SHOOTING IN & AROUND THE BOX | TECH (21-P1)
- Attacking Emphasis 90% 90%
- Defending Emphasis 10% 10%
Number of Players
Progress to a one two pass on the outside, allowing all players to be involved in rotational movement in and out of the square. Focus on takeover and speed of movement when transferring.
Players use their weaker foot in the central area, encouraging the need to think about changing direction on entering specific zones where there is player congestion.
Technical: Ball Control is crucial in tight spaces
Technical: Ability to change direction to avoid defenders
Physical: Balance to change direction, speed to get away
How can you avoid defending players better what are the triggers?
How can you change direction quicker in between cones?
When do you lose control of the ball and what can you do to prevent this?
Ball Mastery Practice 5 develops short passing with both feet and encourages players to use different parts of each foot to improve their control. Identify player’s willingness to use their stronger and weaker foot, use constraints to develop individuals.
Challenge them to take their first touch towards a cone before dribbling around it to make their return pass.
Once players begin to show improvements in their technique, allow movement between squares after 5 successful passes, improving their awareness of players around them.
Technical | Short passing with both feet (Weight and accuracy)
Technical | Control to move ball from one side to the other (Inside / Outside)
Pysch | Confidence to improve technique steadily
What is important for your teammates receiving your pass?
What are the technical aspects of passing that you need to focus on?
How can you ensure rotation between grids is smooth and players move quickly?
In this 30 by 30 Yard area, players begin with a ball each positioned in 5, 8 by 8 yard squares. Objective is to dribble from one square to the other, whilst avoiding other players. They must leave their ball in a square and find another ball in a different square to dribble.
Finally, pair individuals to pass the ball between them from one square to the other.
Technical | Speed and control of dribble
Technical | Use of both feet to move in and away from cones
Physical | Speed after dribble to get away