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Developing 1v1
Individual Skills

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Contents

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Introduction

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1v1 Situations

pg 4

Skills Practice Sheets 1v1 Side by Side


1v1 Diagonal Attack
1v1 Face to Face
1v1 Back to Goal

pg 5-11
pg 12-16
pg 17-22
pg 23-27

Homework Sheets 1v1 Side by Side


1v1 Diagonal Attack
1v1 Face to Face
1v1 Back to Goal

pg 28-34
pg 35-39
pg 40-45
pg 46-50

Fast Feet Skills Circuits

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Coaching for the Future


Developing 1v1 Skills

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Introduction

The main content of the skill based course is to address


the four 1v1 situations that arise continually in every
game. Coaches will also learn to focus on where and
when the moves and turns can successfully be executed.
In modern day football with its extremely fast pace, tight
spaces and evenly matched teams the importance of
1v1 play cannot be overstated. Players who can dominate
the 1v1 situations can make a difference to any game
at any time.

More than ever it is imperative that we address the


importance of creating more skilfully exciting players with
quality technical ability. Players who can light up our
game.
We must lay the foundations at grassroots level to
establish a system so that every youngster in the current
and next generation of football in our country is given
the chance to learn about improving their individual skills
and techniques. Show them moves and turns, skills that
have been and are being used by some of the worlds
greatest players (Past and present).

Four 1v1 situations - where it begins to make a difference;


1. 1v1 Side by Side - change of direction moves
2. 1v1 Face to Face - Moves to beat opponent
3. 1v1 Diagonal Attack - Cuts and drag backs
4. 1v1 Back to Goal - Spins and turns

The lack of individual skill development coaches and the


fact that youngsters do not spend as many hours
practicing is having a detrimental effect throughout our
game from grassroots to professional.

All the above situations will be comprehensively covered


and explained step by step, where and when to execute
the specific moves will also be continually reinforced.

We must educate our young players to become more


creative so they are confident and comfortable when in
possession of the ball. We must develop flair players
who are attack minded and give them the freedom to
express themselves effectively in any game situation
that they may encounter, especially when confronted
with a 1v1 situation.

Football Homework
Homework sheets have been specifically designed for
each move and is an integral part of young players
education and development out with regular sessions.
The resource is to support and encourage young players
to practise on their own. The homework is fun and can
be monitored to gauge the improvements and progression
of their technique, speed and touch with both feet.
After patience, encouragements and realistic practices,
young players will ultimately perform the moves
spontaneously in games and will begin to be more creative
and play more attractive, exciting attacking football.
If we care about football this is a challenge we all now
face to ensure the young players of today fulfil their
potential to be the stars of tomorrow.

The more successful clubs and countries in the world


are the ones that dominate in 1v1 situations.
Consequently, technical and tactical skill in 1v1 play is
the foundation for success at every level.
If players miss out on creative technical development
they will continue to play predictable football
throughout their lives. Coaches who forbid players
to take the initiative with the ball do not assist in
improving the players technical ability.
Football is a game of skill, imagination, creativity
and decision making. Coaching should not stifle but
enhance those elements.
(Arsene Wenger, Manager Arsenal Football Club)
With this in mind the Scottish FA East Region have
set up a comprehensive skill based course to support
and educate local coaches. We need more dedicated
coaches to specialise in delivering the moves and turns
to their individual players. We owe it to our young players
to give them the best start possible. Thus, the aim of
the course is to introduce skill development coaches at
every club and provide the coaches with a sound
knowledge of many skills which they can teach and
introduce into their regular sessions. All coaches will be
supported with a series of handouts throughout the
duration of the course.

As a kid they teach you not to play to win but to


grow in ability as a player. At Barcelona we trained
every day with a ball and I hardly ever ran without
a ball at my feet.
(Lionel Messi), Barcelona Football Club

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Situations
of the 1v1

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Four 1v1 Situations

1v1 Side by Side


Inside & outside foot cut
Step over & spin
The player in possession is being
tracked by an opponent by their side.

Stop turn

By using a change of direction move


this will allow the player to create more
space to pass, shoot or dribble.

Fake kick & Turn


Outside foot spin
Fake sole stop

1v1 Diagonal Attack


Drag back

The player in possession is driving


forward with an opponent coming in
diagonally from the side.

Twist off

By using the moves in this section this


will allow the player to cut the ball away
from opponent into space.

Drag back & pass behind standing leg


Flick behind standing leg

1v1 Face to Face


Scissors
Step over

Generally the player in possession is


directly attacking an opponent.

Side step

By using a move to beat an opponent


this will allow the player to create space
and to get past defenders to make
passing and shooting opportunities.

Inside outside foot


Sole drag

1v1 Back to Goal


Heel raise

The player receiving the ball with their


back to goal has a defender close
behind.

Step over
Drag & Turn

These moves are used to unbalance a


defender and allow the attacker time
and space to turn and to face goal.

Fake kick & Turn

Tool Box of Moves and Turns for Players to Develop an Armoury to Deal with most 1v1 Situations

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1v1 Side By Side


Skill Practice Sheets
Inside & Outside Foot Cuts
Step Over & Spin
Stop Turn
Fake Kick & Turn
Outside Foot Spin
Fake Sole Stop

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Inside & Outside Foot Cuts

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The Move:
The player fakes to strike the ball but instead cuts the ball slightly backwards with the inside or outside of the foot and turns quickly to change
direction in the opposite direction. After turning the player accelerates away.

Inside Right Foot Cut/


Outside Left Foot Cut

Inside Right Foot Cut/


Outside Left Foot Cut

Inside Left Foot Cut/


Outside Right Foot Cut

Inside Right Foot Cut/


Outside Left Foot Cut

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble along the outside of
the box and practice the inside and
outside cuts with both feet.

Skill Practice 2
Players meet each other in centre
and practice inside and outside cuts
with both feet.

Skill Practice 3
Players dribble into centre marker at
the same time to perform the outside
left foot cut and dribble to the marker
on the left.
Variation - Outside right foot cut,
inside left foot cut, outside right foot
cut

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate upper body movement to unbalance opponent.


Keep body low to shield the ball and retain good balance.
Keep the ball on safe side furthest from opponent.
Immediately after turning accelerate out of the move.

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Skill Practice 4
Players dribble forward being tracked by
a defender, just before they reach the
second marker they perform an inside or
outside cut and dribble back to the start.
Players then exchange places.

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Inside & Outside Foot Cuts


Group Practice1
Players from both ends go
at the same time performing
the inside and outside foot
cuts. Once the first player
reaches the second marker
next player quickly follows.
Various options to practice
through the set up Inside of left / Inside of
right
Outside of right / Inside of
right
Outside of right / Inside of
right
Inside of left / Ouside of
left

Left Foot &


Right Foot Cuts

Finishing on Goal
Attacking player drives
across the field being
tracked by an opponent.
Approximately halfway
across the attacking player
performs an inside or
outside foot cut to change
direction. This will then
create space for the attacker
to drive forward and attack
either the right or left
marker. On reaching the
marker the player is closed
down quickly by a defender.

Defender

Inside Right
Foot Cut /
Outside
Left Foot Cut

Inside
Left Foot
Cut

Inside Right
Foot Cut

Inside Right
Foot Cut

Inside Right Foot


Cut / Outside Left
Foot Cut
Inside Left
Foot Cut

Defender

When faced with this 1v1


situation the attacker cuts the ball to create space and finishes on goal.

Variation - Play 1-2 passes with defender before attacking the marker.
This will improve speed and attackers first touch. Add a goalkeeper.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving into the box and being challenged by a defender from the side use the inside or outside foot
cut to create space for shot at goal.
MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a central midfield position and being closed down by an opponent, cut the ball
back to change direction. This will create space for a wide pass to continue attacking.
DEFENDER Running back towards your own goal with an opponent tracking you from the side, change direction quickly
using the move to cut the ball away from the opponent. This will allow more space and time to distribute the ball.
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Top Tips:

Rotation - Attacker and tracking player change places. Change defender


after a few practices.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

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If opponent is on the left side


keep the ball on your right
foot and use the Inside of
Left Foot or Outside of Right
Foot move.
If opponent is on the right
side keep the ball on your
left foot and use the Inside
of Right Foot or Outside of
Left Foot move.

Coaching Points:
Exaggerate upper body
movement to unbalance
opponent.
Keep body low to shield
the ball and retain good
balance.
Keep the ball on safe side
furthest from opponent.
Immediately after turning
accelerate out of the
move.

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Step Over & Spin

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The Move:
The player fakes to pass but steps quickly around the ball (circle leg from outside to inside of the ball, away from the body).
The player then spins around quickly with the step over foot and takes the ball away in the opposite direction.

Right
Foot

Left Foot

Right &
Left Foot
Pass

Skill Practice 1
Step by Step basic introduction to the
move.

Skill Practice 2
Players dribble to left side of marker and
perform the left foot move.

Skill Practice 3
Players dribble to the right side of marker
and perform Right Foot move.

Coaching Points:
Step over foot should always be the one furthest from the opponent.
Spin quickly out of the move.
To exaggerate the move shout out a team members name at the same time as the step over.

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Skill Practice 4
Players dribble through gates and
perform the right and left foot moves.
Players can play 1-2 passes with
outside players.
After set time change places with
outside players.

Skills Practice

1v1 Side by Side


Step Over & Spin

Group Practice
Players dribble forward being
tracked by defenders, once
through the gate the players
perform the right foot move.
The players then come back
through the gate and drive
across midfield where the
players perform the left foot
move and pass to opposite
group to begin rotation.
Players change places.

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Top Tips:
If opponent is on the left side keep the ball on your right foot and use Right Foot move.
If opponent is on the right side keep the ball on your left foot and use Left Foot move.

Coaching Points:
Step over foot should always be the one furthest from the opponent.
Spin quickly out of the move.
To exaggerate the move shout out a team members name at the same time as the step
over.

Variation - add goals, attacking


players finish on goal.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender tracking alongside, performing the step over and
spin move will create space for a shot at goal or pass to a team mate.
MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield with opposition players closing in change direction by using the step over
and spin move. This would allow the player time and space to switch the play to wide players or pass into strikers.
DEFENDER A full back in possession running back towards their own goal in a wide area and under pressure from
an opponent, rather than pass back to the goalkeeper performing the step over and spin move will create time and space
to start up a new attack.
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Stop Turn

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The Move:
When running with the ball and being put under pressure from the side by an opponent, change direction quickly by using the Stop Turn.
Stop the ball with the sole of the foot whilst jumping over the ball.
On landing, change direction quickly by taking the ball away with the opposite foot.

Right
Foot

Right
Foot
Left Foot

Right
Foot

Right Foot

Left
Foot

Left
Foot

Left Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble to the centre of the
box and practice the Stop Turn
with Right Foot.
After practicing the left foot turn
players need to practice the right
foot turn.

Skill Practice 2
Players practice the right and left
foot turns when meeting in the
centre.

Skill Practice 3
Players dribble forward being tracked
by a defender, just before they reach
the opposite side they perform the
Right Foot move and dribble back to
the start where they perform the left
foot move and exchange places.

Coaching Points:

When running with the ball shield the ball by keeping it on the side furthest away from opponent.
Do not hesitate when jumping over the ball.
Use light touch with the sole of the foot when stopping the ball.
After changing direction accelerate out of the move, taking the ball away with the opposite foot.

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Skill Practice 4
Players practice the Right and Left foot
turns being tracked by a passive defender.
If the defender is on the left keep the ball
on the right side and perform the right foot
turn. If the defender is on the right side
keep the ball to the left side and perform
the left foot turn.

Skills Practice

1v1 Side by Side


Stop Turn

Group Practice 1
Player dribbles to the second
central marker and changes
direction with the right foot
move. The player then quickly
changes direction using a left
foot move at the next marker.
The player then drives forward
and passes through the gate to
team mate and takes up that
position. On receiving the ball
through the gate the player
takes a first touch to the side
and then dribbles back to
starting point.

Right Foot

Left Foot

Progression - a defender can


be introduced in between the
central markers to pressurise
the attacking player.

Finishing on Goal
The first two players on each
side drive forward. One being
the attacking player the other
being the tracking defender. The
attacking player performs the
right foot move to change
direction before reaching the
first marker. After changing
direction the attacking player
drives across the face of the
goal and this time performs the
left foot move to create space
and finish on goal. Both players
then join the opposite group and
exchange places for next
function.

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Right Foot
Left Foot
Left Foot

Right Foot

Top Tips:
If opponent is on the left side keep the ball on
your right foot and use Right Foot move.
If opponent is on the right side keep the ball on
your left foot and use Left Foot move.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER Driving across the edge of the box with opponent side by side quick execution of the move will create space
and time for shot at goal.
MIDFIELDER When dribbling across the midfield area changing direction quickly can create space to switch the play
or to play a pass into the striker to create shooting opportunity.
DEFENDER When in possession of the ball and running back towards your own goal and under pressure from an
opponent changing direction quickly will create space and allow a safe pass forward or the opportunity to start new
attacking phase. Good communication with goalkeeper will confuse opponent.
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Coaching Points:
When running with the ball shield the ball
by keeping it on the side furthest away from
opponent.
Do not hesitate when jumping over the ball.
Use light touch with the sole of the foot
when stopping the ball.
After changing direction accelerate out of
the move, taking the ball away with the
opposite foot.

