This is a basic drill to practice the Doubling Back technique

Organisation

  • Divide the players into pairs; one ball per pair
  • Mark out a goal 3m wide; one player of each pair acts as a goalkeeper
  • The second player stands 15m away
  • The goalkeeper strikes the ball low for their partner to double back on to try to score a goal
  • If player stops the ball or takes more than one touch, a score is not counted
  • Count the number of goals scored in a set time
  • Reverse roles and repeat

STEP Variation

Space - To increase the challenge; Increase the distance between the players or reduce the width of the goal