BD Shooting with Wall Pass


The Set-Up: Divide the team into two lines (Line 1 & 2). All players should have a ball. The coach stands approximately 7 to 10 yards in front of line 2. Goalie should be in the net.

The Exercise: The first person in line 1 (player A) dribbles at speed takes a shot on the goal. Note: Coach can designate a spot that the player must shoot from, example- the penalty spot or top of the 18 depending on ability level. Once player A shoots the first person in Line 2 (player B) begins to dribble at the coach. Player A should now show back to the ball for a wall pass. Player B should pass the ball to player A and move “off the coaches shoulder” for a return pass.

Note: It’s important that player B starts with the dribble. In the final third of the field, space gets very limited as defenses become more compact. You want player B to commit the defender (the coach) prior to releasing the pass.

Player A should play a return pass to Player B and spin away and follow in for a rebound.

Player B should shoot as quickly as possible, preferably on the 1st or 2nd touch.

Focus:

  •     Shooting
  •     Committing the defender w/ the dribble
  •     Wall Pass
  •     Goalkeeping

The next player in Line A should begin to dribble at speed once the previous group has completed its turn. Players should switch lines after each turn.

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