COACHING SESSION: ATTACKING FREE-KICK 5
 

1) The dead ball is played by the kicker to his left. His team-mate moves on to the ball and passes (fakes to shoot) into space to the left and behind the wall.

2) The player positioned on the left of the wall breaks off to collect the pass. His team-mate has dragged the defender away towards the centre. The defender then instinctively tries to cut out the cross leaving the player he was originally marking, free in the centre.

3) He finishes with ease.

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Organisation:
- Half football field + normal size goal.
- Personal choice of coach for the n° of attackers to be included. The session can be rehearsed with or without defenders (at the beginning).
 
Variations:

- See variation 1, variation 2 & variation 3 & variation 4.

 
Tips:
- Concentrate on the delivery of the passes - speed, flight, angle etc and on the quality of the shot - always hit the target.
- The player who goes to shoot but in fact passes must really emphasise that he is the one to strike at goal in order to fool the defence before playing the ball to his left.

- His team-mates on the side of the penalty area must try to lose their markers to get on the end of the cross.
 

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