People who say "Teams that don't shoot, don't win games" are only half right - A more accurate statement is "Teams that don't score, don't win games!"
To make sure your team has what it takes when in front of the net this Session works on technique and consistency to make sure your players don't squander their goal-scoring opportunities and remain calm, focused and strong under pressure.
To get your players jumping, with a flick of the wrist and a swish of the net we start with a pyramid running warm-up before swiftly jumping into action with a series of shooting based exercises and drills, finishing with a half-court game to review everything your players have just learned!
Raw talent can only take players so far, so whether you've got a team of nervous newbies or confident champions, it's always good to recap the basics and fine tune the basics so that your team will be able to score against any defender - slow, fast, short or toweringly tall!
Develop your player's defensive movement, in order to intercept the ball or force errors to secure the win.
Get your defenders reading the situation, reacting to the ball and performing clean interceptions to regain possession
Get your players driving onto the ball with this attacking session, helping them to lose their marker and create space
Having the shooters to put the points on the board is vital. Get your players in the attacking circle full of confidence with this shooting session.
"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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