PRE-ACADEMY AUTUMN SESSION 5

WARM UP - REACTIVE AGILITY - (5 MINS)

FUNCTION 2 : FOLLOW THE LEADER

COACHING DETAIL • players should adopt ‘bouncy’ positions in which they are ‘on their toes’ and ready to react to their opponent’s movement. • The ‘reacting’ players should scan the movement (from the hips down) of their opponent to pick up any cues they might provide as to how they will move next.

BALL MASTERY - (10 MINS)

LOOKING FOR EXPLOSIVE MOVEMENT & CHANGE OF DIRECTION

COACHING DETAIL: Think about encouraging the players to be on the balls of the feet when changing direction and to use body feints. Look to explode and slow down, scan for space.

COMBOS: 

  • Outside Cut, then Inside Cut, 
  • Step Over, then Cryuff turn
  • Give players ownership on other combos

INDIVIDUAL DEFENDING (10 MINS)

1v1 PIRATE GAME (15 MINS) 

COACHING POINTS : STAY ON THE BALL & HIDING THE BALL - GIVE PLAYERS OWNERSHIP OF THEIR GAME

PROGRESSION: ADD CHALLENGES (Nutmegs)

FREE PLAY GAME - 15 MINS

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