Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): SFA C Licence - Individual - Volley

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Paul Montgomery, Adult Member

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Paul Montgomery
Name: Paul Montgomery
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 6 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Working on technique of Volleying a football

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Volley (5mins)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Volley (5mins)
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Volley (5mins)


- 4 Players

- 1 GK, 2 Feeders, 1 Key Player

- Supply of Footballs


- Feeder one plays the ball to Key Player to Volley towards goal

- Next, Feeder two plays the ball to Key Player to Volley towards goal

Allow 2 Volleys on each foot free play.

Progression: Increase distance of volley from penalty spot to edge of box.

Coaching Points:

- Adjust body position to judge the flight of the ball

- Raise arms to help balance yourself

- Keep eyes on the ball to help timing and ensure you strike the ball

- Standing foot should be slightly bent to help with balance

- Get body/head over ball to keep shot down

- Rise striking leg back, bending the knee

- Strike ball with laces with toes pointing downwards

- Strike through the ball with foot pointing in the direction of where you want the ball to go

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