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Identify progressive practises, which would help improve the essential skill identified for your sport.

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Darren Cooper Skill Acquisition. PPP Assignment 2 Task - identify progressive practises, which would help improve the essential skill identified for your sport. Step 1. * When you approach the ball you need to be at an angle of about 30 degrees so that you have room to swing your kicking leg through. * Position your non-kicking foot close to the side of the ball use your arms for balance and keep your head still and eyes on the ball the ball at all times so you do not pass a bad pass to a teammate. This picture shows the none kicking foot (left foot) at the side of the ball as I have pointed out and it also shows the kicking foot (left foot) to follow though and kick the ball. Step Two. * Keeping your ankle firm and solid, bring your kicking foot through, striking the centre of the ball with the side of the foot. This enables you to keep the ball low and on the ground so it easier for a teammate to control the ball. ...read more.


The picture is showing the follow through as the ball has been passed to a teammate. Progressive Practises This practise is mainly for beginners Passing drills Place cones about 5 feet away from you. The cones should be about one foot apart. Try kicking the ball to the cones. Once you have done that move farther back. Now keep going back and back kicking it to the cones. This activity practises your skill to be able to pass a ball accurately into a small target. Here is a diagram of the exercise. This practise is for beginners to intermediate athletes. This is a simple give and go. Defender C is in between the 2 offensive players (Player A and Player B). Defender C is on Player A. Player A passes it to player B so the defender goes to Player B But before the defender can do that Player B passes the ball to Player A. (black is where the ball goes and the red arrow is player A moving) More accurate passing Accurate passes are an essential. ...read more.


Small-Sided field 30 x 40 yards. 2. 2 teams. 3. Full size goals. 4. Supply of balls. 5. Cones. 6. Corner Flags. 7. 2 sets of bibs. Coaching Points 1. Small-sided game with 2 target men placed on each end line. 2. Team must play and receive the ball off the target man before scoring. 3. Rotate target men frequently This practise will improve you ability to produce short passes and also to move around and receive the ball back. The following practise is only for advanced athletes Passing - 3 v 3 Equipment 1. 4 teams of 3. 2. Area 20 x 20 yards. 3. 4 different coloured bibs. 4. Supply of balls. 5. Cones. 6. 4 sets of bibs Coaching Points 1. 3 v 3 in the grid with the other players around the outside of the grid. Objective 1. First team 10 consecutive passes wins. 2. Winners stay inside. 3. Next 3 come on. 4. Players outside have 1 touch. Resources These are the following resources that I have used to help me with my assignment * AS level notes * GCSE notes * www.soccerclinics.com * www.thefa.com ...read more.

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