The emphasis of this drill is on accuracy and weight of one-touch passing.Read More
70% of all goals are scored with one touch so it is important to practice this technique regularly. This is a continuous practice with lots of work for the keeper also.Read More
The following is the introduction to a presentation on Teaching a One-Touch Mentality presented by Wayne Harrison, Founder of Soccer Awareness, at the international 2017 Derbystar Youth and Amateur Trainer Congress.Read More
In this warm-up, players are keeping the ball away from the central player while working on passing and maintaining possession. Use different number of touches (try 2 touches to start). Body position and foot preparation is vital when playing one touch.Read More
Working with three teams (numbers depends on how many players you have, e.g. it can be 4 v 4 + 4 or 5 v 5 + 5 etc). Teams (1) and (2) work together to keep the ball from team (3). If team (3) regains possession the team who gave it away becomes the defenders. The defenders reward is they keep the ball and link with the other team.Read More
Players are generally all very good at playing using many touches; that is; dribbles, turns and running with the ball, that is more technical training / playing.
But often not so good at one touch quick thinking and quick decision making training, that is more skill training / playing.
Hence why we must increasingly do this training with them.Read More