A players attacking skills are often the extra touch of quality that makes the difference between winning and losing a tight game. Develop your players attacking options by teaching them how to lose their defender through various clever footwork techniques.
What's in the session?
Begin the session with a thorough and fun warm-up of street ball so your players are ready to take on a physically and mentally demanding session. The session progresses into the technical practices, focussing particularly on the attackers footwork. Leading is a massively aspect of the game and with space a rare commodity on the court, being able to lose your defender and make connection with effective footwork is a necessity. The session works with multiple practices working on:
Finish the session with a modified game that encourages the players to incorporate these new skills into a match-specific scenario and develop their understanding of how accurate and decisive footwork will outwit the defence.
Get your players all on the same page so their movement is decisive, direct and threatening with every attack.
Be clever with your movement to penetrate the space and maximise your attacks.
Don?t underestimate the value of defending. It?s the only way to start an attack!
Set-pieces are your chance to create a sustained attack and maximise possession of the ball.
"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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