The ultimate drill for increasing finishing

Discuss your training routine and techniques you are practicing
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Post by rzadzinski » 18 Jul 2007, 05:23

My hood is surrounded by 2 ghetto's yo!

Seriously, it's like the meeting zone of the 2 ghetto's. So basically everyone "in da hood" comes to my hood to meet.


It's frikken nuts. I just go to a wall of a former bottle depot close to a grocery store...

Hopefully the building isn't occupied soon though. :(
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Post by gnarlyjim » 18 Jul 2007, 13:45

I was just thinking about something... (which is my first mistake :P )

My town has about 18, 000 people here. The side of town West of the canal is known as the nice area. Everywhere on the East is widely recognized as complete sh*t. Even though some good people live on the East too, if you say that's where you're from people automatically think you're a dirtbag. But, what I was thinking was that probably 10,000 people live on the West and 8,000 on the East. Well, if 6,000 of the people are actually dirtbags, that means 1/3 of my town is dirty. That's no good. :(

Anyway, back to the ultimate finishing drill. :oops: :wink:
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Re: The ultimate drill for increasing finishing

Post by zizou » 26 Jul 2007, 09:42

jdefoe wrote:Here it is:
You go find a wall, and practice driving the ball low and hard until you can hit the targets consistently. Take 50 shots with each foot everyday for 2 weeks, and your finishing will be similar to that of Henry's :lol:
Kevin Keegan did this drill almost everyday as a boy.

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I'd have to say I disagree. Thierry henry's skill wasn't brought on in two weeks. There isn't a magical solution to getting amazing at football. He must've practised every single day since he was 15 on his shooting, and all those hours counted up to what he is now, and of course he still trains alot. Sure, it would help if you practised this, but you've got to do it for years on end, just like the pros did.

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Re: The ultimate drill for increasing finishing

Post by Icy » 26 Jul 2007, 12:02

zizou wrote:
jdefoe wrote:Here it is:
You go find a wall, and practice driving the ball low and hard until you can hit the targets consistently. Take 50 shots with each foot everyday for 2 weeks, and your finishing will be similar to that of Henry's :lol:
Kevin Keegan did this drill almost everyday as a boy.

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I'd have to say I disagree. Thierry henry's skill wasn't brought on in two weeks. There isn't a magical solution to getting amazing at football. He must've practised every single day since he was 15 on his shooting, and all those hours counted up to what he is now, and of course he still trains alot. Sure, it would help if you practised this, but you've got to do it for years on end, just like the pros did.
Are you serious?
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Re: The ultimate drill for increasing finishing

Post by gnarlyjim » 26 Jul 2007, 14:17

Icy wrote:
zizou wrote:
jdefoe wrote:Here it is:
You go find a wall, and practice driving the ball low and hard until you can hit the targets consistently. Take 50 shots with each foot everyday for 2 weeks, and your finishing will be similar to that of Henry's :lol:
Kevin Keegan did this drill almost everyday as a boy.

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I'd have to say I disagree. Thierry henry's skill wasn't brought on in two weeks. There isn't a magical solution to getting amazing at football. He must've practised every single day since he was 15 on his shooting, and all those hours counted up to what he is now, and of course he still trains alot. Sure, it would help if you practised this, but you've got to do it for years on end, just like the pros did.
Are you serious?
Nah, he's kidding. Nobody is that thick.
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Re: The ultimate drill for increasing finishing

Post by rzadzinski » 26 Jul 2007, 16:37

gnarlyjim wrote:
Icy wrote:
zizou wrote: I'd have to say I disagree. Thierry henry's skill wasn't brought on in two weeks. There isn't a magical solution to getting amazing at football. He must've practised every single day since he was 15 on his shooting, and all those hours counted up to what he is now, and of course he still trains alot. Sure, it would help if you practised this, but you've got to do it for years on end, just like the pros did.
Are you serious?
Nah, he's kidding. Nobody is that thick.
You'd be surprised.
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Post by Maradona_Diego » 19 Aug 2007, 16:02

nice drill :D

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Re: The ultimate drill for increasing finishing

Post by klc123 » 14 Sep 2007, 19:41

Icy wrote:
zizou wrote:
jdefoe wrote:Here it is:
You go find a wall, and practice driving the ball low and hard until you can hit the targets consistently. Take 50 shots with each foot everyday for 2 weeks, and your finishing will be similar to that of Henry's :lol:
Kevin Keegan did this drill almost everyday as a boy.

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I'd have to say I disagree. Thierry henry's skill wasn't brought on in two weeks. There isn't a magical solution to getting amazing at football. He must've practised every single day since he was 15 on his shooting, and all those hours counted up to what he is now, and of course he still trains alot. Sure, it would help if you practised this, but you've got to do it for years on end, just like the pros did.
Are you serious?
lol u arent the sharpest knife in the drawer are you?of course it takes years too get good at football.if u improved so much so that ur finishing was like that of henrys in 2 weeks you would be able too jump too the moon and run around the world in a couple of hours.

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Post by jdefoe » 19 Sep 2007, 15:37

I meant that you should notice the improvement in your finishing after 2 weeks.

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Post by fir_nev » 19 Sep 2007, 21:58

Welcome back jdefoe!!

Anyone who thinks finishing can be achieved overnight must be really kidding themselves.

I practised what jdefoe stated in the drill (well, not exactly 50 shots to the wall) years ago and I can finish most of the half-chances after months of practice.

So, zizou, jdefoe's only trying to state what U can see improved.
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Post by FsoccerCstarB » 27 Sep 2007, 14:36

after each shot am i suppose to trap the ball or keep one timing it on the drill for 50 times

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Post by rzadzinski » 28 Sep 2007, 02:18

You can mix it up, but I guess a trap and shot would be good. If you're close to a wall, it just comes at you too fast.
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Post by Kakasgotskillz » 28 Sep 2007, 02:49

I'd say shoot it to one side and then shoot it to another (so it kinda makes it cardio-intensive), makes it more difficult for you to trap the ball effectively and give another decent hit at the wall

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Post by Davidson9 » 28 Sep 2007, 21:48

thanks jdefoe greatly appreciated
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finishing

Post by goodness » 02 Nov 2007, 14:36

Thanks a lot for the tips. I will try to to do them.

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