With a lot of junior teams, you'll often find that players panic when faced with goal and wait too long to take the golden opportunity to shoot and score.
To get players shifting the ball more quickly and taking their chances on their first touch, we look at developing their sweeping strokes on the front stick. Not only is this a fast shot that is likely to catch keepers off guard but it's also a very powerful shot which, when performed correctly, allows players to put their entire body behind the ball - winding up from the hips all the way to their shoulders!
Get your players to put more power into their shots, scoring from the far post!
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
Review the basics of defending with this session working on shadowing, channelling and timing tackles
Teach the push pass to improve your players' passing technique, and their ability to make accurate passes over short-medium distances
Conditioned games to improve your players' peripheral vision, so they can use their first touch when receiving the ball to move into space
Culture impacts how players work together, behave, feel and communicate. How can you as a coach help sculpt your team culture?
Cup final season is upon us! That's why we take a look at how to best prepare your players for the end of season showdowns!
The helpful tips, ideas and drills are super useful for developing our coaching abilities and the abilities of our players.
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