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

Complex 1v1 with Finishing and Transition

Complex 1v1 with Finishing and Transition

Goal: This soccer drill focuses on practising defensive - offensive technique and functional technique in 1v1 game. The soccer drill also emphasises developing the defensive - offensive movement without the ball in the penalty area, finishing under pressure, transition and reaction.

Goal: This soccer drill focuses on practising defensive - offensive technique and functional technique in 1v1 game. The soccer drill also emphasises developing the defensive - offensive movement without the ball in the penalty area, finishing under pressure, transition and reaction.

Age

16 - 20+

Space

Half Field

Players

12-18

Difficulty

5

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 1

1v1 Game with Wall Players 1

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill emphasises developing functional technique and practising man to man struggle. This 1v1 exercise also focuses on developing soccer specific condition and movement without ball.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill emphasises developing functional technique and practising man to man struggle. This 1v1 exercise also focuses on developing soccer specific condition and movement without ball.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

10

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

0

Covering the Ball and Finishing

Covering the Ball and Finishing

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill emhasises practising static and dynamic 1v1 situations. This soccer drill also focuses on developing balance, static strength and covering the ball.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill emhasises practising static and dynamic 1v1 situations. This soccer drill also focuses on developing balance, static strength and covering the ball.

Age

12 - 20+

Space

Quarter

Players

6-18

Difficulty

4

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

1,2

Hit the Ball

Hit the Ball

Goal: This soccer drill emphasises improving the offensive and defensive roles of 1v1 game situations. The soccer exercise increases the players' confidence in the man to man fight and develops the endurance too.

Goal: This soccer drill emphasises improving the offensive and defensive roles of 1v1 game situations. The soccer exercise increases the players' confidence in the man to man fight and develops the endurance too.

Age

10 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

8-12

Difficulty

3

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

1v1 Transition and Preparing Fast Break

1v1 Transition and Preparing Fast Break

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on preparing and practising 1v1 defending and attacking skills. Soccer drill also emphasises developing dynamic 1v1 skills and dribbling with ball, transition and changing pace with the ball.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on preparing and practising 1v1 defending and attacking skills. Soccer drill also emphasises developing dynamic 1v1 skills and dribbling with ball, transition and changing pace with the ball.

Age

10 - 20+

Space

Reduced

Players

3-9

Difficulty

4

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

Practising 1v1 Individual Defending Technique

Practising 1v1 Individual Defending Technique

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill emphasises developing and practising 1v1 defending and attacking skills.

Goal: This 1v1 soccer drill emphasises developing and practising 1v1 defending and attacking skills.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Quarter

Players

6-14

Difficulty

3

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

1,2

Keep Possession by Winning the 1v1 Situations

Keep Possession by Winning the 1v1 Situations

Goal: This complex 1v1 game focuses on developing the initiative attacking attitude, feinting, dribbling at speed, keeping the ball under pressure, and the defensive roles of 1v1 game situations. The game also emphasises improving the supporting movements without ball, cognitive abilities and soccer specific endurance.

Goal: This complex 1v1 game focuses on developing the initiative attacking attitude, feinting, dribbling at speed, keeping the ball under pressure, and the defensive roles of 1v1 game situations. The game also emphasises improving the supporting movements without ball, cognitive abilities and soccer specific endurance.

Age

14 - 20+

Space

Quarter

Players

8-10

Difficulty

5

Individual/ Team

Team

Keeper

0

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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...