Before starting the training session a coach must always tell their players what they will be doing and what is the purpose of the training session. If players know what is expected from them are more focused on achieving the goals of a training session. For example for the training session I am about to describe I will tell players that the purpose is scoring as many goals as they can, then I would briefly explain how the training session will go: first warming up, then shooting drills and in the end a futsal game.
Approximately: 10 minutes
A very good way to start a training session is to play a game which is also known from soccer and can be played with different number of players but at least 5. Players are positioned in a circle or square (on a futsal pitch they can play in the goalkeeper area. according on how many players is playing the game we put one or two players inside the area and others are positioned around them. Players on outside have to keep the ball away from the middle player(s). If the middle player(s) touches the ball or it goes out of the playing pitch the player who made a mistake replace the player in the middle. It is good to limit the number of touches outside players have to one or two (this encourages faster play and faster thinking). This game is very suitable for starting a training session because the playing area is small and players don’t have to make long or strong passes which means they will slowly warm up.
Approximately: 15 minutes
Warming up exercises starting and ending with stretching. Warm up exercises prepare the body for further more intense activities. Players must always warm up their body in order to prevent injuries and prepare their bodies for further activities. It is advisable to make always the same exercises in the same order, making a routine. Doing that all players know exactly what the next warm up exercise will be, moreover the body knows that after making that exercises more intense activities are jet to come. It is good to make the same warming up before a match. In that way players will be physically and mentally prepared for intense activities and they will perform better.