OBJECTIVE:

To turn over the ball from contact.

EQUIPMENT:

Ball.

GROUP SIZE:

2 - 4.

AREA:

5m x 5m.

DRILL EXPLANATION:

  1. 1-on-1 situation in which one player is trying to dispossess the other.
  2. Defender gets under the ball and drives on the player with the ball thus forcing them to drop to the ground. Once the ball is on the ground the standing defender then steps over and secures the ball.

COACHING POINTS:

• Defender has a strong, wide, low stance that will provide a strong base.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSION:

  1. Defender tackles and quickly gets to his/her feet.
  2. Add more support players.

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