Football Drill Demonstration


Set up as shown with 3 players and 1 ball.

The area should be a 4x4 diamond, Play begins with the external player making a firm pass into the middle player. The external player closes down his pass and aims to win the ball back.

The player in the middle aims to keep the ball, shielding it away from the defender for 10 seconds and then acclerates out of the diamond.

Player in the middle should be ready and 'on their toes'.

Get the ball shielder to keep their body between the ball and the defender.Can they use both feet and turn according to where the defender is?Can they remain with a low stature and use their shoulder to hord off the defender?

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