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Fake Kick & Turn

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The Move:
When being tracked by an opponent side by side, the player should fake to kick the ball to disguise and exaggerate the move.
After the fake kick the player cuts the ball behind the standing leg with the inside of the kicking foot.
The player then turns quickly to change direction and takes the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot.
Network Set Up

Right Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot
Left Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble to either side of the
markers performing Left and Right Foot
moves.
If marker is on the left side it would be
a right foot move. If marker is on the
right side it would then be a left foot
move.

Skill Practice 2
The player
drives forward
and changes
direction using
the right foot
move at the
second central
marker. After
c h a n g i n g
direction the
player quickly
performs the left
foot move at the
next marker and
drives forward to
the opposite
end.

Left Foot

Right Foot

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate fake kick before executing the move.


Cut the ball away from opponent.
Shield ball from opponent
Shout to team mate as though to pass the ball, this will enhance the move.

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Skill Practice 3
First player passes the
ball across to team-mate.
On receiving the ball the
player drives forward and
performs the right foot
move to change direction.
The player then dribbles
back to original position
and performs the left foot
move before passing the
ball across to team-mate
to restart the practice.

Right
Foot

Left Foot

Skill Practice 4
Player with the ball drives
across to the opposite side
being tracked by an
opponent. In between, the
attacking player performs
the right foot move quickly
followed by the left foot
move and finishes at the
opposite end. Players
exchange places and
practice continues.

Skills Practice

1v1 Side by Side


Fake Kick & Turn

Group Practice1
Players from both sides
go at the same time.
First they go to right hand
marker and perform the
move with the right foot.
They then drive across
the area and perform the
move with the left foot.
They then drive
diagonally across and
perform the move again
with the right foot and
pass to the next player.

Right Foot
Left Foot

Defender

Right Foot

Right Foot
Defender

Left Foot

Right Foot

Variation - add a
defender.

Finishing On Goal
Player with the ball drives
across the face of the goal
being tracked by a
defender. The attacking
player performs the right
foot and left foot moves
to create space to finish
on goal striking the ball
with the right foot. Both
players go back to the
same group and
exchange places for next
practice.

Left Foot Shot at Goal


Left
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Right
Foot

If opponent is on the left side keep


the ball on your right foot and use
Right Foot move.
If opponent is on the right side
keep the ball on your left foot and
use Left Foot move.

Right Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot Shot at Goal

Progression - players go
to opposite side of goal
this time to encourage
finishing using the left foot

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER Driving across the edge of the box with opponent side by side, a quick execution of the move will create
space and time for shot at goal.
MIDFIELDER When driving across the midfield area and being tracked by an opponent the move can be used to create
space to switch the play or pass the ball to strikers.
DEFENDER When in a wide area and running back towards your own goal under pressure from an opponent the fake
kick and turn is an ideal move to create space and give the player time to start a new attack.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

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Coaching Points:
Exaggerate fake kick before
executing the move.
Cut the ball away from
opponent.
Shield ball from opponent
Shout to team mate as though
to pass the ball, this will
enhance the move.

Skills Practice

1v1 Side by Side


Outside Foot Spin

The Move:
When running with the ball and being tracked by an opponent the player must get two feet in front of the ball before spinning around 180 degrees.
The player then takes the ball away with the outside of the right or left foot depending on what side the opponent is challenging.
Right Foot

Pass &
Follow

Skill Practice 1
First player drives through
the gate and performs the
right foot and then passes to
team-mate to restart the
practices.

Right Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Pass &
Follow

Skill Practice 2
First player drives through
the gate and performs the
left foot move and then
passes to team-mate to
restart the practices.

Left Foot

Skill Practice 3
First player drives through the
gate and performs the double
right foot moves before passing
across to team-mate.
Progress to using 2 footballs to
improve tempo of practice.

Coaching Points:

Be slightly in front of opponent before using the move.


Shield the ball (body in-between ball and opponent).
Turn and spin quickly to create more space and time.
Both feet must be in front of the ball before performing the spin.

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Skill Practice 4
First player drives through the
gate and performs the double left
foot moves before passing across
to team-mate.
Progress to using 2 footballs to
improve tempo of practice.

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Outside Foot Spin

Group Practice 1
Both end players
drive forward at the
same time and
perform the right
foot move at the first
set of markers.
The players then
continue to drive
forward and perform
the left foot move at
the second set of
markers.
Players then join the
opposite group and
pass the ball to the
next player.

Left Foot
Right
Foot

Left Foot

Right
Foot

Finishing On Goal
End players drive forward at
the same time and perform
the right foot move at the
markers.
The players then pass the
ball up to the strikers and
follow the pass. On receiving
the ball the striker shields the
ball from the tracking
defender and takes a positive
first touch and drives across
the face of the goal. After a
few steps the striker quickly
performs the right foot move
to create space to finish on
goal.

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If opponent is on the left side


keep the ball on your right foot
and use Right Foot move.
Right Foot

Right
Foot
Right Foot

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender alongside, executing the move would create space
for a shot at goal.
MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a midfield position and being tracked by an opponent, producing the move will
create options for a pass to a striker or wide player.
DEFENDER When being challenged for possession of the ball and running towards your own goal, rather than pass
back to the goalkeeper quickly performing the move will allow you to get away from the opponent.

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Right
Foot

Rotation - passing player becomes new defender. Defender becomes new


attacker. Attacker joins opposite group

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If opponent is on the right side


keep the ball on your left foot and
use Left Foot move.
Coaching Points:
Be slightly in front of opponent
before using the move.
Shield the ball (body inbetween ball and opponent).
Turn and spin quickly to create
more space and time.
Both feet must be in front of
the ball before performing the
spin.

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The Move:
When running with the ball fake to stop it with sole of the foot but instead bring the same foot down and behind the ball and push it quickly forward
and accelerate out of the move.
Skill Practice 1
The first player
dribbles forward
and practices the
right foot fake sole
stop start move.
The player then
dribbles round the
end marker and
dribbles opposite,
once
again
practicing the right
foot move.
The player then
passes to teammate who begins
practice again.

Skill Practice 2
The first player
dribbles forward
and practices the
left foot fake sole
stop start move.
The player then
dribbles round the
end marker and
dribbles opposite
once
again
practicing the left
foot move.
The player then
passes to teammate who begins
practice again.

Right
Foot
Right
Foot

When dribbling forward keep the ball on the safe side away from the opponent.
Go slowly into the move but accelerate out.
Exaggerate the fake stop as this is when the tracking defender will hesitate thus giving the player
more space and time.

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Foot

Skill Practice 3
Players perform the right foot and left foot
moves on reaching the centre markers. Add
in a defender in the centre to put pressure
on the attacking player.

Coaching Points:

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Left
Foot

Skill Practice 4
Players practice the right and left foot
moves being tracked by a defender.
Players exchange places after each
practice.

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Fake Sole Stop

Group Practice 1
Both ends go together.
Players with the ball are
being tracked by a defender
on their left side so must
perform the right foot move
in order to shield and
protect the ball.
After performing the move
the players create enough
space to pass the ball
across to the attacking
player in opposite group.
Both sets of players then
join the opposite group and
exchange place.
Practice then restarts.
Reverse the practice to
perform the left foot move.

Finishing On Goal
Both end players go
together.
Players with the ball are
being tracked by a
defender on their left
side so must perform the
right foot move in order
to shield and protect the
ball.
After performing the
move the players play a
1-2 with end player and
finish on goal.

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1-2 Pass

Right Foot

Right Foot

1-2
Pass

Variation - end player


can become a defender so it becomes a 1v1 situation before a shot
at goal.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender side by side, performing the stop start move will
allow the striker to gain some space for a strike on goal.
MIDFIELDER When coming in from a wide area and being tracked by an opponent performing the move will create
space for a forward pass or shot at goal.
DEFENDER When running out of a tight defending situation with an opponent side by side performing the move will
buy the player space and time to pass the ball forward into midfield.
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If opponent is on the left side keep the


ball on your right foot and use Right Foot
move.
If opponent is on the right side keep the
ball on your left foot and use Left Foot
move.
Coaching Points:
When dribbling forward keep the ball
on the safe side away from the
opponent.
Go slowly into the move but
accelerate out.
Exaggerate the fake stop as this is
when the tracking defender will
hesitate thus giving the player more
space and time.

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1v1 Diagonal Attack


Skill Practice Sheets
Drag Back
Twist Off
Drag Back & Pass Behind Standing Leg
Flick Behind Standing Leg

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Drag Back

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The Move:
When being challenged diagonally from the side, fake to strike the ball but instead drag the ball back with the sole of the foot and push off in the
opposite direction using the inside or outside of the drag back foot.

Right Foot
Right Foot

Right Foot
Left Foot

Left Foot
Left Foot

Defender
Right Foot
Left Foot
Left Foot
Right Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble to the left side of the markers and
perform the right foot move.
Players who dribble to the right side of the markers
perform the left foot move.

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate fake strike of the ball.


Drag back must be executed quickly.
Get ball out of feet to clear the incoming opponent.
To be successful the timing of the move is crucial.
Awareness of the opponent from the side.

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Skill Practice 2
Players practice the right and left foot
drag back moves encouraging good
technique and speed out of the move..

Skill Practice 3
Players execute a right foot then a left foot, followed by an accurate
pass through the gate to the end player. The end player takes a
positive first touch to clear the markers (or performs the move) then
dribbles back to the start.
Rotation - Passing player then replaces end player.
Progression - Introduce more footballs to increase the tempo of the
skill practice. Add defender to put pressure on the attackers

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Skills Practice

1v1 Diagonal Attack


Drag Back

Group Practice 1
Both sides go at the same time
and are put under pressure by
defenders in the centre.
Encourage good speed and
timing of the move.
After bedding down the practice
goals should be introduced to
encourage the attacking phase
and finishing on goal.

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Top Tips:
If opponent is on the right side
use right foot move.
Right Foot

Left Foot

Defender

Defender
Left Foot

Left Foot

Left Foot
Right Foot
Defender

Defender

Right Foot

Right Foot

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Finishing On Goal
Both players drive towards the centre marker and perform the left foot
move. Both players then drive towards the goal where they are
challenged from the side by a defender. Both players perform the right
foot drag back allowing them to create space to beat the incoming
defender before finishing on goal. Attacking players join the opposite
group to repeat the practice.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving forward into the box and being challenged diagonally from the side, using the drag back will
allow the player to create space to beat the defender, creating an opportunity to finish on goal.
MIDFIELDER When dribbling forward in a midfield position and being challenged diagonally from the side, quickly
performing the drag back move will allow the player to create space for a pass into the striker or switch play to a wide
player.
DEFENDER When in possession of the ball outside the penalty box and facing away from your own goal, the drag
back move would be a good option when being challenged diagonally from the side. The move would allow the player
to create space and take the ball clear of the danger zone.
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If opponent is on the left side


use left foot move.
Coaching Points:
Exaggerate fake strike of the
ball.
Drag back must be executed
quickly.
Get ball out of feet to clear
the incoming opponent.
To be successful the timing
of the move is crucial.
Awareness of the opponent
from the side.

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The Move:
The player uses the inside of the foot to cut and shield the ball when being challenged diagonally from the side.
The Player then quickly cuts the ball again with the same foot and keeps turning and twists off into space.

Right Foot move

Left Foot move

X3

X1
Skill Practice 1
All four players dribble into the centre
and perform a Right Foot move to
finish at the marker on their right.

Skill Practice 2
Same as Skill Practice 1 except
Left Foot move and finish at marker
on left.

Skill Practice 3
All four players dribble into the
centre and perform a Right Foot
move, and dribble to the marker
on their right. They then perform
a Left Foot move at this marker
and finish at marker diagonally
opposite the one they originally
started at.

Coaching Points:

Keep good low body position for good strong balance when cutting and shielding against opponent.
Keep turning and shielding until second inside foot cut is complete.
Accelerate out of move and be alert and ready to pass ball to team mate or have a shot at goal.
To use this move effectively it must be practiced regularly.

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Right Foot move


with passive
defender

X2

X4

Skill Practice 4
X1 and X2 have a football each, X3
and X4 act as defenders. Players X1
and X2 drive into centre and perform
right foot twist off move when
challenged from the side by X3 and
X4. After repeating 4 times players
end up in original position.
Reverse the practice using left foot
move.

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Twist Off

Group Practice 1:
Players from both ends go
together up the circuit
performing the right foot
and left foot twist offs.
Once the first player
reaches the second marker
next player quickly follows.
Encourage good technique
and speed out of the move.

Left Foot
Right Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Group Practice 2:
Both end players go
together to the first
marker on the left side
and perform the right foot
twist off move. This takes
them to the next marker
where they perform the
move with the left foot.
Both players continue to
drive forward and use the
right foot move to beat
the defender who closes
them down from the side.

Left Foot

Right Foot

Right
Foot

Defender
Right Foot

Left Foot

Defender

If opponent is on the left side


keep the ball on your right
foot and use Left Foot move.
If opponent is on the right
side keep the ball on your
left foot and use Right Foot
move.

