Coaching Session Plan ----- Definitions for Session Planner

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					                                              ----- Coaching Session Plan -----
                                                     Definitions for Session Planner (over)
                                                                               Praise for session. What to think about for next comp. Reminders.
Approx Timing in a 1 hour session
                                                                               Content and Coaching Points
Pre-session briefing 2 - 5                                                     What will we do ?(skill/drill/game/activity). What will it be called? What cues do I
What will I say? What do they need to know? Lessons to learn from last comp.   need to give?
Set scene for session.
Warm-up 5 -10                                                                  Where shall I demonstrate, where/how should they be standing /sitting? Do I
Activity followed by stretching.                                               need helpers to demonstrate? In what
                                                                               arrangement will they do the activity and where?
Skill / Tactics Practice or Development 10 - 15
Revising previously learned skills / tactics, learning new ones.               Equipment
                                                                               What will I need - how many of everything - balls (type), sticks, sashes/bibs,
Skill / Tactics Application or Game 20 - 25                                    whistles, markers?
Applying what we have just learned into a game-like situation.                 Column can be summarised above for easy reference.

Cool-down 5                                                                    Time
Bringing heart rate down gradually and stretching the muscles we used.         How many minutes should this take, including demo/explanation and movement
                                                                               to areas?

Conclusion 2 - 5                                                               How did this go, how would I change it? (Complete after training).
                                                          Session Planner
Date:                             Session Aims:
Total time:
                    Content and coaching points            Organisation   Equipment   Time        Comments
                  We are here to have some fun

 Pre-season       Expectations:
   briefing           … Fun
                      … Good time
                      … A fair go for every one
                  Jog – around the oval
                  Red Rover - everyone needs to be
  Warm up         carrying a footy
                                                                                      5 10m
                  Handball game – tackle if they have
                  the football

                  Get players into pairs – kick to kick

                  Handball drills                                                             I am going to look
    Skills/       ‘One on one’ contest                                                        for:
 Practice or      Goal kicking                                                                     … Skill level
Development       Rectangle drill                                                                  … Attitude

                      Try and move the ball quick
Skills/ tactics
                     Run the ball through the lines
                   Kick the ball through the middle of
                               the ground

 Cool down                      Red rover