Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Spring Break Camp Day 1

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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): Getting set with one partner

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Getting set with one partner (10 mins)

Exercise Description:

1 GK Serves, 1 GK works. Striking balls at various heights for GK to focus on getting set and catching technique.

Coaching Points:

-Feet set at the moment of shot, shoulder width apart, hands set in front

- step into path of the ball, attacking it


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

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3 cone shooting from different angles (10 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): Shot stopping with distribution

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Shot stopping with distribution (20 mins)

Exercise Description:

Technical shooting exercise from different angles, followed by immeditate distribution to the opposite 2/3 or 7/11 or #9 with a longer kick.

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Rules:

Every shot must be a moving ball.

Follow rebounds to score.

Ideally shooting between 16-18 yards out.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Set in rings, stepping out and going forward

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Set in rings, stepping out and going forward (10 mins)

Exercise Description:

Diving/falling warm up

Coaching Points:

-Focus on how your body hits the ground, limit the impact on your body.

-hands to the ball immediately

-step into the path of the ball, not at the shooter

-hands wrapped around the front side of the ball

-limit extra movements when stepping and getting hands to the ball

Progression:

-add in live shooter.

-get up without using your hands


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 Saves with distribution after second save

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2 Saves with distribution after second save (20 mins)

Exercise Description:

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5 cone shooting

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5 cone shooting (20 mins)

Exercise Description:

5 shots in rapid succession. Touch a different colored cone and quickly get ready for the shot.

Coaching Points:

-identify correct color and move their quickly while keeping an eye on the ball and shooter

- adjust your body to make sure you are diving forward

Technical Objectives:

- attempt to catch every ball struck at you.

- every shot held to be distributed to the opposite side 2/3 or 7/11.

-dive only if you must

-eliminate soft rebounds

Tactical Objectives:

-get to the best position possible at the moment of the shot.

Physical Objectives:

-quick movement

-body control

-push off to extend when necessary

Equipment:

5 balls, 5 cones, 2 mini goals

Organization:

Progression:

-follow up rebounds

-change colors to numbers, shapes, to force the GK to remember which cone correlates.

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2 vs. 2 GK Game

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2 vs. 2 GK Game (15 mins)

Exercise Description:

2 vs. 2 Match

90-120 second 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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