Right
Foot

Progression - reverse the first two moves as this allows the defender
to come in from the left side to encourage the left foot move.
Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving into the box and a defender running to challenge in at an angle, this move will create space
for a shot at goal.
MIDFIELDER The player dribbling forward in a midfield position beats the defender with the twist off move when
being challenged from the side. This then gives the player options to pass forward to striker or to switch the play to wide
attacking player.
DEFENDER When driving with the ball out of defence in a wide area and being challenged from the side performing
the twist off move would be a good option. This would allow the defender to shake off the opponent to create space
and time to set up an attacking situation.

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Top Tips:

Both players then finish on goal and join the opposite group.

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Coaching Points:
Keep good low body
position for good strong
balance when cutting
and shielding against
opponent.
Keep turning and
shielding until second
inside foot cut is
complete.
Accelerate out of move
and be alert and ready to
pass ball to team mate
or have a shot at goal.
To use this move
effectively it must be
practiced regularly.

Skills Practice

1v1 Diagonal Attack

Drag back & Pass Behind Standing Leg

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The Move:
When the attacking player is challenged diagonally from the side the player shields the ball, drags the ball back past the heel of the standing leg
and then taps the ball behind the leg with the inside of the drag back foot.
Double Cone Network
Right Foot
Left Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot

Left Foot

Pass to
Attacker

Left Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble to the right or left side of
the markers and at the end marker perform
the move. If players go the right side of the
markers then they use the right foot move.
If on the left side then left foot
move. NB. markers simulate defenders.

Skill Practice 2
Players dribble to the right side of the
markers and at the first marker the
player performs the right foot move.
The players then proceed forward on
the left side and perform the left foot
move at the second marker. Vary
practice starting with the left foot move

Skill Practice 3
End player passes the ball across to the
attacker and then becomes a passive
defender. The receiving player turns side
on to the shield the ball and then performs
a right foot move to create space and
drives away from opponent. Repeat the
practice using the left foot move.

Coaching Points:

Fake to strike the ball before dragging it back.


Position your body between the challenging player and the ball. This shields & protects the ball.
The drag back foot is always furthest from the opponent.
After tapping the ball behind the standing leg, accelerate out of the move.
Awareness of incoming opponent and timing of move.

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Pass to
Attacker

Left Foot

Right Foot

Skill Practice 4
End player passes the ball across to teammate and then becomes a passive defender.
The receiving player takes the ball to one side
on their first touch and performs the appropriate
move to beat the closing defender. Players
exchange places and repeat the practice.

Skills Practice

1v1 Diagonal Attack

Drag back & Pass Behind Standing Leg


Group Practice 1
Players go at the same
time. They execute a
right foot move then a
left foot move, followed
by a diagonal pass in
front of next player
(who is also doing the
same routine). After
receiving the pass they
both pass to next
player to start practice
again.
Introduce extra
footballs to enhance
the tempo of the
session. Quality of
session must be
retained.

Right Foot

Left Foot

Finishing On Goal
Same as Practice 1,
but after receiving the
diagonal pass the
players drive on and
beat the defender
coming in from the side
by performing the right
foot move before
finishing on goal.

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Right
Foot

Right Foot
Left Foot
Diagonal Pass

Defender

If opponent is on the left side keep the


ball on your right foot and use Right Foot
move.
If opponent is on the right side keep the
ball on your left foot and use Left Foot
move.

Defender
Right
Foot

Left Foot
Right Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When being pressurised by a defender from the side in a good attacking position in or around the 18 yard
box, performing the move will allow you to create space for a strike at goal.
MIDFIELDER When driving forward from midfield and confronted by defenders the move can be used to pass the ball
into the path of any oncoming team-mate, who can either shoot for goal or make a pass into the strikers.
DEFENDER When being closed down from the side and facing your own goal in a wide defensive position, producing
the drag back will create space to set up a new attacking situation.
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Coaching Points:
Fake to strike the ball before dragging
it back.
Position your body between the
challenging player and the ball.
This shields & protects the ball.
The drag back foot is always furthest
from the opponent.
After tapping the ball behind the
standing leg, accelerate out of the
move.
Awareness of incoming opponent and
timing of move.

Skills Practice

1v1 Diagonal Attack


Flick Behind Standing Leg

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The Move:
Whilst running forward with the ball, lift the foot over the ball and quickly flick the ball behind the standing leg using the front part of the sole or
inside of the foot to create space and time.
Skill Practice 1
The first player dribbles to
the set of markers and
performs the right foot move.
The player then continues
on and repeats the same
move at the second set of
markers. The player then
quickly performs a right foot
pass to team-mate.
Reverse practice using left
foot.

Right Foot

Right Foot Pass

Left Foot

Left Foot Pass

Skill Practice 2
The player dribbles to the first
marker and performs the left
foot move, quickly followed by
a right foot move at the next
marker. The player then
passes the ball forward through
the gate to the end player and
follows the pass to become the
new end player. On receiving
the ball the original end player
takes a touch to the side and
then drives forward using the
left and right moves at the
markers and joins the starting
group.
Progression - After each
player clears the markers the
next player sets off.

Coaching Points:

Awareness of opponent.
Timing and speed of move.
Use foot furthest from the opponent.
Flick or roll the ball behind the standing leg at a slight angle to create more space.
Change direction quickly.

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Pass
Left
Foot

Right
Foot

Pass

Left
Foot

Right
Foot

Skill Practice 3
Two attacking players with a ball at
their feet drive forward to opposite
marker. On reaching the markers they
are both closed down from the side
by defenders. Both attacking players
then quickly perform the right foot
move to beat the opponent to continue
to run and finish diagonally opposite
from the starting point. Both defenders
also continue their runs and also finish
diogonally opposite.
Exercise can be repeated before
changing places. Reverse practice for
left foot.

Skills Practice

1v1 Diagonal Attack


Flick Behind Standing Leg

Group Practice 1
Attacking players with the ball
dribble freely in the box
showing awareness of the
passive defenders. Passive
defenders randomly challenge
the attackers from the left side
and encourage attackers to
perform the right foot move.
After beating the defender the
attackers can play a 1-2 pass
with any outside player and
continue to work inside the
box.
Change practice using left foot
move.
Defenders can challenge from any side (good awareness essential).
Rotate players

Finishing On Goal
Both end players go
together and drive
across the goal area to
the first marker. On
reaching the marker
both players perform
the appropriate move
to beat the challenging
defender (right or left
foot move). Both
players then drive
diagonally across to
the other marker and
again beat the
defender using the
appropriate move
before finishing on
goal.

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If opponent is on the left side


keep the ball on your right foot
and use Right Foot move.

Right Foot
Right Foot
Defender

If opponent is on the right side


keep the ball on your left foot
and use Left Foot move.

Left Foot

Defender
Left Foot

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When driving forward at an angle into the box and being challenged from the side, using the move will allow
the striker to create space for an opportunity to shoot at goal.
MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a midfield position and being challenged from the side, change direction quickly
by using the move. This will enable the player to create space and time to pass to the strikers or lay the ball off to wide
players to continue the attacking sequence.
DEFENDER When dribbling freely out of defence in a wide area and the area in front is congested perform the move
to change direction. This will create space for a pass inside to the midfielders or strikers.

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Top Tips:

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

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Coaching Points:
Awareness of opponent.
Timing and speed of move.
Use foot furthest from the
opponent.
Flick or roll the ball behind
the standing leg at a slight
angle to create more space.
Change direction quickly.

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1v1 Face To Face


Skill Practice Sheets
Scissors
Step Over
Side Step
Inside Outside
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The Move:
The player fakes to pass the ball with the outside of the foot but steps around the ball with the same foot (circle leg from inside to outside of the
ball, close to the body). This unbalances the opponent and the player then takes the ball away with the outside of the opposite foot.
Skill Practice 1
Players practice the left and right
Scissor moves.
Variation - Double scissors.

Left Foot

Double Scissors

Right Foot

Skill Practice 2
In pairs, players
beat each other in
the centre firstly
with a marker in
the middle then
without the
marker. Both
players must
execute the same
move
when
meeting in the
centre.

Right Foot

Right Foot

Skill Practice 3
X1 and X2 start
with a ball and beat
each other with the
left go right
scissors move. X2
goes to X1. X1
passes to X3 and
becomes a passive
defender. On
receiving the ball
X3 beats X1 with
with the scissors
move
and
continues to beat
X2 to restart
practice.

Coaching Points:

Step around the ball in a low, tight circle.


Keep low for good balance.
Exaggerate upper body movement to further deceive the defender.
Accelerate out of the move using the outside of the opposite foot.
Disguise the initial fake pass by communicating to team mate as this could unbalance and deceive the defender.

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Skill Practice 4
Each player has
a ball each. Both
sides go at the
same time. X1
beats X2 and X3
beats X4. All
players then
continue through
the practice
beating each
other when they
meet. All players
use the same
move
when
beating each
other. Initially left
go right scissors.
Encourage good
speed and timing
of move.
Variation - Practice right go left and double
scissors.

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Scissors

Group Practice 1
Player with ball performs the left
go right scissors on reaching
the first marker, and the right
go left scissors at the second
marker. Once clear of the
markers the player passes the
ball through the gate to the end
player and becomes a passive
defender. The end player beats
the passive defender and
dribbles forward before passing
to the next player to re-start the
practice.

Pass
Right Foot

Left Foot

Finishing On Goal
First player passes
the ball across to the
attacker and becomes
a passive defender.
The attacker tries to
beat the defender
using the Left or Right
Foot move and looks
to score in any of the
two goals. If the
defender wins
possession they can
then try and score in
the opposite goal.

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If opponent is in front on the left


side keep the ball on your right
foot and use Left Foot move.
Right Foot

Pass

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When attacking in or around the box try beating opponents by using the left or right foot scissors move to
create a shooting opportunity.
MIDFIELDER Options for a midfielder when driving forward is to perform the single or double scissors to create space
for a pass into the strikers or wide attacking players. Performing the move in a wide position can create space to initiate
a cross into the box.
DEFENDER When moving forward out of defence and facing an opponent, using the left or right scissors move would
create space for setting up a forward pass.

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Top Tips:

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

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If opponent is in front on the right


side keep the ball on your left foot
and use Right Foot move.
Coaching Points:
Step around the ball in a low,
tight circle.
Keep low for good balance.
Exaggerate upper body
movement to further deceive
the defender.
Accelerate out of the move
using the outside of the
opposite foot.
Disguise the initial fake pass
by communicating to team
mate as this could unbalance
and deceive the defender.

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1v1 Face to Face


Step Over

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The Move:
The player exaggerates the move by faking to strike the ball but steps over and around the ball (circle leg from outside to inside of the ball, away
from body) and plants the step over foot firmly on the ground.
The player quickly takes the ball away in the opposite direction using the outside of the same foot.
Skill Practice 1
Both players
dribble into the
centre at the
same time. They
both beat the
centre marker
with the right foot
move and dribble
to opposite side.
Right
Foot

Left
Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot

Skill Practice 2
All players go
together and
perform the right
foot step over and
move to the right.
Reverse practice
and use the left
foot step over.
Progress to a
double step over.

Right Foot

Right Foot
Right Foot

Right Foot

Variation Change practice


using the left foot
move

Right Foot

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate fake strike or pass when stepping around the ball.


Use good upper body movement to unbalance opponent.
Keep the foot low when stepping around the ball.
Perform the move quickly then accelerate away.
Communicate to team-mate as though to pass the ball as this will confuse opponent.

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Skill Practice 3
Two players diagonally opposite each other go
at the same time towards the centre of the box
and beat the central defender with the right foot
move.
Both players then dribble to the opposite side.
The other two diagonal players quickly repeat
the practice.
Variation - players perform left foot move.
Players perform double step over moves to beat
opponent.

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Step Over

Group Practice 1
Both players go
together and drive
forward and perform
the right foot and left
foot step overs at the
markers.
Both players then pass
the ball to the opposite
group.
Variation - add in extra
footballs to increase the
tempo.

Right
Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot

Left
Foot
Right
Foot
Right
Foot

Left
Foot

Right
Foot

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Finishing on Goal
End player passes the ball to wide player. The wide player then
passes into the central attacking player and follows the pass.
On receiving the ball the attacking player is confronted by the end
player making it a 1v1 situation. The attacking player then drives
forward and beats the end player with the right foot step over before
finishing on goal.
Rotation - End player becomes wide player. Wide player becomes
attacker. Attacker becomes end player.
Set up practice on opposite side to encourage use of the left foot
move.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When in or around the box and confronted with a defender face to face quickly using the step over will create space to either
go past the defender or to shoot at goal.
MIDFIELDER When attacking at an angle from a wide area and being faced with an opponent. A quickly executed step over will allow
players to create space for a penetrating pass, a crossing opportunity or a shot at goal.
DEFENDER When being faced with an opponent in a defending area performing the step over will allow the player space and time.
This allows the player to set up a pass into a midfielder, striker or winger thus setting up an attacking phase from a defensive situation.
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Coaching Points:
Exaggerate fake strike or pass
when stepping around the ball.
Use good upper body
movement to unbalance
opponent.
Keep the foot low when
stepping around the ball.
Perform the move quickly then
accelerate away.
Communicate to team-mate
as though to pass the ball as
this will confuse opponent.

