Ball Control – Week 4 Day 7 – Using Resets in 1v1

SFA Player Manual Skill 3D

Now that you are feeling more comfortable and confident with the ball at your feet, we want to discuss options and application of these drills in game situations. In today’s drill, we will highlight the “H” pattern reset patterns and give some player feedback on how they are using these patterns in live settings.
The “H”

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Ball Control – Week 4 Day 5 – H Pattern Hesitates

SFA Player Manual Skill 3D

This is one of the final progressions in our Ball Control Series, but it’s really just the beginning of our Soccer Skills Program. The patterns and drills you have been working on over the last few weeks are designed to get you comfortable with the ball, and set the stage for our Passing and Attacking

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Ball Control – Week 4 Day 4 – “H” Pattern Combos

SFA Player Manual Skill 3D

We have discussed the importance of pattern automation and how it provides options for creating and attacking spaces, and in this drill you can clearly see these option begin to emerge. Today’s drills is from one of our Level 4  Ball Control series, the “H” Pattern Combos’s with resets. This type of pattern shows up when an

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Ball Control – Week 4 Day 2 – Cruyff T’s

SFA Player Manual Skill 3D

Before we get into the figure “S” patterns we want to feel comfortable moving the ball behind our bodies in L’s and Cruyff’s. These types of reset patterns help us to position our bodies in ways that help us shield defending players and quickly switch the directions without turning our backs to the attacking side.

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Ball Control – Week 3 Day 6 – Creativity

SFA Player Manual Skill 3D

In today’s drill we combine everything that we have worked on up to this point with an emphasis on fast, free space creativity. We will put in multi-direction inside and outside of the foot touches, reset variations, rolls, L’s, Cruyff’s and Elastico’s, and we will put them together in an open space where the player

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