Short on time? That's where our weekly Football lesson plans come in handy!

Throughout the season our resident coaches share what they are coaching with you so you can use it too. No two weeks are the same.

  • All plans contain videos and diagrams. Watch the videos to quickly understand how to run the session
  • Clear instructions, coaching points and progressions allow you to coach with confidence and challenge your players
  • Read the plans on any mobile, tablet or computer. You can save the plan as a PDF or print a copy to take on the pitch/court.

Latest Football Plans

Football Lesson Plan:
Developing Attacking Play - Counter Attacks and 1v1 Confidence

We all know that goals win games in football, so in just 6 drills this easy to use session improves your team's 1v1 confidence, attacking passing and counter-attacking ability

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Football Lesson Plan:
Transition Play

To develop and enhance players knowledge and understanding of transition play from attack - defence, and defence - attack.

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Football Lesson Plan:
Exploiting the Opposition Through Possession

To develop and enhance players knowledge of how to keep possession effectively in all areas of the pitch in order to exploit the opposition and create goal scoring opportunities.

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Football Lesson Plan:
Attacking When Opposition Is In & Out Of Balance

To develop players understanding, knowledge and application around attacking principles when the opposition are either in or out of balance.

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Football Lesson Plan:
Team Shape Out Of Possession ? Defending Principles

To develop players' understanding of their roles and responsibilities when out of possession - in regards to team shape and organisation.

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All our plans are written with a clear goal in mind, to help you improve a key area of your players' game through simple drills, conditioned games and skill practices.

We work with a large number of coaches and sports educators so that we can bring you the widest range of ideas and coaching for all ages and abilities. All our plans have been tried and tested. We find out what works and what doesn't, saving you time and helping you to get results with your team/players... fast!

You can coach these sessions as they are or alternatively use them as a springboard for your own ideas.

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