STRAIGHTENING UP KICKING PART 3

Here’s another drill variation to reinforcing the habit of squaring up while kicking, 1 of the main attractors of successful kicking that ALL great players possess and display each and every time. For this drill you’ll have groups of 5 or so, but you can do more if you don’t have enough balls to go...

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3 TEAM GAME TRAINING DRILL

This is a game that has 3 playing zones and 3 separate teams. Unlike cone to cone drills this includes a solid dose of: Decision Making Perception-Action Coupling Clean Skills Team Communication Creating/Playing into Space Player/Ball Transition on Offense/Defense SET UP Zone 1 is 20x20m, Zone 2 is 5x20m and Zone 3 is also 20x20m...

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3v3v3 POSSESSION

Pretty straight forward this one and not much to it so can be used for almost any team level or number of players. It will train clean hands on the receive and give, player and ball movement, quick transitions, high decision making volume, creating space and nice change of direction loading for the cherry on...

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SMALL SIDED FULL GROUND DRILL

Everyone loves a good old fashioned full ground training drill because it usually involves kicking which is the name of the game. A few issues with how these drills are usually done include: No tactical decision making at all via the cone to cone drills No positioning/locationing aspect Too many players in the 1 area,...

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SPECIFIC SKILL DRILLS (SYDNEY SWANS)

ALL coaches should be extra familiar with the SAID principle. What? You’re not? Simply outrageous. Put your learnin’ hat on then. Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands Right now I want you to think of all the footy drills you run for your players. I bet not 1 of them focus on 1 specific task to...

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4 TEAM RONDO

This is the 3rd variation of the Rondo Drill. Part 1 can be found here. Part 2 can be found here. As per all Ronda variations this drill will train: Clean Hands Creating/Utilising Space Game Simulated Change of Direction Perception-Action Coupling On top of that though this will also introduce a very basic ball transition...

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KICK FROM THE MIDDLE DRILL

This kicking drill is best used as part of the warm up, after your dynamic work and maybe a handball if you just can’t bring yourself to go straight into kicking even though players get there and do nothing but kick before training starts anyway. It involves an element of technical skill but it’s best...

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4 GOAL SMALL SIDED GAME

This is a simple small sided game can be set up for players of any level. It encourages players to: Find space Create space Communicate Be in constant motion Clean hands Quick hands Decision making in congestion Perception-action coupling HOW Set up a playing area of 10×10 or 15x15m or so where obviously a smaller...

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STRAIGHTENING UP KICKING PART 2

Here’s a follow up to part 1 of this from about a month ago. This will go through 5 drill variations to focus on straightening up on your kicking with the main rules being to: Get your hips/shoulders square up to your target Get some steps/momentum behind your kick Try not to use anymore cues...

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CORNER, OFFENSE, DEFENSE DRILL

This is a banger of a drill we did last night with our older DFS group and can easily be done with senior playing groups as well. WHY Trains both offense and defense at the same time, nailing percpetion-action coupling for all 3 teams – a must for game transfer from training. Involves all players...

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