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Split Triangle Run

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-Objective:

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To successfully complete 1 lap of the course.

-Fundamental Movement Skills:

  • Manipulative Send

    • Kick​

  • Manipulative Receive

    • Trap​

  • Manipulative Retain​

    • Dribble​

-Equipment List:

  • One soccer ball per three players

-Equipment Link:

-Setting Up:

  • Players stand in a triangle formation approximately 5 paces apart (P1, P2, P3).

  • P1 has a soccer ball.

-Instructions:

  • P1 passes the ball to P2 and then runs between P2 and P3.

  • P2 passes the ball to P3 and then runs between P3 and P1.

  • P3 passes the ball to P1 and then runs between P1 and P2.

  • Repeat sequence till the group has travelled once around the field.

Queestions

-Questions & Notes:

  • Variations:

    • Free Throw Split Triangle Run: Same as Split Triangle Run but players use a free-throw instead of a pass. Players should be around 10 paces apart for this activity. Receiving players should trap the ball (not catch it with their hands).

    • Different Sport Split Triangle Run: This drill can also work for other sports such as basketball, lacrosse...

  • As a cool-down:

    • Works great as a cool-down, just emphasize a slower pace.