1) Red throws
the ball long into the near-post.
2) The player at the near post swops position with his team-mate who flicks the ball on.
3) The other players have all made runs to meet the ball and Red positioned near the edge of the area, having feinted to go one way, moves in and successfully glances a header into the goal.
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Half football field + normal size goal.
- Personal choice of coach for the n° of attackers to be included and with or without defenders. This session can be organised as above and then practised under normal match conditions.
- Try out
variations of the throw by implementing different off the ball movements
by players in the box, e.g. to all areas of the goal mouth from varying
- The thrower
should concentrate on the quality of his throwing action - does the ball
flight allow the receiver to flick it on ?
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