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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Attack' (4)

CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION, AWARENESS & VISION

Duration - 20 minutes; # of players - 12-16 (older); Goalies - Yes



Form a large circle of players about 5 yards apart. Every player is given a number that is exclusive to him/her. Start with the ball at player # 1. Player # 1 passes to player # 2 passes to player # 3 passes to player # 4 and so on. At this stage the ball simply travels around the circle until it reaches the last player who then passes the ball back to player # 1. Keep the ball moving around the circle, this is… Continue

Added by SoccerClub Drills Archive on October 25, 2008 at 12:32am — 1 Comment

ATTACKING THE NEAR POST Attack, post, run

Here are some notes from the 1993 national coaches convention. I believe the session was put on by Robby and Michele Akers Stohl

LEGEND: A - Attacker; S - Server; D - Defender; W - Wing server; M - Midfielder; NP - Near Post; FP - Far Post; GK - Goalkeeper



SETUP



-- A runs hard diagonal to NP

-- S passes from about the 6 on the goal line (try to hit A at the NP about 2-4 yards from goalline

-- A shoots 1-touch

-- technique--redirect ball to FP… Continue

Added by SoccerClub Drills Archive on October 25, 2008 at 12:24am — 1 Comment

HEADING GAME

Set up two teams of 5v5 or 6v6; set a play area (half-court would be good) with a cone goal at each end. One person starts with the ball in her hands. She tosses it to a teammate who must head it. If another teammate catches it, she may NOT run, but must toss it for another teammate to head. The other team may intercept as follows: if the ball has just been tossed, the defending team may head it; if the ball has just been headed, the defending team may catch it. If the ball goes to the floor,… Continue

Added by SoccerClub Drills Archive on October 25, 2008 at 12:23am — 1 Comment

YOUTH FINISHING DRILL

One of the keys elements of finishing is accuracy. Power is nice, but it's a distant second in priority. In the past, I have always stressed the need for shooting with the instep. Though, I don't want to downgrade the importance of this technique, I am starting to believe it is more meaningful to emphasize first and foremost accuracy by "passing" the ball into the goal. Power can be trained later after the player understands a slow roller into the goal is worth more than a rocket shot not on… Continue

Added by SoccerClub Drills Archive on October 25, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

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