Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Jack In the Box

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Am-Club: Real Colorado

Alexis Nieves, Adult Member

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Alexis Nieves
Name: Alexis Nieves
City: Littleton
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 10 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme
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Main Theme (30 mins)


1. 20x20 area set up as shown.

2. Split players into 4 teams, 1 player behind goal, 3 shooters at blue cone

3. One ball per player


1. Player 1 from each team dribbles towards the yellow cones, once past the yellow cones player must shoot the ball.

2. If the Player scores, they grab their ball and sit on it behind the goal. If they miss, they retrive their ball and go to the end of their team line.

3. The next player in line can begin once the player in front of them has shot the ball.

4. The player behind the goal is allowed to shoot the ball once every member of their team has scored a goal.

5. First team with all balls scored and every player sitting on their ball behind goal wins.

Coaching Points:

1. Angle of approach – off center

2. Head up to observe the position of the goalkeeper

3. Head down at the point of contact

4. Non-kicking foot placed to side, slightly behind the ball

5. Ankle locked, toe down

6. Contact ball – will vary depending on target area

7. Contact foot – laces

8. Body weight forward, chest and knee over the ball at contact

9. Follow through landing on striking foot


1. Round 1: Allow players to shoot however they want

2. Round 2: Players must use their right foot and laces for a goal to count

3. Round 3: Players must use their left foot and laces for a goal to count

4. Round 4: Inside/Outside right foot dribble, right foot and laces for a goal to count

5. Round 5: Inside/Outside left foot dribble, left foot and laces for a goal to count

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