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Return to play

Return to play: Short or long

in Passing, Return to play

If you are social distancing please observe your local rules. This is very easy to set up and can be used for different distances, long and short passing coupled with a one-two skill. It is a simple unopposed activity but it needs good coordination. MORE

Return to play: Two touch shooting

in Return to play

This activity gets strikers ready to receive and shoot at goal from balls played in and around the penalty area. That vital first touch is made even more important due to the two-touch finish from a crisp pass. MORE

1v1 striker

Return to play: Lone striker

in Return to play, Shooting

Use this session to teach your strikers to attack with strength and presence – to be a strong forward who strikes fear into the heart of defenders. This simple session puts the focus on passing and moving to get into a good position to hit the target. MORE

Return to play: I’m back!

in Email newsletters, Return to play

I went back to coaching last week, although it was a strange form of coaching! It does take time to sort out the players, but having created 'safe' areas 2m apart where the players could put drinks, sanitiser and their bags so they could safely have a drink during training it made it an easier practice. MORE

U14 develop turning skills game - part 1

Return to play: Turning skills

in Return to play, Turning

Please check out the latest sport and social distancing guidelines in your area, and follow the recommendations when planning training sessions. This is a simple passing, turning game which will give your players the ability to receive the ball and turn with it to pass in another direction MORE

Return to play: Small groups

in Email newsletters, Return to play

Tonight I'm back with my Under 10s to get training back on track with some social distancing sessions. My head is full of car park instructions, drop offs, pick ups, sanitisers and 2 metre distances! But it will be great to see all the players again. My plans will be simple sessions for the small groups I am coaching MORE

Fast play to goal

Return to play: quick interplay

in Return to play, Shooting

Please check out the latest sport and social distancing guidelines in your area, and follow the recommendations when planning training sessions. The aim of this session is to get players working quickly in the areas in front of goal to spot openings and quickly attack them with the end result a shot at goal. MORE

U8 pass the ball 3 yards to a team mate activity - part 1

Return to play: Avoid the pass

in EasiCoach, Return to play

Please check out the latest sport and social distancing guidelines in your area, and follow the recommendations when planning training sessions. Return to play: Great one to get kids going. Focus is on short passing and receiving in this activity MORE

Prepare for a return to play

in Email newsletters, Return to play

It's a mixture of excitement and a tinged of nervousness as I look forward to a return to play this time next week. The rules that have been brought in with 5 players and a social distancing gap of 2m between players is getting my brain in gear for ideas of what to do... but will it work! Read on... MORE

Passing and receiving

Return to play: Pass to open player

in Ball Control and Footwork, Return to play

Please check out the latest sport and social distancing guidelines in your area, and follow the recommendations when planning training sessions. This session helps to create a passing team capable of playing up the pitch at speed. It is easy to set up and excellent for fast feet, with players not only having to think but look to see where the spare man is. MORE

Return to play: Back 4 blockers

in Defending, Return to play

Please check out the latest sport and social distancing guidelines in your area, and follow the recommendations when planning training sessions. Use this 4+4 v 4 box to give your back four a good work out in blocking passing lanes MORE


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