Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Shooting, Finishing, Crossing Practice

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Desy Balmer, Adult Member

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Desy Balmer
Name: Desy Balmer
City: Kildare
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Good fun session to work on technique of volleys (scoring)

Good means to develop team work and competition and increased tempo to a technique exercise

Gives GK opportunity to work on scoring also

Team B behind the goal try to catch missed shots to score point.

Team A try to score goals to score point. Team with most points win. Develop fin forfeits (let the winners pick a physical exercise or losing team put away the gear)


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing & Volley Practice

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing & Volley Practice
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Crossing & Volley Practice (10 mins)

Method:

9 v 9 , 3 min games. Every player gets to cross and volley and try to score.

Move goal from byline to edge of box to create space behind for Defending team to catch ball.

Defending team score by Catching any shots that miss the target

Player A crosses/ lofts a pass to Player B who volleys from within the marked area

Player A follows his pass to become striker. Player B goes to the back of the que.

The quicker the exercise is done the more chances created

Swop sides to work on opposite direction and Other foot

1. Cross and volley or  2. Pass and first time strike (focus on the volley) and 3. Header

Coaching Points:

Out Play: Volley technique, Accuracy of shot, power of shot

Out work: Can players get in as many shots as possible (without losing technique)? 

GK: Try and save


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Volley and Half Volley

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Volley and Half Volley (10 mins)

Method:

9 v 9 , 3 min games. Coach throws the ball up for player to (1) volley and (2) Half volley

Move goal from byline to edge of box to create space behind for Defending team to catch ball.

Defending team score by Catching any shots that miss the target

Coach throws ball to Player who shoots from within the marked area. Player runs to retrieve his ball for next go. The quicker the exercise is done the more chances created

Swop sides to work on opposite direction and Other foot

1. Volley (no bounce) or 2. Half volley (as it hits ground)

Coaching Points:

Out Play: Volley technique, Accuracy of shot, power of shot

Out work: Can players get in as many shots as possible (without losing technique)?

GK: Try and save


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