Quick Tip - Play the ball behind opponents

Research indicates playing the ball behind opponents is the best route to goal, so Ron Smith provides a useful exercise to finetune this aspect of the game

Wanna know the best way to goal? Research indicates more goals coming from playing the ball in behind opponents than any other method.

So Ron Smith, a member of the Australian national technical team, has put together an exercise aimed at replicating situations where playing the ball in behind is the key to scoring.

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Ron calls the exercise ‘The Box’ as the final third, or box, becomes of utmost importance.

Ron Smith has his own coaching website -The Football Centre – for more information visit www.thefootballcentre.com.au

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