Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Madison Fall 2019- U10-U12 Week 7

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Pro-Club: RBNY Academy Inc

Patrick McCarron, Adult Member

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Patrick McCarron
Name: Patrick McCarron
City: Booton
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Key learning outcomes

Observation of the Goalkeeper

Choice of technique based upon distance, position of the GK

Angle of approach – off center

Head down at the point of contact

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

Ankle locked, toe down

Contact foot – laces (instep)

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

Follow through landing on striking foot


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Shooting Partners

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Shooting Partners (20 mins)

Organization:

- Players in pairs

- 1 ball per pair

- 2 yard gates, 10 yards in between each player

Instructions:

- Players strike the ball through the gate using the driven technique.

- No scores to ensure shooting technique is used rather than passes.

Learning Outcomes

Observation of the Goalkeeper

Choice of technique based upon distance, position of the GK

Angle of approach – off center

Head down at the point of contact

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

Ankle locked, toe down

Contact ball – will vary depending on target area

Contact foot – laces (instep)

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

Follow through landing on striking foot

Positive attitude towards shooting

Coaching Points:

- Observe target

- Angle of approach

- Non-Kicking foot placement

- Body weight learning forward (head, shoulders, hips then knee over ball)

- Contact on ball, contact on foot

- Follow through

- Land on striking foot

Progressions:

Move gates 15-20 yards apart and make it a competition to see who can be the first to score 10 goals against their partner using correct shooting technique


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Redbull Shootout

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Redbull Shootout (20 mins)

Organization:

- Players placed on endline, cones 20 yards away.

- Large goal (1 point), two mini goals (3 points)

Instructions:

- Players pick up ball at cone, have a maximum of 3 touches to score. first player to put the ball in the net receives the points.

Learning Outcomes

Observation of the Goalkeeper

Choice of technique based upon distance, position of the GK

Angle of approach – off center

Head down at the point of contact

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

Ankle locked, toe down

Contact ball – will vary depending on target area

Contact foot – laces (instep)

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

Follow through landing on striking foot

Positive attitude towards shooting

Coaching Points:

1.Prep Touch and approach

2.Observe the GK’s position

3.Shot selection, proper surface, proper striking technique

4.Technique after ball is struck

Progressions:

- 1 ball is played in for two players


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Semi/Fully Opposed

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Technical Semi/Fully Opposed (20 mins)

Organization:

- As many balls as possible for quick rotations

- 2 age specific goals

- 2x2 yard starting gates

- 2x10 yard shooting gate (15-20 yards away from goal)

Instructions:

- First player dribbles out and shoots as close to shooting gate/line as possible, after shooting they become the GK, the GK goes to the back of the opposite line of the shooter, next in line repeats for continual rotation.

Learning Outcomes

Observation of the Goalkeeper

Choice of technique based upon distance, position of the GK

Angle of approach – off center

Head down at the point of contact

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

Ankle locked, toe down

Contact ball – will vary depending on target area

Contact foot – laces (instep)

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

Follow through landing on striking foot

Positive attitude towards shooting

Coaching Points:

- Head up on approach to observe GK, smaller touches as get closer to shooting line, use last touch to give yourself correct angle of approach.

- Use same technical coaching points as learned in previous activity

- Be confident

- Placement vs power?

Progressions:

- Make individual competition (first player to 10 goals)

- Split players into two teams with specific GKs and make a team competition

- Ball is lofted into target player in between shooting line who lays off ball for 1 time strike

- Add defender by shooting line to make it a 1v1 before trying to score


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (30 mins)

Organization:

Instructions:

- Free play to goals

Coaching Points:

- less instruction here, just reminding players about space and spreading out

- Making connections with the previous drills to enforce previous coaching points

- Switching out of pressure

Progressions:


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