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Drill of the Week: Lateral Shooting

  nnnnnn This Drill works players ability to score while running across the goal.As blanket defences force players and teams to move laterally, it is very important that players learn to get their foot "around the ball" without breaking stride.

Set up the drill with 3 groups and the poles as in the animation. The coach should act as a receiver and passer for a quick 1-2.

The poles act as markers for the players and to add a feeling of pressure.

Communication and timing of runs will be vital to "create a scoring chance" . Encourage the players to start close to goal and then work their way towards the 45 as they get more confident.

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  • Lateral Shooting 0.50 
    Lateral Shooting

    August 10, 2016 3:27 pm admin 2,899 Views Add To Favorites

    This Drill works players ability to score while running across the goal....

  • HorseShoe Attack 0.45 
    HorseShoe Attack

    February 9, 2017 2:07 am admin 4,314 Views Add To Favorites

    This Drill Works on team attack, when the opposition have numbers back in defence....

  • Hand In 0.43 
    Hand In

    April 19, 2016 9:46 am admin 3,344 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill works on one skill - getting the hand in to knock the ball away from the receiving player....

  • Quick Quick Hands 0.38 
    Quick Quick Hands

    April 18, 2016 4:29 pm admin 3,695 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill can be used as part of a warm up or to develop quick hands, awareness of the runner, and fitness within your team...

  • Coaches Call 0.57 
    Coaches Call

    February 26, 2016 12:39 pm admin 3,057 Views Add To Favorites

    In this Drill, the group is split up into defenders and forwards, as in the animation, and the coach should have many balls near them....

  • Kicking Comp Fitness 0.80 
    Kicking Comp Fitness

    February 18, 2016 2:29 pm admin 4,118 Views Add To Favorites

    This is a fun way to get your players fit. Set up the drill as in the animation, Pairing up your players, one on the 45 and one on the 21....

  • Beat the Kick Pass 0.78 
    Beat the Kick Pass

    September 30, 2015 1:35 pm admin 4,905 Views Add To Favorites

    In this Drill, players learn to play a good foot pass, while the 2nd player must try and get to support the ball as the kick pass arrives...

  • double up twice 0.78 
    double up twice

    July 20, 2015 11:46 am admin 3,614 Views Add To Favorites

    In this Drill, the 2 defenders must try and prevent both forwards from scoring...

  • Break in Packs 0.33 
    Break in Packs

    June 30, 2015 3:41 pm admin 4,067 Views Add To Favorites

    Teams that work in packs are harder to play against than teams that leave players isolated....

  • dead or die 0.53 
    dead or die

    June 18, 2015 9:40 am admin 3,959 Views Add To Favorites

    This game works on 1 very important aspect in todays game - Cutting out turnovers or balls into the keepers hand when your team is in the attacking half. So in essence, the ball must go at least dead with each attack....

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