Drills of the Week

Drills of the Week

Here are your weekly top training drills from our friends and partners from the past week. This week's drills feature a lateral wall passing drill from AthleteFIT, speed training with Trainer Gorres and NWSL MVP Crystal Dunn, two box juggling with Become Elite, an introduction to gym sliders from YFutbol and Trainer Gorres, buddy toe taps with Beast Mode Soccer and More! 

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1v1 Attacking Moves

1v1 Attacking Moves

1) Small touch with inside of the foot (big toe) then explode past defenders using the outside (small toe) part of the same foot

2) Small touch with outside part of the foot (small toe) then explode across defenders using inside of the same foot.

3) As approach defender, stop ball with sole and then explode past using the laces part of the same foot.

4) Take 1st touch with inside of foot, then execute two step-overs before exploding away using the outside of the opposite foot. Repeat both sides.

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From the Magazine: Skills and Drills

From the Magazine: Skills and Drills

In the complete video of the moves, there are 12 essential drills that will get you used to using all the major parts of your feet: Inside, outside, laces, and sole. Not only do they get you comfortable using these parts of the feet, but they aim to get you able to 'manipulate' the ball as you want when it is at your feet. Think: pushing, pulling and rolling as opposed to just kicking. You should aim to make these drills an integral part of your individual technical development plan, as the ability to control the ball at your feet is a huge cog in the wheel toward becoming a 'complete' soccer player.

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