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The Move:
The player fakes to pass the ball with the outside of the foot but instead steps behind the ball and takes the ball away to the side with the outside
of the opposite foot.
Skill Practice 1
Players dribble forward in
between the two markers
practicing the side-step
move.
Left foot move is step left
- take right.
Right foot move is step
right - take left.

Step Left
Go Right

Step Right
Go Left

Skill Practice 2
First player dribbles
forward and performs the
step left go right move at
the centre markers and
passes to the opposite end
player. On receiving the ball
the end player takes a good
first touch to the side and
dribbles back to the start.
Reverse the practice for the
left foot move.

Step Left
Go Right

Variation double side


steps (step right left and go
right, step left right and go
left).

Variation - double side


step moves.

Coaching Points:
Use eyes and good communication to disguise fake pass.
Exaggerate upper body movement to unbalance and deceive opponent.
Short side step behind the ball assists balance and speed in and out of the move.

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Skill Practice 3
Player with the ball passes
across to the opposite
player and then becomes
a passive defender. On
receiving the ball the
player drives forward and
beats passive defender
with a step left go right
move and finishes
opposite. Repeat practice
using left go right move.

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Pass

Step Left
Go Right

Skills Practice

1v1 Face to Face


Side Step

Group Practice
First player passes the ball
diagonally across to the
attacking player and becomes
an active defender.
The attacker is encouraged to
use the move to beat the
defender and score in any of
the 2 side goals.

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Top Tips:
If opponent is in front on the left side keep the ball on your right foot and use Right
Foot move.

Step Right
Go Left

If opponent is in front on the right side keep the ball on your left foot and use Left
Foot move.

Step Left
Go Right

Coaching Points:
Use eyes and good communication to disguise fake pass.
Exaggerate upper body movement to unbalance and deceive opponent.
Short side step behind the ball assists balance and speed in and out of the move.

Pass

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When attacking in or around the box and confronted by a defender face to face using a quickly executed
side step will create space for a strike on goal.
MIDFIELDER When attacking at an angle from a wide midfield position and being confronted by an opponent the side
step move will create space for a penetrating pass or finish on goal.
DEFENDER When being faced by an opponent in a defending area quickly performing the side step move will allow
space for a forward pass which could set up an attack from a defensive situation.
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The Move:
The player lightly touches the ball inside with the inside of the foot and then quickly takes the ball away with the outside of the same foot.
Right Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players in pairs practice the inside
outside foot moves with both feet.

Pass

Pass

Pass

Pass

Right Foot

Skill Practice 3
In 3s. Player with the ball passes through
the gate to opposite player and becomes a
passive defender. On receiving the ball the
player quickly executes the right foot move
and takes the ball across to the next gate to
repeat the practice.
Reverse practice to use left foot.

Progession - introduce diagonal pass


after performing the move.

Coaching Points:
Players must accelerate out of the move.
A slight lunge to the side using upper body movement when performing the first part of move will deceive opponent.
This move can be made from a stationary position.

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Diagonal
Pass
Right
Foot

Pass

Skill Practice 2
Player with the ball passes through the
gate to the opposite player. On receiving
the ball the player performs the inside
outside move with the right foot and
takes the ball across to the next gate
and passes the ball.
Reverse practice using inside outside
of left foot.

Pass

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Skill Practice 4
X1 player with the ball passes through the
gate and follows to become passive
defender. X2 on receiving the ball performs
the right foot move and passes diagonally
to player X3, then runs to the next gate
opposite X3. Player X3 passes to player
X2. X2 then passes back to X3 and
becomes a passive defender to enable
the practice to restart again.

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Inside Outside

Group Practice
Both players drive forward at
the same time and beat the first
marker or defender with the right
foot move. They both then
attack the next marker and
perform the left foot move this
time. Both players then pass the
ball to the wide player and follow
their pass and become the new
wide player. Wide players then
attack and beat the defender
and pass the ball opposite for
next player to continue the
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Top Tips:
If opponent is in front on the left side keep the ball on your right foot and use Right Foot
move.

Right
Foot
Left
Foot

If opponent is in front on the right side keep the ball on your left foot and use Left Foot move.
Defender
Right
Foot

Defender
Right
Foot

Left
Foot
Right
Foot

Coaching Points:
Players must accelerate out of the move.
A slight lunge to the side using upper body movement when performing the first part of
move will deceive opponent.
This move can be made from a stationary position.

Various options - Add goals


1. Shoot after beating the defender.
2. Play 1-2 with end player before shooting at goal.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When receiving the ball in and around the opponents penalty area and being faced by a defender, performing
the inside outside move will create space for an opportunity to finish on goal.
MIDFIELDER When coming in from a wide area and being faced with a defender, performing the inside outside move
will create space for a forward pass into strikers or to continue the attacking phase.
DEFENDER When being faced with a 1v1 in a defensive situation quickly performing the move will create space for
a forward pass into midfield or strikers.
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The Move:
The player drives forward and when being confronted by an opponent the player drags the ball across the body with the sole of the foot and quickly
takes the ball forward and past the opponent using the opposite foot.
Right Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot
Left Foot
Right Foot

Left Foot

Left Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot
Right Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble freely in the area and when
approaching a marker the player performs the
right foot or left foot sole drag move to beat and
go past the marker.

Left
Foot

Skill Practice 2
Players dribble freely in the area and when
approaching a set of markers they beat the markers
using the right and left foot sole drag moves.
Change pace coming out of the moves.

Skill Practice 3
Players from both ends go together and
perform the right and left foot moves
before passing across to the next player.
Receiving player takes the ball forward
on first touch.

Coaching Points:

Drag the ball quickly across the body.


Accelerate out of the move.
Attack opponent at a slight angle as this will create more space when executing the move.
Timing of move: being aware of distance when performing the move (not too early - not too late)

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Foot

Skill Practice 4
Both end players go together
and beat the first marker with
the right foot move then
quickly beat each other in
the middle using the left foot
move. Players then pass the
ball to the next players to
continue the practice.

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Sole Drag

Group Practice 1
Attacking player plays a 1-2
pass with opposite defender.
On receiving the ball the
attacking player takes a positive
touch forward and tries to beat
the passive defender using the
move.
The aim is to beat the defender
in a 1v1 situation and finish on
goal.
Attackers and defenders join
opposite groups.

1-2 Pass

Right Foot

Finishing on Goal
The first player drives forward
and performs the right and left
foot moves at the markers. The
player then quickly plays a 1-2
pass with the end player - end
player then becomes defender.
On receiving the ball the
attacking player tries to beat the
defender and finish on goal.
Rotation - End player dribbles
ball back to starting point.
Attacking player becomes end
player/defender.
Variation - Attacking player has
5 seconds to finish after 1-2
pass.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When a 1v1 situation arises in or around the penalty box, performing the sole drag move will create space
for the attacking player to have a strike on goal.
MIDFIELDER Whether coming in from a wide area or driving through a central midfield area, using the sole drag
move when confronted face to face with an opponent will create space for the attacking phase to continue.
DEFENDER When being faced by an opponent and coming out of a defending area performing the sole drag early
will create space for a pass into midfield or strikers.
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Left
Foot

Right
Foot

Coaching Points:
Drag the ball quickly across the body.
Accelerate out of the move.
Attack opponent at a slight angle as
this will create more space when
executing the move.
Timing of move: being aware of
distance when performing the move
(not too early - not too late)

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Skill Practice Sheets
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Drag & Turn
Fake Kick & Turn

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The Move:
The player receiving the ball with their back to the goal and a defender close behind, fakes to strike the ball by raising the heel and turning knee
and hips into the ball to exaggerate the move.
The player then spins in the opposite direction to take the ball away to the side with the opposite foot or to finish on goal.

Right Foot

Right Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players reinforce the technique of the
move firstly in grids.
Players work along the grid using the
right foot heel raise move then go in
the opposite direction using the left
foot.

Left Foot

Right Foot

Skill Practice 2
Players dribble through the
gates and perform right foot
move.
Reverse same practice.
Players clear the markers and
pass across to team-mate.

Skill Practice 3
End player passes ball into
the centre attacking player
and follows the pass.
Centre player performs the
Right Foot move with back
to defender and dribbles to
opposite end.
Practice begins again with
defender now the new
attacker and passing player
becomes defender.

Coaching Points:

Create disguise by communicating with supporting player.


Exaggerate heel raise and hip movement when executing the move.
Check shoulder before receiving the ball as this may dictate which step over foot to be used.
Take a positive touch to the side and turn quickly to clear defender.

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Right Foot

Skill Practice 4
End players pass ball into
the central attackers and
follow their pass to become
a passive defender.
Both central players
perform the same heel
raise move to turn and
dribble to the opposite side
to repeat the practice.
Progression: Double heel
raise move.

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Heel Raise

Group Practice 1
Both end players pass the ball into the
central attacker and make a run to
support the player.
The attacking player then performs the
right foot Heel Raise move and quickly
spins into space to finish on goal.

Right Foot

Right Foot

(This means that the attacker has to


decide early which move to use).

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When the player receives the ball from a midfielder with their back to goal performing the right or left foot
heel raise move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.
MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield position with back to goal performing a quickly executed move will
allow the player more space to turn and pass the ball wide or forward to team-mates to continue the attacking phase.
DEFENDER When being challenged from behind by an opponent in a defensive area near the bye line, performing
the move will create space and allow the player to drive up the line and start a new attack.

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Coaching Points:
Create disguise by communicating with supporting player.
Exaggerate heel raise and hip movement when executing the move.
Check shoulder before receiving the ball as this may dictate which step over foot
to be used.
Take a positive touch to the side and turn quickly to clear defender.

Rotation - passing player becomes


defender. Defender becomes attacker.
Attacker joins opposite group.
Variation - attacker performs the left
foot heel raise. Players try double heel
raise. Supporting run can be to the left
or right side of the attacker.

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The Move:
When the player receives the ball back to goal with a defender marking tightly this would be a good situation to perform the step over move.
On receiving the ball the player takes a positive touch to the side and fakes to pass the ball to a team-mate. Player steps over the ball and spins
to take the ball in the opposite direction with the same foot. This creates space to continue attacking phase.
Decoy
Run

Pass
Pass

Pass
Pass

Right
Foot

Right
Foot

Pass

Left
Foot

Pass

Skill Practice 2
Central players without a ball run through the gate in
front of them to receive a pass from the end players.
On receiving the ball one player performs the right foot
step over and the other receiving player performs the
left foot step over. Both players then turn and pass the
ball and join the opposite group. End players follow
passes and become new attackers.

Coaching Points:
Create disguise by communicating with supporting player.
Exaggerate step over when executing the move.
Check shoulder before receiving the ball.
Take a positive touch to the side to clear defender.
Turn quickly and accelarate into space

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Foot
Pass

Pass

Right
Foot

Pass

Run

Skill Practice 1
Player without the ball times run through the
gate to receive ball from opposite player. On
receiving the ball the player performs the
right foot step over and takes the ball to the
side clear of markers and dribbles back to
starting point. This exercise is then repeated
with the left foot.

Pass

Pass

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Skill Practice 3
One set of end players
pass the ball into the centre
players who perform the
right foot step over and
dribble to the opposite side.
End players follow passes
into the centre and turn to
face the other two end
players to repeat the
practice.
Repeat practice using
the left foot move.
Repeat the practice
using the double step
over.

Skill Practice 4
End players pass balls into central
players at the same time and follow
pass.
On receiving the ball the central
players perform the right foot step
over move and go to the first outside
marker on their right.
The end passing players now take
up the central role for practice to
begin once more.
Repeat practice using left foot
move.
Repeat practice using double step
over move.

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Step Over

Group Practice 1
End players pass the ball
into centre players at the
same time. On receiving the
ball both central players
perform the right foot move
and turn and pass across to
the next player. Original end
players follow pass and
become new central player.
Repeat practice using left
foot move.

Pass
Right
Foot
Right
Foot

Pass

Finishing on Goal
First player in each group
passes the ball into central
player. The passing player
then makes a supporting
decoy run to one side. This
dictates which foot to use
when executing the move.
The central player quickly
executes the move to beat
the defender to create space
for a finish on goal.
Rotation - Passing player
becomes defender.
Defender becomes attacker.
Attacker joins opposite group

Run

Right
Foot

Left
Foot
Pass

Run

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When the player receives the ball from a midfielder with their back to goal performing the right or left foot
step over move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.
MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield position with back to goal with or without a defender close behind
performing a quickly executed step over move will allow the player more space to pass ball wide or forward to team
mates to continue the attacking phase.
DEFENDER When being challenged from behind by an opponent in a defensive area near the bye line, performing
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Coaching Points:
Create disguise by
communicating with
supporting player.
Exaggerate step over when
executing the move.
Check shoulder before
receiving the ball.
Take a positive touch to the
side to clear defender.
Turn quickly and accelerate
into space.

Pass

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The Move:
The player receiving the ball has their back to goal with a defender close behind. On receiving the ball the player turns side on and drags the ball
away to the side with the sole of the foot nearest to the defender.
Players need to check over their shoulder and push away from the defender to create space before performing the move.

Right
Foot

Pass
Pass

Right
Foot
Pass

Pass

Skill Practice 1
Centre players run freely in the area and can receive
the ball from any end player. On receiving the ball
the player performs a drag and turn move using
the right foot. The player then dribbles the ball for
a few seconds before passing the ball back to the
same end player. The central player then runs and
receives another ball from any other end player to
continue the practice. End players change places
with central players after stipulated period.

