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Coerver Coaching - Change in direction and finishing

Coerver Coaching - Change in direction and finishing

  • 4 markers
  • 4 cones
  • 1 goal
  • balls
  • Playing area: 30x20 meters
  • Players: 9 + 1 goalkeeper
  • Duration: 16 minutes
  • Series: 2 series of 7 minutes with a 1 minute pause of passive recovery
Summary Secondary Objectives
Useful exercise to train change in direction with succesive shooting
Pass, First touch, Closing oriented control, Dribbling with changes in direction, Dribbling with feints, Feints and tricks, Finishing, Shooting

Make a square of 1.5 meters using four cones, in front of the square, at about 8 meters make a goal from which the game will begin. At 5 meters, to the right and the left of the square place 2 markers, indicating the position of opponents. Divide players as it is shown in the picture.

  1. Player A passes the ball to B, who with an oriented control with the left gets out of the square with a single touch towards player C that presses passively
  2. B changes the direction and goes towards D
  3. Player B feints D and shoots with the right leg
  • After shooting, the player recovers the ball and goes to the line
  • The one that has passed the ball becomes the receiver
  • The two defenders are fixed and get changed every 2 minutes


  1. Organize two stations using 18 players. One of the groups plays only with the right leg, except for the oriented control, the other team uses only the right leg
  2. Execute various feints during the dribbling
  3. Make players use an specific leg during the dribbling
Coaching Points
  • Pay special attention to the control of the ball and the execution of the change in direction
  • Players must execute the exercise at a constant pace
  • Encourage players to end the action with a powerful shot

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