This drill will develop your players ability to regather difficult balls and make offloads.
Working in groups of three, one player is practicing the skill at a time.
The practicing player throws the ball to two other players who are holding balls.
These two players bounce the ball back and the practicing player has to gather the ball without knocking it on.
Now the practicing player holds two balls. He has to offload and then regather the ball with one hand. (0.40)
Players should stay light on their feet.
Keeping knees bent and being nice and low is important.
When gathering the ball, players should keep their eye on the ball and when offloading keep their eye on player they are offloading to.
In a game there can be lots of things going on, mistakes will be made when your players get distracted.
So coaching your players to pay attention to the task at hand is key.
Line of defenders - 5m apart in staggered formation tackle shield.
Individual players move down the line Â fend off each tackle in turn right then left ...
The aim of the exercise is to develop ball control and reaction catching skills.
The lead attacker runs at straight at defender.
Attacks runs into space, either on the left or the right, takes the tackle and then off-loads to the support player who should be running down the opposite channel to the first attacker (so if the the first attacker runs left the support player goes right).
Groups of 6+ Balls Sausages/Bags Cones Players line up opposite the trinagle of cones set up on the floor with ball in hand. Player runs at the black cone, as the player runs the coach shouts either yellow or red (cones). The player with ball then reactes to the colour called and steps to attack that cone. When reached trhe cone the player must perform a pass back the direction they came to player waiting to recieve.
Description 3 Sausages Ball Players work in 4s. A ball is balance donator of the sausage. The first player does a low chop tackle on the sausage. The second supporting player must try catch the ball before hitting the floor. Then pass the ball down the line to supporting players.
Keep your player briefing, brief! Tell your players the folloiwng......... Players should be moving, staying around 5 meters part - running with the ball and attacking space. Players make 10 passes and then: Make figure 8 between legs. Partner does the same after another 10 passes. 10 passes then throw ball up and make a 360 degree turn to catch it before it hits the floor. 10 passes then throw ball overhead and catch it behind back. You might consider asking players to pass the ball with just one hand, off their hip
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