Coaching Finishing in Soccer: 8 Levels from beginner to professional
Level 5: Shooting high balls, sprinting shooting, turning and jumping before shooting
Finishing gets more difficult when the ball is coming in the air before shooting. The player has to trap the ball or to shoot at goal directly. Booth has to be trained in special drills. In this article we show the first drills for learning the technique of volley, half volley and side volley. In the next articles for level 5 you will find game related drills and small sided games for shooting high ball. In this stage the coach should focus on the organisation. The players have to have many repetitions. Therefore, you have to build up as many goals as possible.
Pre exercises: Shooting ball that the player has thrown himself.
Shooting (with head or foot) a ball that a partner has thrown
Shooting a high ball (after flank play, a cross)
Shooting under difficult conditions (Sprinting, turning, jumping before shooting)