This session will put a stop to wasted chances up front. It allows your players to experiment with their technique and get used to hitting the target with a snap shot or when finishing off a move. MORE
Return to play: quick interplay
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The aim of this session is to get players working quickly in the areas in front of goal to spot openings and quickly attack them with the end result a shot at goal.
Why use it
This session gives a finishing touch to great possession and penetrative movement.
You need balls, bibs and cones using half your normal pitch. We used 12 players in the session.
How to do it
I like to complete training with a finishing practice so that players can leave feeling confident, so we have three players in a group, with three different scenarios ending with one shot at goal each
Good passing and quick movement with a good shot to finish.
THE THREE SCENARIOS
- 1. The ball is served into the target man by the coach, played back to the second striker who feeds it through for a third man run and finish
- 2. The ball is played into the target man who lays it off for the second striker to take a touch and finish
- 3. The ball is played into the target man who receives, turns and finishes
- 4. You can use cones instead of mannequins to represent defenders
- 5. You can switch players around and with the players you have place real defenders in to progress it to match day realism