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Soccer training – Tackling - One-On-One Until The Goal Combination

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Soccer drill procedure

The third step makes it more difficult for the defender to stop the player breaking through.


Another group is added, which supports the attacker. The second defender should now not only secure the back field, but also keep an eye on the second defender. The defenders should communicate.


- The pass comes from the other side of the goal
- Allow direct shots

Soccer coach tips

- Demand communication!
- Quick shots on goal!
- Stop the one-on-one when they go over the allotted time
- Play combinations!

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 4 + goalkeeper, additionally, up to 10 + goalkeeper
Maximum group size: 8 + goalkeeper, additionally, up to 15 + goalkeeper
Materials required: 1 ball for every defender, 1 goal, 3 cones or marker plates (see following drills).
Field size: According to group’s ability

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