Figure 8 Set up 2 cones along the sideline, one at the 10' line one at the baseline/end line. Cone A is on the end line, Cone B is on the 10' line. Player starts to the left of Cone A. Player sprints forward and to the right of Cone B, going around Cone B while looking forward. Player then back pedals to the right side of Cone A, going around Cone A while looking forward. Player should end up on the left side of Cone A and should sprint forward past Cone B. Player should never look at the ground during the entire drill. Coaching Points: Teaches spatial awareness, quick change in direction, and how to read and react to change.
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"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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