This series, from Northamptonshire FA partner Discount Football Kits, focuses on 1-v-1 drills that incorporate a range of skill-based attacking and defending scenarios for players to improve their awareness, confidence and ability.
Touch & Go
In this particular drill, both players begin on the goal line with one player possessing the ball and the other positioned directly behind them. As soon as the attacker touches the ball, the game becomes live. It’s up to each player to try to score in their designated goal. This drill tests reactions, body positioning and composure. Follow for the latest 1-v-1 drills!
Louis Lancaster is an English professional football coach who holds the highest coaching qualifications in the UEFA Pro and Elite Level licences. Born in Barking, England, Lancaster’s previous management experience comprises coaching roles at a number of high-profile clubs including Arsenal WFC, Brentford FC, Portsmouth FC, Watford FC and Shanghai Shenxin FC.
In 2011, Louis was selected as one of 16 coaches from the past decade to participate in the inaugural FA Elite Coaches Award. He currently serves as Assistant Manager of the Chinese Taipei national team in Taiwan.
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