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:
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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Football Lesson Plan:
Clever Movement

To coach and encourage players to use specific clever movements in all areas of the pitch in order to create space for themselves and others.

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Football Lesson Plan:
Team Shape In Possession – Attacking Principles

Introduce the technical and tactical attacking principles of team shape when in possession - develop players understanding and application around the topic.

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Football Lesson Plan:
Multi Skills Session - Pass, Dribble, Turn and Pass!

Keep your players sharp and recap their passing, turning and ball control with this multi-skills session - finishing with two fun conditioned games

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Football Lesson Plan:
1 v 1 Passing

Work with your team-mates to maintain possession with this passing session

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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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