2v2 +1 to Goal!

Here’s a great Small Sided Game (SSG) that can get your playing with back to pressure (Hazard work) out. This SSG will tie in with all of the recent Hazard practices that we have looked at recently. ┬áThere is good rotation and transition in this practice to challenge the players to keep thinking. It also…

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Crossover To 1v1

Crossover To 1v1

Multi-outcome 1v1 which is very easy to set up and gives the players lots of goes at attacking and defending, and the opportunity for the coach to help the players with various detailed coaching points.

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No Touch Turn

No Touch Turn

Step towards the ball as it comes towards you letting the ball run across your body. Unbalance the defender and explode away. Use your body to protect the ball and make the disguise as big a possible.

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Punch Pass

Punch Pass

Drive through the middle of the ball with the laces. Get your body over the ball but do not follow through planting the non kicking foot next to the ball. Extension is to try and loft the ball.

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One and a Half Step Overs

One and a half Step Overs

A practice which does not involve touching the ball but a combination of a fake and body movements to lose the opposing player. Roll the ball ahead of yourself. Perform a big fake and step over the ball. Step the same foot back over the ball immediately and explode out in the same direction.

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3 Cone Passing

3 Cone Passing

This passing practice involves just 3 cones set 5 yards away from a wall. A series of exercises involving passing and receiving off the wall around and between the cones. A quality first touch is needed to get across the cones and make sure you use both feet. Increase or decrease the distance of the cones from the wall to make it more or less difficult.

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