The following is the framework of a 2 hour session.

introduce a structured Warm up

  • 3-5 stretches
⁃ touch toes
⁃ Flamingo
⁃ Windmill
⁃ Lean into thigh
⁃ Arm across chest
  • Skip side to side post to post, passing ball head high – to help see the ball
  • Drop kick shots 8-10yrds while facing the ball – get hands warm
  • Reverse-reflex – sharpen the reflexes – here

Recovery drills – improve speed of recovery from ground

– kneel and save – here

– fall back and recover and save – here

Distribution drill – improve speed and decision making

⁃ Top/bottom left/right – front and back facing, hit target – here

Throwing techniqueshere

⁃ capture ball, take to the 18 and throw into net

⁃ Same, With direction given at pen spot, right/left/Centre

⁃ Then at a cone placed 35 yards

⁃ Same with direction given at 12yds

Discussion topics – Giving time to recover between active drills

⁃ communications – here

⁃ setting up a wall – here

Kicking

⁃ practice goal kicking into net – here and here

Catching

– judging flight of ball – here

– Catching from kneeling – here