Reaction Speed and Finishing

By Alex Trukan The reaction speed and finishing exercise is designed to improve the time needed to accelerate, change direction and win a 1v1 duel. In addition to that, there is an engaging element of finishing and competitiveness, what makes … Continue reading

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Race with Speed and Shooting

By Alex Trukan This exercise connects ball control, dribbling and shooting skills with conditioning content. The opposition included in the practice demands speed and power from the attacking players. Therefore, speed and speed endurance qualities can be developed. The exercise … Continue reading

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Shooting In Transition Practice

By Alex Trukan This exercise is based on transition phase from attack to defense. Ability to prevent counter-attack recently became more important with the teams scoring more goals from the counter-attacks and quick attacks. In this practice, that is connected … Continue reading

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Speed in Shooting Practice

By Alex Trukan This practice is focused on improving speed. This component can be divided into: maximal speed, acceleration speed, change of direction speed and deceleration speed. Some of these are required more than others. In soccer, sprints up to … Continue reading

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Continuous Paired Finishing

By Daniel Severn This week we have an easy to set up, fun, but hard working exercise. This exercise works well with either two or three players. Set Up and Directions The exercise is set up as shown below. We … Continue reading

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Technical Team Relay with Finishing

By Daniel Severn Team competitions are always fun. They demand each player to work to their maximum effort as they represent their team. This technical relay race will focus on techniques of dribbling the ball and ends with the player … Continue reading

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