Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Session 5 - Distribution with Feet

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Ian Morgans, Adult Member

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Ian Morgans
Name: Ian Morgans
City: Haverfordwest
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill

Area Set Up

  • Set as Diagram
  • 2 mini goals placed at aprox 50yds (depending on available space) and 10 yds in from touch line
  • Playing set up, 44yds x 50yds
  • 4 x Manequins/poles set at 20 yds from goal A.
  • Cones set out as per diagram

Aim

The exercise is for 2 GKs to work on various passing techniques to 'Distribute' also factoring in awareness, movement and decision making.

Skill

  • GK1 starts on the line in the middle of the goal.
  • P1 passes the ball into GK1, GK1 moves to the Red cone to receive it.
  • GK1 receives the ball and then Passes the ball to GK2.
  • GK1 then moves back around the White cone and then moves to the Yellow cone to receive the ball back from GK2.
  • GK1 receives the ball and then passes it to P2.
  • Drill is repeated in reverse.

Rotate the keepers after the drill has been carried out 5 times on both sides.

Challenges

  • Can the GK use non-dominant foot.

  • Can the GK vary the type of pass - Outside of foot, Instep, Laces, Chip.
  • Can the GK play the ball 1st time.

Factors & Mechanics

  • General Factors: Focus on Target - Decide on technique to be used - Decision (Playing to feet or into space) - Quality and Accuracy of supply - Support the Pass.

Mechanics of Striking Ball

  • Passing: Look at target - Eye on ball - Angle of approach - Non-kicking foot alongside ball in a comfortable position - Strike Centre of ball with inside / outside of foot (Identified area of the ball) - Firm ankle - Follow through towards target.
  • Lofted Pass: Look at target - Eye on ball - Angle of approach - Non-kicking foot alongside ball in a comfortable position - Strike the bottom third of the ball with a slightly open foot, making contact with top end of instep between the laces of the boot and the toes - Foot moving forward under the ball - Firm ankle - Follow through towards target.
  • Control: On toes - Eye on the ball - Get in line with ball - Decide and present surface towards ball - Relax on impact.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill - Prog. 1

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Skill - Prog. 1

Skill - Progression 1

  • GK1 starts on the line in the middle of the goal.
  • P1 passes the ball into GK1, GK1 moves to the Red cone to receive it.
  • GK1 receives the ball and then Passes the ball to GK2.
  • GK1 then moves back around the White cone and then moves to the Yellow cone to receive the ball back from GK2.
  • GK1 then plays the ball long to the mini goal - this is to simulate playing the ball into space
  • Drill is repeated in reverse.

Rotate the keepers after the drill has been carried out 5 times on both sides.

Challenges

  • Can the GK use non-dominant foot.

  • Can the GK vary the type of pass - Outside of foot, Instep, Laces, Chip.
  • Can the GK play the ball 1st time.

Factors & Mechanics


As Per Skill

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill - Prog. 2

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Skill - Progression 2

  • GK1 starts on the line in the middle of the goal.
  • P1 passes the ball into GK1, GK1 moves to the Red cone to receive it.
  • GK1 receives the ball and then Passes the ball to GK2.
  • GK1 then moves back around the White cone and then moves to the Yellow cone to receive the ball back from GK2.
  • GK1 then switches plays quickly to the opposite mini goal -  this is to simulate playing the ball into space with a switch of play.
  • Drill is repeated in reverse.

Rotate the keepers after the drill has been carried out 5 times on both sides.

Challenges

  • Can the GK use non-dominant foot.

  • Can the GK vary the type of pass - Outside of foot, Instep, Laces, Chip.
  • Can the GK play the ball 1st time.

Factors & Mechanics

As Per Skill


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical

Technical 

  • P1 plays the ball back to GK1, then moves towards the opposite goal.
  • GK1 plays the ball through the Mannequins/Poles into space for P1, Breaking the Line.
  • P1 then goes through on goal and shoots.
  • Once GK2 has made the save from P1, he recovers receive the ball from P2.
  • GK2 plays a one-two with P2, he tells P2 to 'turn', P2 turns and plays the ball through to P3.
  • P3 goes through on goal, P2 becomes P3 and rotation starts again.

Challenges

  • Can the GK use non-dominant foot.

  • Can the GK vary the type of pass - Outside of foot, Instep, Laces, Chip.
  • Can the GK play the ball 1st time.

Factors & Mechanics

  • General Factors: Focus on Target - Decide on technique to be used - Decision (Playing to feet or into space) - Quality and Accuracy of supply - Support the Pass.

Mechanics of Striking Ball

  • Passing: Look at target - Eye on ball - Angle of approach - Non-kicking foot alongside ball in a comfortable position - Strike Centre of ball with inside / outside of foot (Identified area of the ball) - Firm ankle - Follow through towards target.
  • Lofted Pass: Look at target - Eye on ball - Angle of approach - Non-kicking foot alongside ball in a comfortable position - Strike the bottom third of the ball with a slightly open foot, making contact with top end of instep between the laces of the boot and the toes - Foot moving forward under the ball - Firm ankle - Follow through towards target.
  • Shooting: Get your body in a position to strike - Angled approach - Non-kicking foot beside the ball - Head over the ball - Select Surface & Strike: E.g. Laces, Inside. - Follow through - Accuracy (and Aim).
  • Control: On toes - Eye on the ball - Get in line with ball - Decide and present surface towards ball - Relax on impact.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG

SSG 

Start off with normal game for 5 mins, after 5 mins introduce 1st Condition.

1. Ball fed into player, the team in possesion must play the ball through the keeper before creating a shooting opportunity.

Progression - Inrease the number of times the ball must be played through the keeper -

Regression - Opposition player not allowed in keepers area - Keeper allowed in possession for set time before Opposition can put pressure on him.

2. Ball fed into GK, ball must be played out from the keeper and must also be played back through him before creating a shooting opportunity.

Progression - Inrease the number of times the ball must be played through the keeper.

Regression - Opposition player not allowed in keepers area - Keeper allowed in possession for set time before Opposition can put pressure on him.

Challenges

  • Can the GK use non-dominant foot.

  • Can the GK vary the type of pass - Outside of foot, Instep, Laces, Chip.
  • Can the GK play the ball 1st time.
  • Restrict touches/Restrict Time in Possession

Factors & Mechanics

As Per Technical


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 3
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Pitch Line 4

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