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Overcome - How to Overcome the Effects of Alcohol Before a Football Match (thesoccerstore)

How to Overcome the Effects of Alcohol Before a Football Match Most adult Sunday league players — and probably more professional players than you realise — have been forced to take to a football field whilst feeling the effects of alcohol. Right up until the 1980s, the best football players in the land could be seen propping up bars until the early hours on the eve […]The post How to Overcome the Effects of Alcohol Before a Football Match appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.

Wall - Wall Ball Sweeps Dribbling Drill (basketballhq)

Wall Ball Sweeps Dribbling Drill Wall ball sweeps are a great basketball dribbling drill for younger players to do because it is a fun drill, but it also helps improve the players ball handling. It is important to have a variety of good drills for your players to do, because if you use the same drills consistently they will master them and then grow tired of them. You need to have new basketball drills that will challenge your players and keep them excited about getting better everyday.     Drill Name: Wall Ball Sweeps Dribbling Drill Similar Drills: Wall 2 Ball Sweeps Dribbling Drill, Wall In and Out Dribbling Dri

Wall - Wall Crossovers Dribbling Drill (basketballhq)

Wall Crossovers Dribbling Drill Wall basketball dribbling drills work on your handles but they really work on your hand strength and your ball control. This is a great basketball drill for big men that don't normally even handle the ball in a game because it develops soft hands and a good touch. Become a more complete basketball player with the wall crossovers basketball dribbling drill.     Drill Name: Wall Crossovers Dribbling Drill Similar Drills: Wall 2 Ball Pounds Dribbling Drill, Wall 2 Ball In and Out Dribbling Drill, Wall 2 Ball Sweeps Dribbling Drill Drill Goal: Work on ball handling and develop soft hand

Florida - Florida Gators Pick and Roll Finishing Drill (basketballhq)

Florida Gators Pick and Roll Finishing Drill One of the best chances for post players to score is after setting a good screen. If the post players sets a great screen they force their defender to have to help, and this leaves them open to roll or space for an open shot or finish. This Florida Gators post drill is going to work on setting a pick and then rolling for the finish. It is also going to add in a component of a help defender stepping up to take away the roll. The drill is going to help the post player catch, attack the closeout of the help defender, and then finish at the basket. This is a great game specific move that every po

Cross - In and Out Cross Change Direction Drill (basketballhq)

In and Out Cross Change Direction Drill Being able to attack in transition at full speed and then make a quick change of direction move while maintaining your dribble and not slowing down is not something that just happens. It is something that needs worked on and developed. The player wants to be attacking at a speed that puts pressure on the defense, but also under control so that they do not turn the ball over. This ball handling drill is going to work on making multiple change of direction moves in the full court, and the move of choice is going to be the in and out crossover. Spend time developing your handles and ball control

Legs - Between the Legs Two Ball Mirror Drill (basketballhq)

Between the Legs Two Ball Mirror Drill If you look at the best ball handlers in the game of basketball you will quickly realize that they are able to handle the ball without having to think about it. They are able to dribble with either hand, keep their eyes up to read the defense, and run offense. The basketball seems to be an extension of their body. This two ball dribbling drill is going to help work on all of the things that make a great ball handler. It is going to force the players to dribble with both hands and also keep their eyes up the whole time watching their partner. Adding the between the legs move is going to add an

5 - 5 Fun Indoor Football Drills To Keep Your Team Sharp When Bad Weather Strikes (thesoccerstore)

5  Fun Indoor Football Drills To Keep Your Team Sharp When Bad Weather Strikes An increasing number of grassroots football teams are having their fixtures and training schedules decimated because of inclement weather. The shocking state of municipal pitches in the UK results in postponed matches and training sessions when it rains. But if your team has access to indoor facilities, there are some very effective training drills that […]The post 5 Fun Indoor Football Drills To Keep Your Team Sharp When Bad Weather Strikes appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.

Decelerated - How to Do a Decelerated Euro Step (basketballhq)

How to Do a Decelerated Euro Step The decelerated Euro step is a great basketball move to use in transition when you have a bigger more athletic shot blocker trying to run you down, or when you have an over aggressive defender on your hip. Using this move allows the defender to run past you, leaving the basket open for the layup, runner, or floater. This is one of the basketball fundamentals of finishing around the basket, and every guard/wing player should take the time to learn this move. Learn how to do a decelerated Euro step by watching this video. The move will be taught by an expert coach and then demonstrated by a hig