EvtecHs Selly Training

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How the Selly works

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Selly Introduction

Evtechs Slow Elevation Sidestep

It's called 'Slow' because you are moving at a slow pace when you perform this technique.

Execution is very similar to the Elly except for the very slow pace

Because of the slower pace you must put more effort into the technique to achieve the change in direction.

You are so convincing that they must move to block your path.

Like the Relly the first move is a fake.

You are able to change to the real direction by vigorously swinging your leg whilst you are in the air.

This takes you clear of their attempted tackle and leaves a clear path for you to run forward. SELLY!

Watch the example

  • You deceptively and unexpectedly take action
    • so, you take your opponents by surprise
  • You suddenly and dramatically change body posture
    • you persuade them they 'know' where you are going
    • so, you make it necessary for your opponents to react
  • You deceptively use your body
    • which persuades them to move aside
    • and you take advantage of the clear path created
  • You train both legs
    • so you can take advantage of any opportunity
    • and you stack the one-on-one odds in your favour
  • Most players on the field will remain unaware of what you did or how you did it
    • so your opponents begin to fear your ability and "hang off"
  • It is over in a flash and you are ready for the next situation
    • so you can chain techniques together - one after another after another, left or right

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Selly Phase 1

Step, Hup

Phase 1 instructions

  • you're slightly crouched, alert, ready for action
  • you have the ball in your right arm
  • you're facing up-field
  • an opponent is near enough to block your way
  • face so it is obvious you are going to your right,
  • intending to get past them.
  • Take a step with your right foot in that direction
  • swing your left leg through...
  • into a raised position at the same time...
  • as you spring off your right foot...
  • causing a small hop on your right leg.
  • Land, move back to starting position
  • repeat

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Selly Phase 2

Step, Hup, Back!

Phase 2 instructions

  • as for Phase 1, "Step, Hup"
  • But...

  • instead of simply landing...
  • call out "Back!" and...
  • quickly pull back your left leg...
  • so it's behind you when you land.
  • This will cause your right leg...
  • to be out in front when you land
  • Repeat

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Selly Phase 3

Step, Hup, Back!, Hop

Phase 3 instructions

Do the same as Phase 2

  • Step, Hup, Back!...
  • But...

  • bring your left leg back powerfully...
  • and keep it off the ground when you land.
  • This will cause you to twist left in mid-air...
  • and create a bigger hop on your right leg.
  • Repeat

All this will cause your opponent to move to intercept you.

When you land you should be to the left of your opponentm, ready to run into clear ground.

Well done. You've done a Selly!

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Training for your other leg

Be sure to train both legs by performing appropriate (mirror image) exercises. They are set out here for ease of use.

Phase 1 other leg

  • you're slightly crouched, alert, ready for action
  • you have the ball in your left arm
  • you're facing up-field
  • an opponent is near enough to block your way
  • face so it is obvious you are going to your left,
  • intending to get past them.
  • Take a step with your left foot in that direction
  • swing your right leg through...
  • into a raised position at the same time...
  • as you spring off your left foot...
  • causing a small hop on your left leg.
  • Land, move back to starting position
  • repeat

Phase 2 other leg

  • as for Phase 1, "Step, Hup"
  • But...

  • instead of simply landing...
  • call out "Back!" and...
  • quickly pull back your right leg...
  • so it's behind you when you land.
  • This will cause your left leg...
  • to be out in front when you land
  • Repeat

Phase 3 other leg

Do the same as Phase 2

  • Step, Hup, Back!...
  • But...

  • bring your right leg back powerfully...
  • and keep it off the ground when you land.
  • This will cause you to twist right in mid-air...
  • and create a bigger hop on your left leg.
  • Repeat

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