Checking the Shoulder - Orientation and Reaction
This competitive 1v1 soccer drill focuses on developing orientation, vision, reaction ability and initiative attacking attitude.
The exercise also develops the feinting skills and the finishing under pressure.
Set up a square and two goals as shown.
The distances must be created adequately to the given age-group.
Players work in pairs and they are marked with different colors. Two goalkeepers are also involved into this session.
Players are placed on the sidelines of the square. One of them is the attacker the other acts as the defender.
Roles are changed in turns.
The coach holds a red and a green cone.
Description and Graphics
There are two variations in this soccer drill.
In the first variation the attacker can decide, when he starts the attack to one of the goals, but in the second variation he has to check his shoulder and take a look at the coach standing behind him before every pass.
The coach holds a red and a green cone, since he signs to the attacker by these cones.