Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U9G - Shooting - March 17-21 (Start Time: 2021-03-17 17:00:00)

Profile Summary

Steve Tsafkopoulos
Name: Steve Tsafkopoulos
City: Burlington
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Proper Shooting Technique

  • Planting foot beside the ball
  • Locked ankle
  • Ball on angle, away from feet, step into the ball
  • Body and head over ball.
  • Strike with laces, and follow through

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Dribble & Shoot Races

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up - Dribble & Shoot Races
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Warm up - Dribble & Shoot Races (10 mins)

ORGANIZATION/Setup:

  •  Set-up3 lines of 5 agility cones with 2-3 cones 2 yds away from last red cone. 3 littlenets.
  • Race with each player going twice.  Alternating foot to shoot.
  • 1 point for scoring, 2 points for hitting cone. 

Coaching Points/KeyFactors:

  • Touch-step dribblingusing inside/outside parts of foot quick peak at Goal and aim for a cone in the corners. Collect ball and race back  to end of line
  • Striking technique;ankle locked, toe down, follow-through, planting foot, body over the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y pass with Shooting

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Y pass with Shooting
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Y pass with Shooting (15 mins)

Receive & Shoot

  • Players line up beside post, everyone with a ball
  • Two players waiting on cone to receive pass
  • Player passes in ball for receiving player to open up and shoot on goal
  • Can place smaller nets in the big net to encourage picking corners

Coaching Points 

  • Open body shape 
  • Positive first touch to set up shot
  • Planting foot beside the ball, locked ankle, strike with laces, and follow through

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shoulder Check and Shoot

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Shoulder Check and Shoot (15 mins)

Shooting Activity 2

  • Attacker ready on first yellow cone

  • Defender stands between two red cones 
  • Player feeds in the ball, while this happens the defender chooses a red cone to stand on
  • Attacker must check their shoulder before receiving to see where defender is, and open up to the opposite side as shown in the photo
  • Attacker takes 1 or 2 touches and then shoots
  • Attacker becomes defender, defender grabs the ball and joins the line, feeder player becomes attacker

Coaching Points

  • Shoulder check before receiving
  • Use proper part of foot to turn and set up shot 
  • Don't stop the ball, keep the ball moving towards the goal as you turn
  • Strike with power after turn

Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Jail Break

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Jail Break (10 mins)

ORGANIZATION/Setup:

  • Set up one large Net
  • 2 Cones – 20 yards fromtouch line, 12 yards from goal post
  • Coach in goal
  • Coach passed ball into space – players should be running onto ball.
  • Minimize touches 2 or 3to shoot
  • Score – go back of line
  • Miss they go to jail(behind net) and released when teammate scores

Coaching Points/KeyFactors:

  • body mechanics andcontrol of body
  • body position andbalance
  • eye on ball
  • quality of preparationtouch
  • contact surface
  • aggressive and positivementality
  • placement versus power

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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1

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