This intermediate drill to practice the Solo technique challenge the peripheral vision of the players

Organisation

  • Mark out a grid using cones as shown
  • Place a further cone in the centre of the grid
  • Divide the players into groups of 3; one ball per group
  • Each group of 3 line up at a corner cone
  • The first player in each group solos with the ball in an anti-clockwise direction around the next cone, then the centre cone, and back to their corner
  • Each player in turn repeats the drill
  • The players must be aware of each other’s movements as they round the centre cone

STEP Variation

Task – Allow the players to attempt to knock the ball from the other players as they round the centre cone