1 v 1 Soccer Drills

Here you can find a huge number of 1v1 soccer drills involving a wide range of variations from the simplest ones to the more complex 1 v 1 soccer exercises. More about this...

Heading Competition (FREE)

Heading Competition

Goal: This soccer exercise focuses on developing heading skills, deceptive movements to beat a defender and soccer specific endurance.

Goal: This soccer exercise focuses on developing heading skills, deceptive movements to beat a defender and soccer specific endurance.

Age

12 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

6-8

Difficulty

3

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

0,2

Combinations - Cooperation - 1v1 Duels

Combinations - Cooperation - 1v1 Duels

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on developing positive attacking attitude, defending skills in a 1v1 situation, performing basic combinations and cooperation between the players.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on developing positive attacking attitude, defending skills in a 1v1 situation, performing basic combinations and cooperation between the players.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Quarter

Players

14-20

Difficulty

5

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

2,3,4

Creating Space and Attacking 1v1

Creating Space and Attacking 1v1

Goal: This complex soccer drill helps to innervate creating space and supporting movements, develop receivings with various body positions and techniques, besides focuses on the cooperation of players and practising the attacking attitude of 1v1 situations.

Goal: This complex soccer drill helps to innervate creating space and supporting movements, develop receivings with various body positions and techniques, besides focuses on the cooperation of players and practising the attacking attitude of 1v1 situations.

Age

12 - 20+

Space

Entire Field

Players

13-18

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

0

1v1 for 2 Small Goals

1v1 for 2 Small Goals

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on dribbling and feinting. This exercise also emphasises defending technique and movements.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on dribbling and feinting. This exercise also emphasises defending technique and movements.

Age

- 9 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

2-14

Difficulty

2

Individual/ Team

Both

Keeper

0

1v1 Soccer Drill with Finishing

1v1 Soccer Drill with Finishing

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on practising man to man struggle, developing finishing under pressure. 1v1 Soccer drill also emphasises practising defensive - offensive technique and functional technique. This soccer exercise also helps to develop offensive movement without the ball in the penalty area.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on practising man to man struggle, developing finishing under pressure. 1v1 Soccer drill also emphasises practising defensive - offensive technique and functional technique. This soccer exercise also helps to develop offensive movement without the ball in the penalty area.

Age

16 - 20+

Space

Entire Field

Players

12-16

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

2

Individual Defending Technique

Individual Defending Technique

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on individual defending technique and decision making of the defenders to use the correct defending positions according to the play of the 1v1 situation. This 1 on 1 exercise also helps to develop kicking technique, attacking initiative attitude, creating shooting opportunities.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on individual defending technique and decision making of the defenders to use the correct defending positions according to the play of the 1v1 situation. This 1 on 1 exercise also helps to develop kicking technique, attacking initiative attitude, creating shooting opportunities.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Half Field

Players

8-16

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

2

1v1 Game with Wall Players 2

1v1 Game with Wall Players 2

Goal: This soccer drill emphasises developing reaction ability, speed and functional technique. 1v1 soccer drill also focuses on developing defensive technique and practising finishing under pressure.

Goal: This soccer drill emphasises developing reaction ability, speed and functional technique. 1v1 soccer drill also focuses on developing defensive technique and practising finishing under pressure.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

8

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

1,2

Defending Cooperation and Individual Defending Principles

Defending Cooperation and Individual Defending Principles

Goal: This specific soccer exercise focuses on developing defending technique against areal balls and also emphasises cooperation in the first phase of transition.

Goal: This specific soccer exercise focuses on developing defending technique against areal balls and also emphasises cooperation in the first phase of transition.

Age

16 - 20+

Space

Quarter

Players

8-12

Difficulty

5

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

2

Individual and Collective Defending Principles

Individual and Collective Defending Principles

Goal: This complex soccer drill focuses on practising and innervating individual and collective defending principles. The soccer drill also emphasises reaction, speed and decision making.

Goal: This complex soccer drill focuses on practising and innervating individual and collective defending principles. The soccer drill also emphasises reaction, speed and decision making.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

6

Difficulty

5

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

0

1v1 Soccer Drill with Passing and Receiving

1v1 Soccer Drill with Passing and Receiving

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on practising basic passing and receiving skills. This one on one soccer exercise also emphasises basic defending and attacking skills in 1v1 situations.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on practising basic passing and receiving skills. This one on one soccer exercise also emphasises basic defending and attacking skills in 1v1 situations.

Age

- 9 - 20+

Space

Quarter

Players

8-16

Difficulty

2

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

1,2

Developing 1v1 and Fast Break from the Middle

Developing 1v1 and Fast Break from the Middle

Goal: This soccer drill focuses on practising defending and attacking skills in 1v1 situation and also emphasises developing transition and preparing fast break. The exercise improves cooperation between 2 players in counter attack.

Goal: This soccer drill focuses on practising defending and attacking skills in 1v1 situation and also emphasises developing transition and preparing fast break. The exercise improves cooperation between 2 players in counter attack.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Half Field

Players

12-16

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Keeper

2

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One of the most important elements of contemporary and modern soccer is 1v1 situations (or 1v1 soccer). The main difficulty is that during a football match players are challenged by 1 v 1 plays many times, and have to make appropriate decisions quickly in both defending and attacking situations. It requires much practice of 1 v 1 football drills to innervate good decisions, which cannot be completed without tasks focusing on personal development. More...