Repeat the practice with players


using the left foot drag and
turn move.
Receive the ball in a side on
position before executing the
move.

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Skill Practice 2
Player with the ball
passes into the
central player and
follows the pass. On
receiving the ball the
player performs the
right foot sole drag
and turn move
dragging the ball to
the side and avoiding
the markers. Markers
simulate defenders.
The player then
passes to the starting
point for the next
player to begin again.
Practice going in the
opposite direction
using the left foot
move.

Coaching Points:

Pass

Right
Foot

Dribble

Skill Practice 3
Player with ball
passes into central
player and follows
pass into centre.
On receiving the
ball the player
performs the right
foot drag and turn
move to beat the
defender. The
player
then
changes pace and
dribbles through
the gate. Play
starts again from
the opposite
direction.
D e f e n d e r
becomes new
attacking player.
Passing player
becomes new
defender.

Timing of the move.


Check shoulder before receiving the ball.
Pull away from defender to create space for executing the move.
Drag back and turn has to be quick and positive.

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Pass

Right
Foot

Right
Foot

Pass

Skill Practice 4
End players pass
ball into centre
players at the
same time.
On receiving the
ball both players
perform the right
foot drag and turn
move and turn and
go to opposite
side.
Next players go
together and
repeat practice.
Change direction
of practice using
the left foot move.

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Drag & Turn

Group Practice 1
The end player passes the ball
into the player on the first
marker. On receiving the ball
from the end player, the player
performs the right foot drag and
turn move and passes up to the
second player. This player
performs the right foot drag and
turn move, finishes on goal and
joins opposite group. After
passing, each player moves up
one position on the practice set
up.
Variation - Left foot drag and
turn move.

Run

Pass

Pass

Right
Foot

Right
Foot
Pass

Right
Foot
Pass

Run

Right
Foot

Finishing on Goal
Both ends go together and pass
the ball into the first attacker
and follow their pass and
become new attackers. On
receiving the ball the first
attackers perform the left foot
drag and turn move against the
passive defender and pass the
ball to the next attacking player
and take their place. Second
attacker performs the right foot
drag and turn move and finishes
on goal and joins opposite
group.
Introduce more balls to increase
tempo.

Run

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER On receiving the ball with your back to goal, if you then address the coaching points this move can be very
successful in and around the goal area.
MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield area with a defender close behind a quick execution of the move
will create space to continue the attacking phase.
DEFENDER When receiving the ball and facing towards your own goal and an opponent close behind a quick positive
and well timed move will create space and eliminate a dangerous situation.
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Foot

Right
Foot

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Coaching Points:
Timing of the move.
Check shoulder before
receiving the ball.
Pull away from defender to
create space for executing
the move.
Drag back has to be quick
and positive.

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The Move:
When the player receives the ball with their back to goal and a defender marking them goal side, this is when the move can be used to create
space for strikers to finish on goal. On receiving the ball the player fakes to strike or pass the ball but after the fake the player cuts the ball quickly
behind the standing leg with the inside of the kicking foot.
The player then turns quickly to change direction and takes the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot.

Right
Foot

Left
Foot

Skill Practice 1
Players dribble in
the area, once
they dribble
through the
centre of the two
markers they
perform a Right
Foot or Left Foot
move.
Players must
ensure that their
turn avoids the
markers as these
represent
defenders.

Right
Foot
Pass

Coaching Points:

Fake to strike the ball before executing the move.


Create disguise by communicating with supporting player.
Check shoulder before receiving the ball.
Cut the ball away from defender.
Turn quickly and accelerate away.

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Skill Practice 2
The end player
passes the ball
into centre player
and follows pass.
Centre player
performs the right
foot move, clears
the markers and
moves
to
opposite side for
practice to begin
again.

Right
Foot

Left Foot
decoy run

Right Foot
decoy run

Skill Practice 3
On passing the ball the player
then makes a supporting
decoy run to one side. The
receiving player then has to
decide if it is a left or right foot
move depending on the decoy
run. If the run is to the players
left he performs the right foot
move. If the run is to the
players right it is the left foot
move.
Rotation - Attacker becomes
passing player. Defender
becomes attacker. Passing
player becomes defender

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Fake Kick & Turn

Group Practice 1
On receiving the
ball the central
players both
perform the right
foot move and
dribble to opposite
side.
End players follow
pass and become
new attackers
Change practice
using opposite
foot.

Right
Foot

Right
Foot

Group Practice 2
First player in each
group passes ball
into central player.
The first player then
makes a supporting
run to one side, this
dictates the turn to
be utilised i.e. if
support run is to
strikers left then
player performs a
Right Foot move.
The central player
turns to beat the
defender and
finishes on goal and
joins opposite group.

Right
Foot

Right
Foot
Pass

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER When the player has their back to goal and receives the ball from midfielder, performing the right or left fake
kick and turn move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.
MIDFIELDER Receiving the ball in a midfield position with back to goal with or without a defender close behind,
performing the move will create space to pass the ball wide or forward to strikers.
DEFENDER When in a wide area and running back towards your own goal under pressure from opponent the fake
kick and turn is an ideal move to create space and give the player time to start a new attack.
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Coaching Points:
Fake to strike the ball before executing
the move.
Create disguise by communicating with
supporting player.
Check shoulder before receiving the
ball.
Cut the ball away from defender.
Turn quickly and accelerate away.

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Group Practice:

Group Practice:

Top Tips:

Coaching Points:

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:


STRIKER
MIDFIELDER
DEFENDER

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The Move:

The Move:

Fake to strike the ball but instead cut the ball slightly backwards
with the inside or outside of your foot to change direction.

Fake to strike the ball but instead cut the ball slightly backwards
with the inside or outside of your foot to change direction.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate upper body movement to unbalance opponent.


Keep body low to shield the ball and retain good balance.
Perform the move at speed.
The ball must be cut slightly in a backwards
direction to create space.
When running with the ball, shield the
ball by keeping it on the side furthest
away from the opponent.

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Exaggerate upper body movement to unbalance opponent.


Keep body low to shield the ball and retain good balance.
Perform the move at speed.
The ball must be cut slightly in a backwards
direction to create space.
When running with the ball, shield the
ball by keeping it on the side furthest
away from the opponent.

Tick box after completing each practice

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Inside Foot Cuts:


Go slightly past the markers when practicing the move.
Dribble the ball towards the first marker and change
direction by using the inside of the left foot to cut the
ball inside.
At the next marker perform the inside foot cut with the
right foot.
Continue on to the next marker using the left and right
foot cuts.
Dribble back to starting point to repeat practice.

Inside Foot Cuts:


Go slightly past the markers when practicing the move.
Dribble the ball towards the first marker and change
direction by using the inside of the left foot to cut the
ball inside.
At the next marker perform the inside foot cut with the
right foot.
Continue on to the next marker using the left and right
foot cuts.
Dribble back to starting point to repeat practice.

Outside Foot Cuts:


Same set up as inside foot cuts but change direction
at the first marker using the outside of the right foot,
then outside of the left foot at the next marker.

Outside Foot Cuts:


Same set up as inside foot cuts but change direction
at the first marker using the outside of the right foot,
then outside of the left foot at the next marker.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving into the box and being challenged by a defender from the side use the
inside or outside foot cut to create space for shot at goal.

STRIKER When driving into the box and being challenged by a defender from the side use the
inside or outside foot cut to create space for shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a central midfield position and being closed down by an
opponent, cut the ball back to change direction. This will create space for a wide pass to continue
attacking.

MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a central midfield position and being closed down by an
opponent, cut the ball back to change direction. This will create space for a wide pass to continue
attacking.

DEFENDER Running back towards your own goal with an opponent tracking you from the side,
change direction quickly using the move to cut the ball away from the opponent. This will allow more
space and time to distribute the ball.

DEFENDER Running back towards your own goal with an opponent tracking you from the side,
change direction quickly using the move to cut the ball away from the opponent. This will allow more
space and time to distribute the ball.

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The Move:

The Move:

The player quickly steps around the ball faking to pass. The player
then spins around with the step over foot and takes the ball in the
opposite direction with the opposite foot.

The player quickly steps around the ball faking to pass. The player
then spins around with the step over foot and takes the ball in the
opposite direction with the opposite foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

When being tracked by an opponent from the side


shout out a team mates name to exaggerate the
move at the same time as the step over is
executed.
Spin quickly out of the move.
Step over foot should always be the
one furthest from the opponent.

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When being tracked by an opponent from the side


shout out a team mates name to exaggerate the
move at the same time as the step over is
executed.
Spin quickly out of the move.
Step over foot should always be the
one furthest from the opponent.

Tick box after completing each practice

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Skills Practice 1:
The player dribbles in between the 2 markers.
Change direction at each marker using the right foot step over
and spin move.
Progression: Use the left foot step over move.

Skills Practice 1:
The player dribbles in between the 2 markers.
Change direction at each marker using the right foot step over
and spin move.
Progression: Use the left foot step over move.

Skills Practice 2:
The player dribbles from marker 1 to 3 and performs the right
foot step over move to change direction.
The player then drives forward to marker 2 but this time
performs the left foot step over to change direction and
drives forward to marker 4.
The practice then continues this time from cone 4 to 2 right foot
step over.
Then 2 to 3 left foot step over.
Drive back to starting point marker 1.

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Skills Practice 2:
The player dribbles from marker 1 to 3 and performs the right
foot step over move to change direction.
The player then drives forward to marker 2 but this time
performs the left foot step over to change direction and
drives forward to marker 4.
The practice then continues this time from cone 4 to 2 right foot
step over.
Then 2 to 3 left foot step over.
Drive back to starting point marker 1.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender tracking alongside, performing
the step over and spin move will create space for a shot at goal or a pass to a team mate.

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender tracking alongside, performing
the step over and spin move will create space for a shot at goal or a pass to a team mate.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield with opposition players closing in change direction
by using the step over and spin move. This will allow the player time and space to switch the play
to a wide player.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield with opposition players closing in change direction
by using the step over and spin move. This will allow the player time and space to switch the play
to a wide player.

DEFENDER A full back in possession running back towards their goal in a wide area and under
pressure from an opponent, rather than pass back to the goalkeeper performing the step over and
spin move will create time and space to start up a new attack.

DEFENDER A full back in possession running back towards their goal in a wide area and under
pressure from an opponent, rather than pass back to the goalkeeper performing the step over and
spin move will create time and space to start up a new attack.

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Stop Turn

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The Move:

The Move:

The player dribbles forward, jumps over the ball and stops the ball
with the sole of the foot. After landing beyond the ball turn quickly
and take the ball away in the opposite direction.

The player dribbles forward, jumps over the ball and stops the ball
with the sole of the foot. After landing beyond the ball turn quickly
and take the ball away in the opposite direction.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Do not hesitate when jumping over the ball.


Use light touch with the sole of the foot when
stopping the ball.
After changing direction accelerate out
of the move.

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Do not hesitate when jumping over the ball.


Use light touch with the sole of the foot when
stopping the ball.
After changing direction accelerate out
of the move.

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Stop Turn

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Skills Practice:
The player dribbles to the 3rd marker and performs the
Right Foot change of direction move.
The player then drives forward and quickly performs the
same move with the Left Foot to change direction once
more.
The player then drives forward to opposite end.
Repeat practice.

Skills Practice:
The player dribbles to the 3rd marker and performs the
Right Foot change of direction move.
The player then drives forward and quickly performs the
same move with the Left Foot to change direction once
more.
The player then drives forward to opposite end.
Repeat practice.

To use this move effectively it has to be practiced regularly


with both feet.

To use this move effectively it has to be practiced regularly


with both feet.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender tracking alongside, performing
the stop turn move will create space for a shot at goal or pass to a team mate.

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender tracking alongside, performing
the stop turn move will create space for a shot at goal or pass to a team mate.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield with opposition players tracking, change direction by
using the stop turn move. This will allow the player time and space to switch the play or pass into
strikers.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield with opposition players tracking, change direction by
using the stop turn move. This will allow the player time and space to switch the play or pass into
strikers.

DEFENDER A full back in possession running back towards their own goal in a wide area and
under pressure from an opponent rather than pass back to the goalkeeper performing the stop turn
move will create time and space to start up a new attack.

DEFENDER A full back in possession running back towards their own goal in a wide area and
under pressure from an opponent rather than pass back to the goalkeeper performing the stop turn
move will create time and space to start up a new attack.

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Fake Kick & Turn

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The Move:

The Move:

When being tracked by an opponent side by side the player should


fake to kick the ball first to exaggerate the move. After the fake kick
the player cuts the ball behind the standing leg with the inside of
the kicking foot. The player then turns quickly to change direction
and takes the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot.

When being tracked by an opponent side by side the player should


fake to kick the ball first to exaggerate the move. After the fake kick
the player cuts the ball behind the standing leg with the inside of
the kicking foot. The player then turns quickly to change direction
and takes the ball away using the outside of the opposite foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate fake kick before executing the move.


Cut the ball away from opponent.
Shield ball from opponent.
Shout to team-mate as though to pass
the ball, this will enhance the move.

