Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): 1v1 turning

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Am-Club: Harrison Youth Soccer Club

Jorge Hernandez

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Jorge Hernandez
Name: Jorge Hernandez
City: Mount Kisco
Country: United States of America
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 turning

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 1v1 turning
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1v1 turning


  • set up a 10x10 square
  • 4 different gates in each edge marked by 2 colors
  • 2 teams in different colors


1. attackers will be placed one corner of the square

2. defenders in the opposite corner

3. attacking player must avoid being tagged and penetrate to gates assigned by coach

4. defender will get a point by tagging the attacker 

5. introduce ball and attacker must now penetrate through gate with a dribble

6. switch roles after a couple of rounds. 

Coaching Points

-head up to identify incoming pressure

-unbalance defender by changing direction

-exaggeration of body movements 

-knee over toe/drop shoulder to feint

-never stop in front of defender 

-accelerate after beating defender 

-speed of play 


-player only has 8 seconds to penetrate 

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