Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Transition

Field Position:

Midfield

Drill Style:

Skill, Conditioning

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Full Field

Skill Level:

Basic

 

Obejective

Works on quick ball movement, anticipation, timing of cuts, conditioning.

Description of Drill-Execution

First you need two lines of 7 field players, balls and 2 goalies. Have 7 field players set up in a zigzag pattern on both sidelines. The goalie clears the ball to the 1st player who immediately looks up the field for the first transition pass. She sprints up field while the ball goes from player to player. Player 1 receives the final pass and looks to shoot. This will go on simultaneously on both sides.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Ball Movement
  2. Anticipation
  3. Timing of Cuts
  4. Conditioning

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

You may vary this drill with 4 v 4, 5v4, 6v4, or 7v7 based on the number of players you need to get moving.

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