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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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    Killer Ball

    June 10, 2015 4:37 pm admin 2,641 Views Add To Favorites

    This Drill works on players ability to pick out a killer pass with a nicely weighted pass to an on running player....

  • Ball at the Point 0.68 
    Ball at the Point

    June 5, 2015 2:14 pm admin 2,199 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill works on Speed Repeatability, and also on good practice passing and receiving....

  • Triangle Pivot 0.83 
    Triangle Pivot

    June 4, 2015 2:17 pm admin 1,803 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill works on support play, but especially on using a stationary player as the pivot to generate movement in another direction....

  • Give and Goal 0.65 
    Give and Goal

    June 3, 2015 3:23 pm admin 2,595 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill can be used as a warm up or as a fitness drill, by altering the time each player works in the give and goal area. Set up the drill as in the animation with 8 players and 2 goal keepers. The drill works simply by each player receiving a ball from the coach and working a series of " 1...

  • Stop Quick and Head Up 2.00 
    Stop Quick and Head Up

    May 26, 2015 10:14 am admin 1,615 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill works on players in possession creating space for themselves by running directly at the opponent, and stopping suddenly, creating a 4-5 metre pocket of space from which to play the ball...

  • Transition 1.97 
    Transition

    May 20, 2015 3:07 pm admin 1,870 Views Add To Favorites

    This game works specifically on the point of transition where the attack breaks down. It is at this point players can switch off, resulting in either the defence working the ball out quickly and easily, or the attack - re-turning the ball over for an easy score....

  • Simple 1v1 1.07 
    Simple 1v1

    May 19, 2015 9:52 am admin 1,561 Views Add To Favorites

    This Simple 1 v 1 drill forces the player into developing their evasion skills. See how many turnovers or evasions each player can get in a set period of time. This drill also works on fitness as players need to recover quickly....

  • sidleine tackle 0.58 
    sidleine tackle

    July 10, 2014 1:08 pm admin 3,842 Views Add To Favorites

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  • support and evade 0.67 
    support and evade

    July 9, 2014 10:33 am admin 5,489 Views Add To Favorites

    This Drill can be used as part of your warm up, where the emphasis is on players supporting at pace, and breaking the first tackle to create an extra man....

  • Run from the middle 0.78 
    Run from the middle

    June 23, 2014 10:43 am admin 2,762 Views Add To Favorites

    This drill works on transition from defence to attack....

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