Football Lesson Plans

Football Lesson Plans

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Year 7: This resource includes:

  • Intro.
  • Inside of the foot pass (x2)
  • Shooting
  • Tackling
  • Games

Year 8: This resource includes:

  • Dribbling
  • Turns
  • Beating a defender
  • Shielding
  • Passing and turns
  • Instep & laces
  • Controlling the ball
  • Shooting - laces
  • Tackling - Poke
  • Heading and Games

Year 9: This resource includes:

  • Passing & controlling- lifting
  • Volleying
  • Diving Heading
  • Goalkeeping & Shooting
  • Throw - ins
  • Crossing
  • Games

Year 10: This resource includes:

  • Defending skills (x2)
  • Attacking skills and strategies (x2)
  • Free Kicks
  • Defensive strategies
  • GAMES

Year 11: This resource includes:

  • Tactics and Formations
 

Football Lesson Plans (KS3 & KS4) includes:

To be able perform the basic Football skills of Passing, Receiving, Dribbling, Shooting, and Tackling, and to incorporate these into small sided games. 

To be able to understand and know how to perform these skills and where these skills are used on a Football pitch. 

To understand the simple laws used in the game of Football and the different lines and areas on a pitch.  Throughout the phases students are constantly asked how to outwit opponents; evaluate performances; analyse strengths and weaknesses; whilst developing, adapting and refining skills, strategies and tactics to produce high levels of performances and high quality techniques.

To start performing the skills in small sided games and to understand and know the principles of the game such as looking up, communication and using space

To be able to perform, develop and incorporate the skills of passing, receiving, controlling the ball using different parts of the body, dribbling, shielding, shooting, tackling, beating and outwitting a defender and heading in Football. 

To use their knowledge and understanding to perform, refine and adapt these skills and other skills with precision, accuracy, fluency and clarity in any situation. 

Throughout the phases students are constantly asked how to outwit opponents; evaluate performances; analyse strengths and weaknesses; whilst developing, adapting and refining skills, strategies and tactics to produce high levels of performances and high quality techniques. 

They should develop their knowledge and understanding of how they perform these skills and of the tactics used within football. They should further understand the laws of the game, and recognise the importance of responding to changing situations within the game. 

They should understand and know the stretches for all major muscles and those specific to Football.

To be able to perform, develop and incorporate the skills of passing using a lift pass, controlling, volleying, heading (diving and defensive), Shooting, Goalkeeping, Crossing, Set pieces and free kicks. 

To also have a developing knowledge and understanding of tactical and positional play within the game of football, which will enable them to start to plan and modify movements or simple plans in set plays and when playing the small games of football. 

The students are constantly asked how to outwit opponents; evaluate performances; analyse strengths and weaknesses; whilst developing, adapting and refining skills, strategies and tactics to produce high levels of performances and high quality techniques. 

To also be able to recognise the importance of responding to changing situations within the game in attack and defence.  They should understand the laws of the game and be able to start to officiate matches fairly and correctly.  They understand and know the stretches for all major muscles and those specific to Football, and also the benefit of exercise on the body.

To perform, develop and incorporate the skills of passing long, short, and lifted, controlling, volleying, heading (diving and defensive), Shooting, Goalkeeping, Crossing, Set pieces, free kicks, defensive movements such as defending against overlaps, marking, Communication and moving in teams together, and attacking strategies and skills such as angled running, outwitting, beating a defender, and give and goes.

To further develop their knowledge and understanding of tactical play used in football from different situations in both attack and defence.  The students are constantly asked how to outwit opponents; evaluate performances; analyse strengths and weaknesses; whilst developing, adapting and refining skills, strategies and tactics to produce high levels of performances and high quality techniques.  

They should also know the roles and responsibilities of each player in each defensive and attacking situations whey they are in control of the ball and not. 

To start to understand, state and demonstrate what makes a good or poor performance and also show how to correct it and give feedback and instructions to themselves, partners or team-mates.

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