The Set-up: (as pictured) 2 goals, several discs, plenty of balls. Break players into two groups. Lines begin about 10 yards from the “playing area”. Playing area should be app. 25 yards long x 30 yards wide.
The Exercise: When the coach yells GO! The first player in each line begins their movement.
- The player in Red dribbles at speed into the playing area and takes a shot on goal. After shooting the ball, Red should turn quickly to defend white in a 1v1. (pictured below)
- The first white player weaves his/her way through a series of discs and enters the field to take on Red in a 1v1 to goal.
- Dribbling at speed
- Dribbling under control
- Shooting from distance
- 1v1 Attacking
- 1v1 Defending
This exercise is best when you have 12 to 14 players.
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If you enjoy this exercise Coach Donahue recommends:
|Possible Warm-up:||Progress to:|
|Warm Up’s Without a Ball||2 shots followed by 1v1|
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