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Exaggerate fake kick before executing the move.


Cut the ball away from opponent.
Shield ball from opponent.
Shout to team-mate as though to pass
the ball, this will enhance the move.

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Fake Kick & Turn

Skills Practice 1:
The player lays out the markers.
If the player dribbles to the right side of the markers
it would be a Right Foot Fake Kick and Turn move.
If the player goes to the Left Side then it would be a
Left Foot move.
Treat markers as defenders.

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Skills Practice 2:
The player drives forward and performs the Right Foot move at the
third marker.
The player changes direction and now performs the Left Foot move at
the next marker.
The player changes direction once more and drives forward to end
marker.

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The player lays out the markers.
If the player dribbles to the right side of the markers
it would be a Right Foot Fake Kick and Turn move.
If the player goes to the Left Side then it would be a
Left Foot move.
Treat markers as defenders.

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Foot

Right Foot

Skills Practice 2:
The player drives forward and performs the Right Foot move at the
third marker.
The player changes direction and now performs the Left Foot move at
the next marker.
The player changes direction once more and drives forward to end
marker.

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Right Foot

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be used to create space:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be used to create space:

STRIKER When driving across the edge of the box with opponent side by side quick execution
of the move will create space and time for shot at goal.

STRIKER When driving across the edge of the box with opponent side by side quick execution
of the move will create space and time for shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield and being tracked by an opponent the move can be
used to create space to switch play or pass ball to strikers.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield and being tracked by an opponent the move can be
used to create space to switch play or pass ball to strikers.

DEFENDER When in a wide area and running back towards your own goal, under pressure from
an opponent the fake kick and turn is an ideal move to create space and give the player time to start
a new attack.

DEFENDER When in a wide area and running back towards your own goal, under pressure from
an opponent the fake kick and turn is an ideal move to create space and give the player time to start
a new attack.

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The Move:

The Move:

When running with the ball the player must get two feet in front of
the ball before spinning round 180 degrees and taking the ball away
with the outside of the right foot or left foot depending on the direction
decided. This is an ideal move for creating space in front of goal.

When running with the ball the player must get two feet in front of
the ball before spinning round 180 degrees and taking the ball away
with the outside of the right foot or left foot depending on the direction
decided. This is an ideal move for creating space in front of goal.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Get in front of the ball and allow it to go through


your legs before turning.
Turn and spin quickly to create more space
and time.
Shield the ball (have body in between
ball and opponent).

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Get in front of the ball and allow it to go through


your legs before turning.
Turn and spin quickly to create more space
and time.
Shield the ball (have body in between
ball and opponent).

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Outside Foot Spin

Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward through the markers and perform the right
foot move.
Continue to dribble in the direction of the markers and
perform the right foot move in between the next markers.
Continue to dribble forward and perform the right foot move
once more before marker A and return to the starting
point.
Progression: Start at marker A and go in opposite direction
using the left footmove.

Skills Practice 2:
Player dribbles forward and performs the right foot move
in between the first 2 markers.
This is quickly followed by the left foot move.
Continue to dribble forward and once again perform the
left foot move in between the next 2 markers.
Quickly followed by the right foot move, before dribbling to
the opposite marker.

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward through the markers and perform the right
foot move.
Continue to dribble in the direction of the markers and
perform the right foot move in between the next markers.
Continue to dribble forward and perform the right foot move
once more before marker A and return to the starting
point.
Progression: Start at marker A and go in opposite direction
using the left footmove.

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Skills Practice 2:
Player dribbles forward and performs the right foot move
in between the first 2 markers.
This is quickly followed by the left foot move.
Continue to dribble forward and once again perform the
left foot move in between the next 2 markers.
Quickly followed by the right foot move, before dribbling to
the opposite marker.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender alongside, executing the move
would create space for a shot at goal.

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender alongside, executing the move
would create space for a shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When driving across in a midfield position and being tracked by an opponent
producing the move will create options for a pass to a striker or wide player.

MIDFIELDER When driving across in a midfield position and being tracked by an opponent
producing the move will create options for a pass to a striker or wide player.

DEFENDER When being challenged in possession of the ball and running towards your own goal,
rather than pass back to the goalkeeper quickly performing the move will allow you to get away from
the opponent.

DEFENDER When being challenged in possession of the ball and running towards your own goal,
rather than pass back to the goalkeeper quickly performing the move will allow you to get away from
the opponent.

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The Move:

The Move:

When running with the ball fake to stop it with sole of the foot but
instead bring the same foot down and behind the ball and push it
quickly forward and accelerate out of the move.

When running with the ball fake to stop it with sole of the foot but
instead bring the same foot down and behind the ball and push it
quickly forward and accelerate out of the move.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

When dribbling forward keep the ball on the safe


side away from the opponent.
Go slowly into the move but accelerate out.
Exaggerate the fake stop as this is
when the tracking defender will
hesitate thus giving the player more
space and time.

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When dribbling forward keep the ball on the safe


side away from the opponent.
Go slowly into the move but accelerate out.
Exaggerate the fake stop as this is
when the tracking defender will
hesitate thus giving the player more
space and time.

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Fake Sole Stop

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward and perform the right foot stop start move.
Dribble around the marker and perform the left foot move on the
way back to the starting point.
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Foot

Skills Practice 2:
Dribble forward and perform the right and left foot moves on reaching
the centre markers.
Dribble around the end marker and repeat the same practice on
the way back to the starting point.

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward and perform the right foot stop start move.
Dribble around the marker and perform the left foot move on the
way back to the starting point.

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Foot

Skills Practice 2:
Dribble forward and perform the right and left foot moves on reaching
the centre markers.
Dribble around the end marker and repeat the same practice on
the way back to the starting point.

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Foot

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender side by side, performing the
stop start move will allow the striker to gain some space for a strike on goal.

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal with a defender side by side, performing the
stop start move will allow the striker to gain some space for a strike on goal.

MIDFIELDER When coming in from a wide area and being tracked by an opponent performing
the move will create space for a forward pass or shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When coming in from a wide area and being tracked by an opponent performing
the move will create space for a forward pass or shot at goal.

DEFENDER When running out of a tight defending situation with an opponent side by side
performing the move will buy the player space and time to pass the ball forward into midfield.

DEFENDER When running out of a tight defending situation with an opponent side by side
performing the move will buy the player space and time to pass the ball forward into midfield.

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The Move:

The Move:

When being challenged from the side fake to strike the ball but
instead drag the ball back with the sole of the same foot and push
off in the opposite direction using the inside or outside of the drag
back foot.

When being challenged from the side fake to strike the ball but
instead drag the ball back with the sole of the same foot and push
off in the opposite direction using the inside or outside of the drag
back foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate the fake strike of the ball.


Drag back must be executed quickly.
Get the ball out of your feet to clear the
incoming opponent.
To be successful the timing of the
move is crucial.

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Exaggerate the fake strike of the ball.


Drag back must be executed quickly.
Get the ball out of your feet to clear the
incoming opponent.
To be successful the timing of the
move is crucial.

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Drag Back

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble the ball slightly past the left hand marker and
perform the right foot drag back.
Then dribble across to the other marker and perform
the left foot drag back. Dribble through the middle of
the two markers.
Stop the ball and repeat the practice.

Skills Practice 1:
Dribble the ball slightly past the left hand marker and
perform the right foot drag back.
Then dribble across to the other marker and perform
the left foot drag back. Dribble through the middle of
the two markers.
Stop the ball and repeat the practice.

Skills Practice 2:
Start at the first marker by performing the right foot drag back.
Proceed to the second marker and perform the left foot drag
back.
Continue up the circuit using the right foot and left foot drag
back move.

Skills Practice 2:
Start at the first marker by performing the right foot drag back.
Proceed to the second marker and perform the left foot drag
back.
Continue up the circuit using the right foot and left foot drag
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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving forward into the box and being challenged diagonally from the side using
the drag back move will allow the player to create space to beat the defender, creating an opportunity
to have a shot at goal.

STRIKER When driving forward into the box and being challenged diagonally from the side using
the drag back move will allow the player to create space to beat the defender, creating an opportunity
to have a shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When dribbling forward in a midfield position and being challenged diagonally from
the side, quickly performing the drag back move will allow the player to create space for a pass into
the striker or wide player.

MIDFIELDER When dribbling forward in a midfield position and being challenged diagonally from
the side, quickly performing the drag back move will allow the player to create space for a pass into
the striker or wide player.

DEFENDER When in possession of the ball outside the penalty box and facing away from your
own goal the drag back move would be a good option when being challenged from the side.
The move would allow the player to create space and take the ball clear of the danger zone.

DEFENDER When in possession of the ball outside the penalty box and facing away from your
own goal the drag back move would be a good option when being challenged from the side.
The move would allow the player to create space and take the ball clear of the danger zone.

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The Move:
The player uses the inside of the foot to cut and shield the ball
when being challenged diagonally from the side. The Player then
quickly cuts the ball again with the same foot and keeps turning
and twists off into space.

Coaching Points:

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Keep good low body position for good strong balance


when cutting and shielding against opponent.
Keep turning and shielding until second inside
foot cut is complete.
Accelerate out of move and be alert and ready to the pass ball
to a team-mate or have a shot at goal.
To use this move effectively it must be practiced regularly.

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The Move:
The player uses the inside of the foot to cut and shield the ball
when being challenged diagonally from the side. The Player then
quickly cuts the ball again with the same foot and keeps turning
and twists off into space.

Coaching Points:

Keep good low body position for good strong balance


when cutting and shielding against opponent.
Keep turning and shielding until second inside
foot cut is complete.
Accelerate out of move and be alert and ready to the pass ball
to a team-mate or have a shot at goal.
To use this move effectively it must be practiced regularly.

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Skill Practice 1:
The player dribbles to marker 1 and performs the
right foot twist off then continues to repeat the same
move at each corner until returning to the starting
marker.
Repeat practice in the opposite direction using the
left foot twist off.

Skill Practice 1:
The player dribbles to marker 1 and performs the
right foot twist off then continues to repeat the same
move at each corner until returning to the starting
marker.
Repeat practice in the opposite direction using the
left foot twist off.

Skill Practice 2:
The player dribbles to marker 1 and performs the left
foot twist off.
The player then dribbles to marker 2 then performs
the right foot twist off and continues to dribble to the
opposite end.
Repeat practice this time left foot twist off at marker
2 and right foot move at marker 1.

Skill Practice 2:
The player dribbles to marker 1 and performs the left
foot twist off.
The player then dribbles to marker 2 then performs
the right foot twist off and continues to dribble to the
opposite end.
Repeat practice this time left foot twist off at marker
2 and right foot move at marker 1.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When driving forward towards goal and being challenged from the right side the player
would execute the inside of the right foot twist off move. This will allow the player to run and have
a shot at goal. If being challenged from the left side the player would then use the left foot twist off.

STRIKER When driving forward towards goal and being challenged from the right side the player
would execute the inside of the right foot twist off move. This will allow the player to run and have
a shot at goal. If being challenged from the left side the player would then use the left foot twist off.

MIDFIELDER The player dribbling forward in a midfield position beats the defender with the twist
off move when being challenged from the side. This then gives the player options to pass forward
to a striker or to switch the play to a wide attacking player.

MIDFIELDER The player dribbling forward in a midfield position beats the defender with the twist
off move when being challenged from the side. This then gives the player options to pass forward
to a striker or to switch the play to a wide attacking player.

DEFENDER When driving with the ball out of defence in a wide area and being challenged from
the side performing the twist off move would be a good option. This would allow the defender to
shake off the opponent to create space and time to set up an attacking situation.

DEFENDER When driving with the ball out of defence in a wide area and being challenged from
the side performing the twist off move would be a good option. This would allow the defender to
shake off the opponent to create space and time to set up an attacking situation.

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The Move:

The Move:

When the attacking player is challenged diagonally from the side


the player drags the ball back past the heel of the standing leg
and then taps the ball behind the leg with the inside of the drag
back foot.

When the attacking player is challenged diagonally from the side


the player drags the ball back past the heel of the standing leg
and then taps the ball behind the leg with the inside of the drag
back foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Fake to strike the ball before dragging it back.


Position your body between the challenging player
and the ball. This shields and protects the ball.
The drag back foot is always furthest
from the opponent.
After tapping the ball behind the
standing leg accelerate out of the move.

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Fake to strike the ball before dragging it back.


Position your body between the challenging player
and the ball. This shields and protects the ball.
The drag back foot is always furthest
from the opponent.
After tapping the ball behind the
standing leg accelerate out of the move.

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Standing Leg

Skills Practice 2 (Fast Feet Skill Practice):


Set out 5 markers at an overall distance of 4 meters.
Work up the circuit using right foot and left foot moves.
After a few practices start timing how long it takes.
Try and beat your record each time.

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward and perform the right foot move in between
the two markers.
After the move dribble back and perform the same move in
between the next two markers.
Stop the ball initially when practicing then practice the move
without stopping the ball.
Progression: Repeat practice in opposite direction using the
left foot.

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward and perform the right foot move in between
the two markers.
After the move dribble back and perform the same move in
between the next two markers.
Stop the ball initially when practicing then practice the move
without stopping the ball.
Progression: Repeat practice in opposite direction using the
left foot.

