 2 neutral players

-Goalkeepers optional

Instructions:

-Players go 2v2 with 2 neutral players who stay in the channel

-No one can go in the channel to defend

-To score, the ball must be played out to the channel player, who crosses the ball in

-Scoring can be either a volley or header

-Scoring with a volley is 1 point, scoring off a header is 2 points

Coaching Points:

-Keep eyes on the ball

-Judge the speed and the height of the ball

-Figure out the correct surface to use

-Know where the goalkeeper is

Progressions:

1. Finish the ball using a volley/header

2. Neutral player can be challenged but the defender is not allowed in the channel to challenge


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): European Handball

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European Handball

Organization:

-20 by 15 field

-2 teams (3v3 or 4v4)

-2 Goals

Instructions:

-Attackers must throw the ball to their teammates to get the ball down the field.

-In order to score, a player must throw the ball to a teammate and have them head it into the goal.

-Attackers only have 3 steps then must throw the ball to a teammate to continue the attack down the field

-Defenders can get the ball by: tagging the Attacker with the ball, Catching the ball, or if the ball hits the ground it becomes the Defenders ball.

-When Defenders get the ball, they become the attackers.

Coaching Points:

-Know where your teammates are

-Use team work to get the ball down the field

-Head the ball towards the ground when trying to score

Progressions:

1. Without a goalkeeper

2. With a goalkeeper


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v4

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4v4 (20 mins)

Organization:

20x30

3v3 or 4v4

Two Teams

One Ball

Instrutions:

-Throw Ins

-Corner Kicks

Coaching Points:

-Strike the ball with the correct surface (Foot/head)

-Find the open player

Progression:


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