This session is designed to help your players get out of a sticky situation and find the pass, even when all their passing options are being marked!
When playing against a team that likes to get in front of your players to intercept the ball your players will need to learn how to make space behind the opposition's defenders to receive the ball from a lob pass. To help them do this this session covers all the bases for a successful lob pass - starting with a review of the technique in a pairs passing drill!
The lob pass: a powerful and speedy pass, with a looping trajectory, designed to get the ball up n' over the opposition's defenders and give your players something to run onto!
So put your best foot forward, push from the waist, accurately angle the ball up and over and teach your players when to use it in a match situation!
Develop your player's ability to execute quick and efficient footwork, not only when receiving the ball, but also when creating and penetrating space.
Develop your players existing defensive skills and reinforce the key defending principles of denying space and limiting attacking options to force an error to gain possession of the ball.
Develop your player's ability to execute a strong, direct and accurate pass to help maintain possession of the ball.
Develop your player's understanding of how to use their body to dominate and limit the space available to their opponents focusing on a centre pass scenario.
"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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