Snakebite Defence

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This session looks at teaching your team the Snakebite Defence - a sharp and decisive pincer movement that puts pressure on the attacking player - Getting your players to make incisive interceptions.

The snakebite defence (a crazy name to help your players remember this move) is a venomous move that is sure to poison the opposition's attack. It's fast, it's effective and it's a sure fire way for your team to rustle through the grass and strike to win possession and turn defence into offence!

When your players are stood behind an attacking player it can often be difficult to get around them before the attacker's gained possession, however the snakebite's strong point is that it uses fast feet and sharp darting running to sneak around the corner and snatch away the ball. The other team won't know what's hit them as your team win ball after ball, neutralising their attack and frustrating their players.

To start this session we get the music pumping, performing the fast-feet warm-up to the music of your choice (Sportplan suggests a bit of Whitesnake) before then practising this defensive drive with cones before then moving onto some real snake-bite exercises. After using this session your players should be turning the ball over more often in their next game, snatching the ball from the opposition with more incisive interceptions.

This session is available as part of an Interactive Coaching Pack, scroll down to learn more

Defending - Winning Back the Ball

Improve your players' game when they're at their most vulnerable, without the ball and trying to win it back! Designed to give you the confidence you need to bring fresh defending coaching ideas to the court and inspire your players!

Topics Include: Denying Space, Improving Reaction Times, the 3 Stages of Defence, Man-Marking and the Snakebite defence and more.

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Defending - Winning Back the Ball - in this pack:

3 Stages of Defence - Full court defence

Three is the magic number! Get your players making the right decisions when defending!

Changing Direction - Fast and Dynamic Running

Can your players dig deep to see out the game? Find out with this high-intensity change of direction running Session!

Improving Reaction Times

We look at ways you can improve your players? reaction times in this fun and fast training session

Man-Marking Defending

Are your players man-marking-masters? Find out with this defensive skills session!

Marking the ball - Shut out Defence

Learn from your pet cat - Give your players feline-like reactions and work on their defensive communication!

Snakebite Defence

Get your players making more interceptions with this run round the side and snatch the ball away session!

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Interactive Sessions - Easy to understand and Coach
Once purchased - the folder pack instantly appears in your online account and is ready to use:
Each Session comes with its own aims, clear coaching points and accompanying animations and illustrations to give you all you need to take sessions with your team.
Read & Watch
Read the session on screen and watch the animated drills and video techniques.
Present & Teach
Use the slideshow feature to present the drills full screen or on an interactive whiteboard.
Download & Print
Download and print pdf version of each session to read and use offline.
Quick & Convenient
Download and print summary sheets, a great quick reminder when your out on the field.

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