Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): OTL Spring 2021, Session #1, 4 Station Rotation

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Matt Bernard
Name: Matt Bernard
City: Northern California
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sonoma Shooting

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Sonoma Shooting
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Sonoma Shooting (15 mins)

Focus: 

  • Pass to correct foot
  • receive across your body
  • good first touch in the direction you want to go.
  • shooting to the far post

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1-2 finish from pass

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1-2 finish from pass (15 mins)

Ball played for a 1-2 behind the dummy.

Coaching points:

Speed of pass

Angle of run

timing to not be offside


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1 vs. 1 Flying Changes

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1 vs. 1 Flying Changes (15 mins)

1v1 to goal, ball goes off in the half, over the end line or in the goal and a new player comes on


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 vs. 1 to goal

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2 vs. 1 to goal (15 mins)

2 v 1 to goal.

Defender plays ball out, attacking players create a 2v1, defender tries to force in one direction to allow GK to cut down angles, etc.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Getting Set in Rings

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Getting Set in Rings (10 mins)

Exercise Description:

GK learning to get set with feet no wider than shoulder width apart

Introduction to catching technique

Partner striking the ball from the ground at different heights ground, midsection, chest.

Change roles after 4 balls.

Coaching Points:

-Have you feet still at the moment of the shot.

-feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing towards shooter, knees bent.

-hands in front of you, off of your body. Palm of your gloves open to the ball.

-Weight on your toes. Nose over your toes

- step forward into the path of the shot, never backward toward your goal.

Equipment:

2 rings per partner, 3 balls per group.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 cone shooting from different angles

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3 cone shooting from different angles (15 mins)

Exercise Description:

Shots from different angles with distribution

Coaching Points:

stay on your feet as often as possible

Technical Objectives:

-set your feet

-step forward into the path of the ball

-take hands directly to the ball, eliminate extra movements.

-body behind the ball at all times

Organization:

2 big goals, 2 puggs, 10 balls.

Progression:

-add a player to follow up on any shots

-shoot from 3 different angles at random to force GK to adjust position quickly

-Distribute after each shot to the logical location based upon where players are blocking


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4vs. 4 GK Game

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4vs. 4 GK Game (10 mins)

Exercise Description:

2 vs. 2 Match

3 minute games

Coaching Points:

Get set at moment of the shot

hand in front of you

nose over your toes

be aware of your positioning in relation to the ball, the goal, and your teammate.

Organization:

3 zones. 24 long by 12 wide.

Progression:

add numbers

Rules:

No more than 1 GK in each zone defensively

GK's become field players as soon as they win the ball with their hands. Rebounds are live until defending team gains possession through their hands or by connecting a pass.


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Movement
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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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