Mastering effective footwork
Develop your players footwork in order to land correctly, whilst also looking at the skill of turning in the air to shut out the defender.
The starting player passes the ball to the player moving towards the ball from the opposite group.
The receiving player who catches the ball should land on 1 foot, then land on their 2nd foot and pivot onto their 1st landing foot to pass the ball back the player on the side where they started.
Exercise reverses in the other direction.
Landing foot = pivot foot
You can start this practice at walking pace and progress to a jog and then sprint as players grow in confidence.
Challenge players to be vocal and call for each pass!
Drill tags: landing foot, pivot
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