Finishing Circuit

Finishing Circuit

The first player in Line A runs thru the first ladder, and then stops to play a double pass with the Feeder. After passing back to the Feeder, he continues thru the second ladder to play a double pass with the first player in line B. After striking the return pass, he immediately turns into the field to receive a thru pass from the Feeder. He then finishes first time on goal.

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Movement Behind and Across Defenders Scoring Exercise

Movement Behind and Across Defenders Scoring Exercise

Teams should dedicate two sessions, or parts of sessions, a week dedicated to goal scoring and striker movement. These sessions must be realistic scoring sessions. Lining ten players up to take shots at the goalkeeper is not realistic to the game. Players must practice realistic striker movements in and around the penalty box. Here is one such session.

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1v1 Finishing Game

1v1 Finishing Game

This drill will teach strikers poise in front of goal to finish chances and encourage each player to work hard for the minute. This is a demanding physical game but is fun and has a lot of real match carry overs.

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Finishing Game 8v8 (4v4 with 4 wide)

Finishing Game 8v8 (4v4 with 4 wide)

This is a finishing and crossing game. It is 4v4 with 4 teammates on the outside. The outside players on the attacking half can dribble in and create 3-goal options. The attacking player on the defensive half must serve the penalty area. Goalkeeper communication and ball winning is highlighted.

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