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Receiving the ball with the reverse stick trap

This skill session looks at how to stop the ball using the reverse stick and how to transfer it to your stronger side for the dribble

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Allow the ball to pass the left foot prior to trapping (in the same way as the Indian dribble).

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For players with difficulty you can stand them infield and make them trap the ball on or over the sideline whilst keeping their feet on the pitch.

Make them trap with the left hand only forcing them therefore to take the ball late.


Have the players pass the ball a stick length away from the receiver. This way they have the step into the moving ball in order to receive

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