INSPIRED, CONFIDENT & EFFECTIVE COACHING

Shooting

Hit the target

Two touch target

in Attacking, Shooting

Use this realistic shooting session to coach your players to receive a ball played to the edge of the penalty area and shoot with their second touch MORE

Score more stunners

in Email newsletters, Shooting

Goals from outside the box are always a spectacular way to hit the back of the net. It is often seen as a waste of possession but in youth soccer young goalkeepers will find it hard to keep out an accurate shot hit with power. MORE

Explosive squares

in Shooting, Small Sided Games

This game encourages supporting and movement off the ball as well as making sure players learn how to deal with the basics of passing and receiving. After making a pass you will often see players standing still and admiring their work, you will also see players struggling to create good supporting angles for the player with the ball. MORE

How to coach shooting technique drills- part 1

Cannonball run

in Practice plans, Shooting

Developing an arsenal of different shooting techniques will enhance your team’s chances of scoring goals. Use this session to help your players score with either precision or power shots. MORE

Score more goals

Flankers

in Attacking, Shooting

Getting players used to passing and moving in different parts of the pitch is vital to their match day success MORE

How to coach the chip technique - part 1

Chip shape

in Practice plans, Shooting

The chip is an important technique for all players to master. It can be used to lift the ball over an advancing goalkeeper or for lofted passes over a relatively short distance. MORE

1v1 striker

Single-minded striker

in Attacking, 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

Midfield score

in Midfield, Shooting

To make your attacking midfielders as effective as England and Manchester City star Raheem Sterling you need to get them to shoot at every opportunity. This session is about scoring and reacting, beating a keeper or getting past a defender. MORE

How to coach shot variation for attackers - part 1

Take a shot

in Practice plans, Shooting

Players need to practise a variety of shots in pressure situations so they can improve their chances of scoring goals. This session could help you find your best goalscorer – it might not be your current centre forward. MORE

Score a goal

The chip

in Ball Control and Footwork, Shooting

At youth level the keeper will often come out of goal to try to get the ball and the best way to beat him is with an accurate chip over him into the net. It is an extra tool to give your players at all levels of the game. MORE

Shoot from distance

Score from long range

in Attacking, Shooting

This session improves shooting technique and gives players confidence to shoot from long range. It also develops decision-making, as players make choices about when and where to shoot and which part of their foot to use. MORE

How to coach volleys - part 1

On the volley

in Practice plans, Shooting

The technique for passing and shooting when the ball is off the ground is not easy for players to learn. Help your team acquire these skills with this session. MORE

One touch both feet

in Shooting, Warm Ups

If you want to sharpen up your players in front of goal, this is a continuous exercise that will help strikers perfect the art of shooting first time with either foot MORE

score from crosses

Striker zone

in Shooting, Small Sided Games

This unopposed session gets attackers scoring with balls coming in from the wings. All players get balls played hard and low onto both feet as they attack at either end of the pitch. It includes build up play for a thorough attacking work out. MORE


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