Right Foot

Left Foot

Skills Practice 2 (Fast Feet Skill Practice):


Set out 5 markers at an overall distance of 4 meters.
Work up the circuit using right foot and left foot moves.
After a few practices start timing how long it takes.
Try and beat your record each time.

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Right Foot

Right Foot

Left Foot

Left Foot

Right Foot

Right Foot

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When being pressurised by a defender from the side in a good attacking position in or
around the 18 yard box, performing the move will allow you to create space for a strike at goal.

STRIKER When being pressurised by a defender from the side in a good attacking position in or
around the 18 yard box, performing the move will allow you to create space for a strike at goal.

MIDFIELDER When driving forward from midfield and confronted by defenders the move can be
used to tap the ball into the path of any on coming team mate, who can either shoot for goal or make
a pass into the strikers.

MIDFIELDER When driving forward from midfield and confronted by defenders the move can be
used to tap the ball into the path of any on coming team mate, who can either shoot for goal or make
a pass into the strikers.

DEFENDER When being closed down from the side and facing away from your own goal in a
wide defensive position, producing the drag back will create space to set up a new attacking situation.

DEFENDER When being closed down from the side and facing away from your own goal in a
wide defensive position, producing the drag back will create space to set up a new attacking situation.

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The Move:

The Move:

Whilst dribbling at pace with opponent alongside flick the ball


behind the standing leg using the front part of the sole or the
inside of the foot to create space and time.

Whilst dribbling at pace with opponent alongside flick the ball


behind the standing leg using the front part of the sole or the
inside of the foot to create space and time.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Shield the ball on opposite side of opponent.


Flick or roll the ball behind the standing leg at a
slight angle to create more space.
Change direction quickly.

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Shield the ball on opposite side of opponent.


Flick or roll the ball behind the standing leg at a
slight angle to create more space.
Change direction quickly.

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Skills Practice 1:
The player dribbles to the first
set of markers and performs the
right foot move.
The left foot move is then used
Left Foot
at the next set of markers.
The player repeats using the left foot move
quickly followed by using the right foot move.

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The player dribbles to the first
set of markers and performs the
right foot move.
The left foot move is then used
Left Foot
at the next set of markers.
The player repeats using the left foot move
quickly followed by using the right foot move.

Skills Practice 2:
The player dribbles to first set of markers and
performs the right foot move.
The player continues on and repeats the move at
the second set of markers.
The player then quickly performs another right foot
move before returning to the starting point.

Skills Practice 2:
The player dribbles to first set of markers and
performs the right foot move.
The player continues on and repeats the move at
the second set of markers.
The player then quickly performs another right foot
move before returning to the starting point.

Skills Practice 3:
Follow the above instructions but this time using
the left foot move.

Skills Practice 3:
Follow the above instructions but this time using
the left foot move.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed to be successful:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed to be successful:

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal and being tracked by a defender perform the
move to create space for an opportunity to finish on goal.

STRIKER When driving across the face of the goal and being tracked by a defender perform the
move to create space for an opportunity to finish on goal.

MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a midfield position and being challenged from the side,
change direction quickly by using the move. This will enable the player to create space and time
to pass to strikers or lay the ball off to wide players to continue the attacking sequence.

MIDFIELDER When driving forward in a midfield position and being challenged from the side,
change direction quickly by using the move. This will enable the player to create space and time
to pass to strikers or lay the ball off to wide players to continue the attacking sequence.

DEFENDER When dribbling freely out of defence in a wide area and the area in front looks to
be tight, perform the move to change direction and allow the pass inside to midfield or strikers.

DEFENDER When dribbling freely out of defence in a wide area and the area in front looks to
be tight, perform the move to change direction and allow the pass inside to midfield or strikers.

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Scissors
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The Move:

The Move:

The player fakes to pass the ball with the outside of the foot but
steps around the ball with the same foot and takes the ball away
with the outside of the opposite foot.

The player fakes to pass the ball with the outside of the foot but
steps around the ball with the same foot and takes the ball away
with the outside of the opposite foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Step around the ball in a low tight circle.


Keep low and exaggerate upper body movement
to further deceive defender.
Take the ball away and past the opponent
using the outside of the opposite foot.

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Step around the ball in a low tight circle.


Keep low and exaggerate upper body movement
to further deceive defender.
Take the ball away and past the opponent
using the outside of the opposite foot.

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Skills Practice 1:
In practice 1 dribble forward to the centre markers
and perform the right go left scissors move then
drive to the opposite marker.
In practice 2 perform the left go right move.

Skills Practice 1:
In practice 1 dribble forward to the centre markers
and perform the right go left scissors move then
drive to the opposite marker.
In practice 2 perform the left go right move.

Progression: Try double scissors at centre markers.

Progression: Try double scissors at centre markers.

Skills Practice 2:
Drive towards first marker at a slight angle and perform
the right go left scissors.
Drive forward to the next marker and perform the left go
right scissors. Continue forward run to the opposite
marker.
After a few practices speed up the moves.
Try double scissors at each marker.

Skills Practice 2:
Drive towards first marker at a slight angle and perform
the right go left scissors.
Drive forward to the next marker and perform the left go
right scissors. Continue forward run to the opposite
marker.
After a few practices speed up the moves.
Try double scissors at each marker.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When attacking in or around the box try beating opponents by using the left or right foot
scissors move to create a shooting opportunity.

STRIKER When attacking in or around the box try beating opponents by using the left or right foot
scissors move to create a shooting opportunity.

MIDFIELDER Options for a midfielder when driving forward is to perform the single or double
scissors to create space for a pass into strikers or wide attacking players.

MIDFIELDER Options for a midfielder when driving forward is to perform the single or double
scissors to create space for a pass into strikers or wide attacking players.

DEFENDER When moving forward out of defence and facing an opponent. Using the left or right
scissors move would create space for setting up a forward pass.

DEFENDER When moving forward out of defence and facing an opponent. Using the left or right
scissors move would create space for setting up a forward pass.

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Step Over

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The Move:

The Move:

The player exaggerates the move by faking to strike the ball but
instead steps over and around the ball. The player then takes the
ball quickly away in the opposite direction using the outside of the
step over foot.

The player exaggerates the move by faking to strike the ball but
instead steps over and around the ball. The player then takes the
ball quickly away in the opposite direction using the outside of the
step over foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate fake strike or pass when stepping around


the ball.
Use good upper body movement to unbalance
opponent.
Keep the foot low when stepping around the ball.
Perform the move quickly then accelerate away.
Communicate with team-mate as though to pass the ball as
this will confuse opponent.

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Exaggerate fake strike or pass when stepping around


the ball.
Use good upper body movement to unbalance
opponent.
Keep the foot low when stepping around the ball.
Perform the move quickly then accelerate away.
Communicate with team-mate as though to pass the ball as
this will confuse opponent.

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Skills Practice 1:
The player performs the Right Foot move on reaching the
centre marker. After beating the marker the player dribbles
to the opposite side.
Repeat the practice using the Left Foot Torres move.

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Skills Practice 1:
The player performs the Right Foot move on reaching the
centre marker. After beating the marker the player dribbles
to the opposite side.
Repeat the practice using the Left Foot Torres move.

Right Foot

Skills Practice 2:
The player drives forward and performs the Right Foot Step
Over move at the first marker.
Immediately after the move the player then quickly executes
the Left Foot Step Over at the next marker and dribbles to
the opposite side.
Treat markers as defenders therefore consideration must be
given to distance and timing of the move.

Right Foot

Left
Foot

Right Foot

Skills Practice 2:
The player drives forward and performs the Right Foot Step
Over move at the first marker.
Immediately after the move the player then quickly executes
the Left Foot Step Over at the next marker and dribbles to
the opposite side.
Treat markers as defenders therefore consideration must be
given to distance and timing of the move.

Right
Foot

Right Foot

Left
Foot
Right
Foot

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When in or around the box and confronted with a defender face to face quickly using
the step over move will create space to either go past a defender or a finish on goal. The move can
also be used when the striker has back to goal.

STRIKER When in or around the box and confronted with a defender face to face quickly using
the step over move will create space to either go past a defender or a finish on goal. The move can
also be used when the striker has back to goal.

MIDFIELDER When attacking at an angle from a wide area and being faced with an opponent.
A quickly executed step over move will allow players to create space for a penetrating pass, a
crossing opportunity or a shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When attacking at an angle from a wide area and being faced with an opponent.
A quickly executed step over move will allow players to create space for a penetrating pass, a
crossing opportunity or a shot at goal.

DEFENDER When being faced with an opponent in a defending area performing the step over
will briefly allow the player space and time. This allows the player to set up a forward pass into
midfielder/strikers or winger thus setting up an attacking phase from a defensive situation.

DEFENDER When being faced with an opponent in a defending area performing the step over
will briefly allow the player space and time. This allows the player to set up a forward pass into
midfielder/strikers or winger thus setting up an attacking phase from a defensive situation.

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The Move:

The Move:

The player fakes to pass the ball with the outside of the foot but
instead steps behind the ball and takes it in the opposite direction
with the outside of the other foot.

The player fakes to pass the ball with the outside of the foot but
instead steps behind the ball and takes it in the opposite direction
with the outside of the other foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Use eyes and communication to disguise the pass.


Exaggerate upper body movement to deceive and
unbalance the opponent.
Short step behind the ball is all that is
required.

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Use eyes and communication to disguise the pass.


Exaggerate upper body movement to deceive and
unbalance the opponent.
Short step behind the ball is all that is
required.

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Skills Practice 1:
Players work moving forward in between the 2 markers practicing
the side step move.
Step right go left.
Step left go right.
See how many moves you can perform and try to beat your
record.

Skills Practice 1:
Players work moving forward in between the 2 markers practicing
the side step move.
Step right go left.
Step left go right.
See how many moves you can perform and try to beat your
record.

Skills Practice 2:
Dribble forward to the markers and perform the left go right
side step then drive forward to the opposite marker.
Repeat exercise, this time performing the right go left move.

Skills Practice 2:
Dribble forward to the markers and perform the left go right
side step then drive forward to the opposite marker.
Repeat exercise, this time performing the right go left move.

Progression try double side step.


Step right left right.
Step left right left.

Progression try double side step.


Step right left right.
Step left right left.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When in or around the box and confronted with a defender face to face, using a quick
side step move will allow you to create space to have a shot at goal.

STRIKER When in or around the box and confronted with a defender face to face, using a quick
side step move will allow you to create space to have a shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When attacking at an angle from a wide midfield position and being faced with an
opponent, a quick side step move will allow you to create space for a penetrating pass, a cross or
shot at goal.

MIDFIELDER When attacking at an angle from a wide midfield position and being faced with an
opponent, a quick side step move will allow you to create space for a penetrating pass, a cross or
shot at goal.

DEFENDER When being faced by an opponent in a defending area, performing a quick side step
move will allow you space to set up a forward pass into a midfielder/striker or winger enabling you
to set up an attack from a defensive situation.

DEFENDER When being faced by an opponent in a defending area, performing a quick side step
move will allow you space to set up a forward pass into a midfielder/striker or winger enabling you
to set up an attack from a defensive situation.

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The Move:

The Move:

The Player lightly touches the ball inside with the inside of the foot
and then quickly takes the ball away with the outside of the same
foot.

The Player lightly touches the ball inside with the inside of the foot
and then quickly takes the ball away with the outside of the same
foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Players must accelerate out of the move.


A slight lunge to the side using upper body
movement when performing the first part of
the move will deceive the opponent.
This move can be used from a
stationary position.

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Players must accelerate out of the move.


A slight lunge to the side using upper body
movement when performing the first part of
the move will deceive the opponent.
This move can be used from a
stationary position.

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Skills Practice 1:
The player lightly touches the ball inside with the inside of
the right foot and quickly take the ball away with the outside
of the same foot.
The player then drives forward to the end marker and
repeats the practice going down the other side.
Repeat the practice going in the opposite direction using
the left foot move.

Skills Practice 1:
The player lightly touches the ball inside with the inside of
the right foot and quickly take the ball away with the outside
of the same foot.
The player then drives forward to the end marker and
repeats the practice going down the other side.
Repeat the practice going in the opposite direction using
the left foot move.

Skills Practice 2:
The player moves through the practice performing the
move using both the left and right foot.
Quality and speed need to be addressed in this practice.

Skills Practice 2:
The player moves through the practice performing the
move using both the left and right foot.
Quality and speed need to be addressed in this practice.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed to be successful:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed to be successful:

STRIKER When receiving the ball in and around opponents penalty area and being faced by a
defender, performing the inside outside move will create space for an opportunity to have a shot
at goal.

STRIKER When receiving the ball in and around opponents penalty area and being faced by a
defender, performing the inside outside move will create space for an opportunity to have a shot
at goal.

MIDFIELDER When coming in from a wide area and being faced with a defender, performing the
inside outside move will create space for a forward pass into strikers or to continue the attacking
phase.

MIDFIELDER When coming in from a wide area and being faced with a defender, performing the
inside outside move will create space for a forward pass into strikers or to continue the attacking
phase.

DEFENDER When being faced with a 1v1 in a defensive situation quickly performing the move
will create space for a forward pass into midfield or strikers.

DEFENDER When being faced with a 1v1 in a defensive situation quickly performing the move
will create space for a forward pass into midfield or strikers.

