Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Reactions

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Steven Rodden
Name: Steven Rodden
City: Gateshead
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Reactions

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Reactions
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Areas of development; Reactions, Catching, Diving, Speed of Footwork, Closing the angle quick.

Set up:

Create 3 goals using 4 poles/cones

Keeper starts behind the goals facing away from play

On the call the goalkeeper must turn quickly and establish where the coach* is

Make their way quickly to the goal to close the angle and make the save

Return to start position and repeat

* Coach must vary delivery points to make the goalkeeper think and react quickly


Goalkeeper lying on front/back facing away from the field of play

Repeat as above

Turn the focus onto fitness by having the goalkeeper sprint to the start after making a save and repeat at a quicker pace.

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