The 5-Minute Football Coach #166
Spreading out, Receive and shoot, Dan Burn
I hope you’re all well and having a good week.
Here’s your latest coaching tips:
⚽️ Drill(s) of the week
‘Bunching up’ is such a common issue, especially for younger kids, so here’s not just one but 3 drills to try and spread out more across the pitch:
🥅 Practice of the week
With Wayne Rooney no less, a simple practice and some tips for receiving the ball, keeping your composure, and curling a shot into the side netting:
💡 Idea of the week
Lastly, Dan Burn formerly from Brighton and now Newcastle, on working with his goalkeeper to cover one half of the goal each:
Newcastle’s Dan Burn on not over extending when defending/blocking shots as to cover “his half” of the goal: ✅Avoid shots through legs ✅Give the GK the near post ✅Block far post shots ✅Smaller steps make it easier to adjust or change direction
Hope you enjoyed this - until next time!
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