Short on time? That's where our weekly Soccer 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 Soccer Plans

Soccer Lesson Plan:
Strikers creating space

Create the space in the final third with clever, well-timed movement. Use relevant, realistic practices to give your strikers the exposure to creating space against competitive defenders.

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Soccer Lesson Plan:
Playing through the thirds

The modern style of football encourages teams to get the ball down and pass into the guts of the pressing team to break the lines and move the ball up the field through each third.

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Soccer Lesson Plan:
Counter attacking from deep

Develop the ability to sit back and soak up pressure by inviting pressure to turn the ball over and counter-attack at pace.

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Soccer Lesson Plan:
Goalkeeper Footwork Drills

The best keepers in the world use their feet to make saves and to always be in the right position. Their agility and bounce comes from the timing and accuracy of their footwork. Work your keepers with this session.

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Soccer Lesson Plan:
Defending Deep

Stay compact, stay disciplined and protect a lead by defending deep with this session.

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Soccer Lesson Plan:
Goalkeeping Dealing with Cutbacks

Get your goalkeepers dealing with cutbacks by staying on their feet and anticipating the change of angle.

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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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