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COACHING SESSION: SLALOM DRIBBLE + RUNNING WITH BALL
 

1) The player sets off and dribbles between the cones as shown. He aims to complete the circuit as quickly as possible.

2) At the final cone, he turns and runs with the ball back towards the start.

3) At the first cone, he passes to the next red player who repeats the same exercise.

LEFT-CLICK image to start animation & REMOVE MOUSE CURSOR from image to return to original image. For an explanation of the various symbols, CLICK HERE. For Flash version -

 
Organisation:

- Any number of players, up to 9 cones (space between cones chosen by coach)
- Small designated area.

 
Variations:

- Reduce or increase space between cones to work dribbling technique
- Change running pattern (e.g. run with ball to top then dribble around cones) or position of cones
- Allow use of one foot only.
- Click here to see Variation 1, Variation 2, Variation 3.

 
Tips:

- Concentrate on techniques - close control, head up...
- The following player should be moving to meet the pass and keep the exercise flowing.

 

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