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The Move:

The Move:

The player drives forward and when being confronted by an


opponent the player quickly drags the ball across the body with
the sole of the one foot and then takes the ball forward and past
the opponent using the opposite foot.

The player drives forward and when being confronted by an


opponent the player quickly drags the ball across the body with
the sole of the one foot and then takes the ball forward and past
the opponent using the opposite foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Drag the ball quickly across the body.


Accelerate out of the move.
Attack opponent at a slight angle as this will create more space
when executing the move.
Timing of the move - being aware of distance when performing
the move (not too early - not too late).

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Drag the ball quickly across the body.


Accelerate out of the move.
Attack opponent at a slight angle as this will create more space
when executing the move.
Timing of the move - being aware of distance when performing
the move (not too early - not too late).

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Sole Drag

Skills Practice 1:
Practice the move in between the two markers.
Drag the ball across the body with the sole of the
right foot and stop the ball with the left foot.
After reaching the end marker reverse the practice
by dragging the ball across the body with the left
foot and stopping it with the right foot.
Try and get 3 or 4 moves completed in between
the grid.
Extension - Try the same exercise without stopping
the ball this time.
Skills Practice 2:
Practice the right and left foot Fabregas move going
forward through the circuit.
Try and perform this exercise keeping the same distance
each time. This will allow each player to time their
practice and monitor the progress being made.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

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Sole of the Left Foot

Right Foot
Left Foot

Markers 5m approx.

Skills Practice 1:
Practice the move in between the two markers.
Drag the ball across the body with the sole of the
right foot and stop the ball with the left foot.
After reaching the end marker reverse the practice
by dragging the ball across the body with the left
foot and stopping it with the right foot.
Try and get 3 or 4 moves completed in between
the grid.
Extension - Try the same exercise without stopping
the ball this time.
Skills Practice 2:
Practice the right and left foot Fabregas move going
forward through the circuit.
Try and perform this exercise keeping the same distance
each time. This will allow each player to time their
practice and monitor the progress being made.

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Sole of the Left Foot

Right Foot
Left Foot

Markers 5m approx.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When a 1v1 situation arises in or around the peanalty box, performing the sole drag
move will create space for the attacking player to have a strike on goal.

STRIKER When a 1v1 situation arises in or around the peanalty box, performing the sole drag
move will create space for the attacking player to have a strike on goal.

MIDFIELDER Whether coming in from a wide angle or driving through a central midfield area,
using the sole drag move when confronted face to face with an opponent will create space for the
attacking phase to continue.

MIDFIELDER Whether coming in from a wide angle or driving through a central midfield area,
using the sole drag move when confronted face to face with an opponent will create space for the
attacking phase to continue.

DEFENDER When being faced by an opponent coming out of a defending area performing the
sole drag early will create space for a pass into midfield or strikers.

DEFENDER When being faced by an opponent coming out of a defending area performing the
sole drag early will create space for a pass into midfield or strikers.

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The Move:

The Move:

After receiving the ball with back to goal and a defender close
behind. The player fakes to strike the ball by raising the heel and
turning knee and hips into the ball to exaggerate the move the
player then takes the ball away to the side with the opposite foot.

After receiving the ball with back to goal and a defender close
behind. The player fakes to strike the ball by raising the heel and
turning knee and hips into the ball to exaggerate the move the
player then takes the ball away to the side with the opposite foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Exaggerate the move by turning hips and knee into


the ball.
Raise the heel as though going to strike or
pass the ball.
Good communication with team-mate
when executing the move can deceive
your opponent and assist in creating more space for the move
to be successful.

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Exaggerate the move by turning hips and knee into


the ball.
Raise the heel as though going to strike or
pass the ball.
Good communication with team-mate
when executing the move can deceive
your opponent and assist in creating more space for the move
to be successful.

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Skills Practice 1:
The player practices the heel raise move by firstly
performing a few Right Foot moves along and inbetween the markers.
The player then practices the Left Foot Heel Raise
move going in the opposite direction.

Left Foot

Right Foot

Skills Practice 2:
The player dribbles through the gate and
performs the right foot heel raise move and
turns quickly to get back to starting point.
Reverse the practices using the left foot.
The player needs to clear the markers before
turning quickly to return to the start.
Markers simulate opponents feet.

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The player practices the heel raise move by firstly
performing a few Right Foot moves along and inbetween the markers.
The player then practices the Left Foot Heel Raise
move going in the opposite direction.

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Skills Practice 2:
The player dribbles through the gate and
performs the right foot heel raise move and
turns quickly to get back to starting point.
Reverse the practices using the left foot.
The player needs to clear the markers before
turning quickly to return to the start.
Markers simulate opponents feet.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be used to create space:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be used to create space:

STRIKER When in or around the box with back to goal and a defender behind a quick execution
of the move will create space for a finish on goal.

STRIKER When in or around the box with back to goal and a defender behind a quick execution
of the move will create space for a finish on goal.

MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield position with a defender behind performing
the move will create space for a through pass into striker or a pass to a wide player.

MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield position with a defender behind performing
the move will create space for a through pass into striker or a pass to a wide player.

DEFENDER When in possession and running toward your own goal and being put under pressure
by an opponent a quickly executed move will create space for a forward pass. Before performing
the move a shout to the goalkeeper as though to pass back will off balance opponent and assist in
the move being successful.

DEFENDER When in possession and running toward your own goal and being put under pressure
by an opponent a quickly executed move will create space for a forward pass. Before performing
the move a shout to the goalkeeper as though to pass back will off balance opponent and assist in
the move being successful.

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The Move:

The Move:

When the player receives the ball with their back to goal and with
a defender marking tightly, this would be a good situation to perform
the step over move. On receiving the ball the player fakes to strike
or pass the ball to team-mate but steps over the ball and takes
the ball away to the side and turns to create space to continue
attacking phase.

When the player receives the ball with their back to goal and with
a defender marking tightly, this would be a good situation to perform
the step over move. On receiving the ball the player fakes to strike
or pass the ball to team-mate but steps over the ball and takes
the ball away to the side and turns to create space to continue
attacking phase.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Create disguise by communicating with supporting player.


Exaggerate step over when executing the move.
Check shoulder before receiving the ball as this dictates which
step over foot to be used.
Take a good positive touch to the side to clear defender
before turning into space.
Accelerate out of the move.

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Create disguise by communicating with supporting player.


Exaggerate step over when executing the move.
Check shoulder before receiving the ball as this dictates which
step over foot to be used.
Take a good positive touch to the side to clear defender
before turning into space.
Accelerate out of the move.

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Skills Practice 1:
Player dribbles through the gate and performs the right
foot step over.
The player then turns quickly and drives through the
opposite gate and once more performs the same move
and dribbles back to starting point.
To repeat for Left Foot move, the second set of
markers need to be moved to the left side of the first set
of markers.
Skills Practice 2:
Player dribbles through the first gate and performs the right
foot step over.
The player then turns quickly out of the move and drives
through the opposite gate and performs the left foot move
and drives back to starting point.
This practice can be timed to monitor players progress and
speed.

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Player dribbles through the gate and performs the right
foot step over.
The player then turns quickly and drives through the
opposite gate and once more performs the same move
and dribbles back to starting point.
To repeat for Left Foot move, the second set of
markers need to be moved to the left side of the first set
of markers.

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Player dribbles through the first gate and performs the right
foot step over.
The player then turns quickly out of the move and drives
through the opposite gate and performs the left foot move
and drives back to starting point.
This practice can be timed to monitor players progress and
speed.

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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER When the player receives the ball from a midfielder with their back to goal performing
the right or left foot step over move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.

STRIKER When the player receives the ball from a midfielder with their back to goal performing
the right or left foot step over move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.

MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield position with back to goal and a defender close
behind performing a quickly executed step over move will allow the player more space to pass ball
wide or forward to team mates to continue the attacking phase.

MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield position with back to goal and a defender close
behind performing a quickly executed step over move will allow the player more space to pass ball
wide or forward to team mates to continue the attacking phase.

DEFENDER When being challenged from behind by an opponent in a defensive area near the
bye line, performing the move will create space and allow the player to drive up the line and start
a new attack.

DEFENDER When being challenged from behind by an opponent in a defensive area near the
bye line, performing the move will create space and allow the player to drive up the line and start
a new attack.

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The Move:

The Move:

Player receiving the ball has their back to goal with a defender close
behind. On receiving the ball the player turns side on and drags the
ball away to the side with the sole of the foot nearest to the defender.
Players need to check over the shoulder and push away from the
defender to create space before performing the move.

Player receiving the ball has their back to goal with a defender close
behind. On receiving the ball the player turns side on and drags the
ball away to the side with the sole of the foot nearest to the defender.
Players need to check over the shoulder and push away from the
defender to create space before performing the move.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Timing of the move.


Check shoulder before receiving the ball.
Pull away from defender to create space
for executing the move.
Drag back has to be quick and positive.
Turn quickly and accelerate out of the move.

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Timing of the move.


Check shoulder before receiving the ball.
Pull away from defender to create space
for executing the move.
Drag back has to be quick and positive.
Turn quickly and accelerate out of the move.

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Skills Practice 1:
Stand side on to the markers and use the right foot Sole
Drag and Turn move to clear the markers.
Use the foot nearest to the markers.
Turn quickly and dribble round to opposite markers.
Repeat practice going in opposite direction using the left
foot sole drag and turn move.

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Skills Practice 1:
Stand side on to the markers and use the right foot Sole
Drag and Turn move to clear the markers.
Use the foot nearest to the markers.
Turn quickly and dribble round to opposite markers.
Repeat practice going in opposite direction using the left
foot sole drag and turn move.

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Right
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Skills Practice 2:
Stand side on at first marker and perform the right foot
move.
Dribble forward and perform the left foot move at the next
marker.
Dribble across and perform the right foot move.
Dribble forward to last marker and then perform the left
foot move.

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Right
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Skills Practice 2:
Stand side on at first marker and perform the right foot
move.
Dribble forward and perform the left foot move at the next
marker.
Dribble across and perform the right foot move.
Dribble forward to last marker and then perform the left
foot move.

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Left
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Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be best executed:

STRIKER On receiving the ball with your back to goal and remembering the key points this move
can be very successful in and around the goal area.

STRIKER On receiving the ball with your back to goal and remembering the key points this move
can be very successful in and around the goal area.

MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield area with a defender close behind a quick
execution of the move will create space to continue the attacking phase.

MIDFIELDER When receiving the ball in a midfield area with a defender close behind a quick
execution of the move will create space to continue the attacking phase.

DEFENDER When receiving the ball and facing towards your own goal and an opponent close
behind a quick positive and well timed move will create space and eliminate a dangerous situation.

DEFENDER When receiving the ball and facing towards your own goal and an opponent close
behind a quick positive and well timed move will create space and eliminate a dangerous situation.

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The Move:

The Move:

This move is particularly appropriate for strikers after receiving


a pass with their back to goal with a defender behind them.
The player should fake to kick the ball but cut the ball behind the
standing leg with the inside of the kicking foot. The player then
turns quickly to change direction and takes the ball away using
the outside of the opposite foot.

This move is particularly appropriate for strikers after receiving


a pass with their back to goal with a defender behind them.
The player should fake to kick the ball but cut the ball behind the
standing leg with the inside of the kicking foot. The player then
turns quickly to change direction and takes the ball away using
the outside of the opposite foot.

Coaching Points:

Coaching Points:

Create disguise by using eyes and communication


to other players.
Exaggerate the fake to kick.
The drag back foot is always furthest
from the opponent.
After cutting the ball behind, change pace quickly.

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Create disguise by using eyes and communication


to other players.
Exaggerate the fake to kick.
The drag back foot is always furthest
from the opponent.
After cutting the ball behind, change pace quickly.

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Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward and perform the right foot move in between
the two markers.
After the move dribble back and perform the same move
in between the next two markers.
Stop the ball initially when practicing then practice the
move without stopping the ball.

Skills Practice 1:
Dribble forward and perform the right foot move in between
the two markers.
After the move dribble back and perform the same move
in between the next two markers.
Stop the ball initially when practicing then practice the
move without stopping the ball.

Skills Practice 2:
For skill practice 2 follow the above instructions but this
time using the left foot move.

Skills Practice 2:
For skill practice 2 follow the above instructions but this
time using the left foot move.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

Players must be aware of the various situations on the park.

WHERE & WHEN the move can be used to create space:

WHERE & WHEN the move can be used to create space:

STRIKER When the player receives the ball from midfield with their back to goal, performing the
right or left fake kick and turn move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.

STRIKER When the player receives the ball from midfield with their back to goal, performing the
right or left fake kick and turn move will enable the player to create space for a strike at goal.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield and being tracked by an opponent the move can be
used to create space to switch play or pass the ball to a striker.

MIDFIELDER When driving across midfield and being tracked by an opponent the move can be
used to create space to switch play or pass the ball to a striker.

DEFENDER When in a wide area and running back towards your own goal, under pressure from
opponent the fake kick and turn is an ideal move to create space and give the player time to start
a new attack.

DEFENDER When in a wide area and running back towards your own goal, under pressure from
opponent the fake kick and turn is an ideal move to create space and give the player time to start
a new attack.

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