Coaches Corner | Dribbling And Running With The Ball 1


PRACTICE ORGANIZATION:

A 5 x 5 area/ square, two players on the outside of the area with balls each. Starting position for each player is in the corner of the squares diagonally opposite each other. On the coaches signal both players dribble around the square attempting to try catch the other player.

PURPOSE OF THE SESSION:

This basic activity will develop player's ability to move quickly with the ball while keeping the ball under control. it involves fine and gross motor movements as well as introducing an assessing and tactical element.

PROGRESSION:

Change the shape of the area.

allow each player one opportunity to cut across one or more sides to try to

tag the other player

COACHING POINTS:

Smaller/lighter touches around corners and accelerate out with a slightly bigger/heavier touch

work clockwise and anti-clockwise

each player has two opportunities to turn that can be used at any time to catch their partner

AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT: