Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Session Plan Goalkeeping session plan - Shot stopping, Diving & Distrbution (Start Time: 2021-03-30 15:15:00)

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Noel Healy, Adult Member

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Noel Healy
Name: Noel Healy
City: Cork
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (25 mins)

Method: 

2-3 Goalkeepersper station, 4x4 square yards. Servers 15 yards from Goalkeepers.

The GK moves from the back line of cones to the front line between the cones & gets into a set position to complete 4 variations.

1.      Ground Save

2.      Chest save

3.     High Jump save

4.     Low diveee side save

 

Coaching Points:

·       All shots are always handled with both hands

·       Distritbute by rolling/short, overhand throw

·       Get feet set before handling ball

·       Call for the ball (keeper)

·       Save is cleared away from danger area

·       Proper technique


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (30 mins)

Method: 

20x40 yard grids, supply of balls.

Goalkeeper starts by doing fast feet throught the cones. Once he reaches the end of the cones the coach will then volley the ball head height forcing the GK into a catch. GK will then return the ball & the coach will then perform a side foot shot to the left forcing the GK to dive & make the save. GK will then sprint to the goal where the second server will strike the ball forcing another diving save. After the 3 saves the GK can rest. Swap the GK’s until each of them have performed the drill twice.

 

Coaching Points:

·       Attempt to shop all shots

·       Have feet set before shot

·       Hands in the ready position

·       All shots away from the body

·       Movement of Feet


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (35 mins)

Method:

30x40 area - 4v4. – 4x3min games

Teams attacking goal & taking serval shots at Goalkeepers to react. When team scores, the GK that conceded the goal starts the game again with quick decisison making by moving the ball quickly by rolling the ball, passing the ball or throwing the ball, they can use the wall of players around the playing area, the players on the outside have 2 touch rule, with first touch must be forward & cannot pass to the players on the outside.

 

Coaching Points:

·       Gk to have good communication

·       Good & quick distribution

·       Dealing with long range shots

·       Defence Orgainisation

·       Correct Diving & shot stopping Techniques

·       Feet ready before shot

·       Good/Quick reations

·       Good angles


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Screen 4 (30 mins)

Method:

11v11 – Full pitch

Red team attacking in the final third to test the GK with a number of strikes from outside and inside the area, including crossing. CF to react to all strikes on target to try and bounce on any mistake from the Gk. When the GK saves the ball, he needs to get to the edge of the box quicky to try and make a good decision on his distribution to find a Blue team and set up an early attacking play.

 

Coaching Points:

GK needs to understand the importance of positioning according to where the ball is, good hands, understand when to play it quick and when to slow it down. Make good decisions, Open the body shape so they can see what going on around them.Orgainise the Defenders, Good communication, hands & feet. Control the penalty box. Play the Game encouraging the GK at all times. Reinforce all the coaching points from all the activities.


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