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Changing Direction Quickly

This week's Animated Drill Video is a three step progression of an exercise to train your players to change direction with the ball quickly and deceptively. The progressions add pressure and options. [wpsharely id="6889"][wpsharely][/wpsharely] The diagram is being created with the session planner on Planet Training that is available through the Member Drills Database. Please share your ideas for

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Change of Direction Game

By Alex Trukan This game is designed to improve players’ ability to recover quickly between high intensity actions by improving aerobic energy system power. It has also positive effect on agility (i.e. ability to change direction and speed) as well as spatial awareness. From the technical point of view, it is focused on developing recognition

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Diving with a Quick Change of Direction

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the Goalkeeping Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on diving with a quick change of direction.

Start with a horizontal line of 6 cones, 2 feet apart. A keeper starts on one end of the line and a server is 10 yards away with a ball.


The keeper starts by sprinting behind the cones to get to the

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