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Practice Results for Drill Featuring Ball Shot Away on 4th Kick of E2E3 Reverse Pattern

                               
  Saturday April 17.
Drill GraphicThe graphic to the right shows the pattern of the drill done April 17. Each green square in the graphic, is 1 pace, 0.67 meters, from the green crosses directly to the side and directly in front of it. Everything happens without the ball touching the ground from the time it is flipped up prior to kick 1. The distance from the start point to the point directly across from the start  point is 20 paces, 13.4 meters, which is also the approximate distance from the start point to the target of shots point. 

Pattern: Kick ball on 45 degree slant to left 4 paces with left foot, step with right, step with left;  kick ball on 45 degree slant to right 3 paces with right foot, step with left; kick ball on 45 degree slant to right 4 paces with right foot, step with left, step with right;  kick ball at target with left foot. Target: Cone approx 20 paces or 13.4 meters from start.

Target was an orange ground cone. Counted as hit if ball missed cone horizontally by less than 1 pace, 0.67 meters. For misses, miss distance is distance from center of target.  Due to distance between self and target reduced by 4.5 meters by air-dribble run prior to shot, shots on average were taken approx 9 meters from target.
 
      Ball bounced before hitting wall Ball did not bounce before hitting wall              
  A B C D E F G H I J K L       
  Run
Number
Distance
(meters)
from start
when ball
1st bounced
(for bouncers)
Horizontal
Distance
(meters)
by which
ball missed
target
(for bouncers)
Angle by
which ball
missed
from start
point
perspective
(bouncers)
Distance
(meters)
from start
when wall
hit
(for balls
hitting wall
without
bouncing)
Horizontal
Distance
(in meters)
by which
ball missed
target
(for balls
hitting wall
without
bouncing)
Angle by
which ball
missed
from start
point
perspective
(balls hit wall without bouncing)
Height
of ball
(meters)
when wall
hit with ball
(for balls
hitting
wall without
bouncing)
Apex
height
of ball
Spin Swerve
(meters)
Area of foot used Comments  
  Key: Used online calculator I built at April 16 entry, at http://coolname001.angelfire.com/soccairfifteen.htm, to calculate angles. Unless noted (1 occurrence April 17), ball never hit ground between first kick of run and last kick of run. Was not looking at ball during shots. In cols C and F, L means ball missed to left of target, R means ball missed to right of target. Left means closer to my left arm as I watch ball move away from me after I kick it.  In col K, L means ball swerved to left and R means ball swerved to right.   
    1           13  1.4 L  6  2.1  2.1              1st attempt, but a rocket   
   2        13  4 R  17  0.9  0.9  Some L->R  0.6 L      ball grazed the dancing man  
   3  13  0
HIT TARGET
 0          0.3          bounced at target low hard shot  
   4        13
3.4 R
 15
4.2
 4.2          shot point way to right of target  
   5        13  0.7 R  3  2.1  2.1 col.  J
slightly L->R
col.  K
to R
     inside of foot rocket;
hit wall hard
 
   6        13  3.4 L  15  2.7  2.7  strong R->L  0.6 L  outside
of LF
   hit wall hard  
   7        13  ??    2.4  2.7  strong R->L  0.6 L  outside of LF    shot from right of target  
   8        13  ??    1.5  1.5  strong
R->L
 0.3 L outside of LF    shot from right of target  
   9        13  0.7 R  3  0.9  1.2  almost vertical R->L  0.3 L        
   10        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  3.3  3.3  R->L  0.6 L  outside of LF    shot from right of target; hit wall very hard  
   11        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  2.4
 2.4  slight
R->L
 0.3 L  outside forefoot of LF     hit target hard  
   12        13  0.7 L  3  2.1  2.1  slight L->R  0.3 R  inside of LF    ball hit wall hard  
   13        13  3.4 R  15
 0.9  0.9  R->L  0.3 L  outside forefoot of LF      
   14        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  0.9  0.9  R->L almost vertical backspin    outside forefoot of LF      
   15        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  1.4  1.5  R->L
slight
 0.3 L  outside of LF    hit target hard  
   16        13  2 R  9  4.5  4.5      outside of LF    ball hit wall hard  
   17        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  0.9  0.9  R->L
slight
 0.3 L outside forefoot of LF      
   18        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  1.5  1.5  R->L
very slight
 0.3 L  forefoot of outside of LF    hit target hard, despite me off balance w ball too close at time of shot  
   19        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  2.1  2.1  R->L, 1 revolution  0.3 L  outside of LF    ball hit target very hard  
   20        13  1.4 L  6  1.8  1.8  R->L  0.3 L  outside of LF    ball hit wall very hard  
   21        13  0
HIT TARGET
 0  0.3  0.3      outside of LF    ball bounced once just before shot, hit target hard  
   22  13  0.7 R  3                middle forefoot of LF      
   23          0
HIT TARGET
 0
 1.8
 1.8  R->L
amost vertical backspin
 0  middle of LF    hit target hard  
   Total/
Average
           avg 4.8
(first ten, avg 7.7; last nine, avg 1.7).
 Avg
1.9