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Takeover For Shot Fragment In Center of Field
In practicing this fragment players become bored and lose focus if there are more than 3 to 5 players with a ball in a line at a cone 20 yards from the goal. If you have more than 6 players do the same exercise with cones goals on adjacent areas of the same practice field.
This fragment starts with a cone and a single player without the ball 10 meters (11 yards) from the goal. Their teammates, each with a ball, are in a line at a cone that is 30 meters (33 yards from the goal). There are no defenders or opponents until the basic movement pattern is mastered.
The goal is staying focuses and doing the exercise perfectly for just 10 minutes. With 4 players as shown below approximately 26 shots should be taken, an average of 6.5 quick shots per player. The emphasis in all fragment training should be to practice each as well as possible for a short time in multiple practices.
Too much repetition is boring, players lose focus and don't learn to do things well. If a player is not focused and does an exercise poorly 100 times they create a bad habit. Studies have shown it takes 1,300 perfect practice repetitions to correct a bad habit created with just 100 bad repetitions.
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