One on One

  • Organisation

    The goalkeeper trainer/outfield player positions himself with the ball about 16-22 meters away from the goal. The goalkeeper is in goal.
  • Process

    The goalkeeper trainer/outfield player dribbles the ball towards the goalkeeper and tries to outplay him. The goalkeeper must try to prevent a goal and take the ball by skilfully defending the goal. Resource: 1 field goal
  • Tip

    The goalkeeper trainer/outfield players should vary his dribbling and speed as often as possible. This means that he dribbles the ball at different speeds and uses different tricks such as scissor, goal tricks etc. Goalkeeper tasks: - Stay upright for as long as possible, arms spread out and feet shoulder-width apart. - Reduce the angle for the goalkeeper trainer by quickly coming off your line. Reduce speed or stand still about 2-3 meters in front of the goalkeeper and move softly on the balls of your feet. - Don’t spread legs too far apart - The aim is to push the trainer/player wide or to take the ball in the moment that it moves too far from the player’s feet.
  • Field size

    25 x 25 Meter


Feinting/trick dribbling, Running technique with/without ball, Ballskill (Touch on the ball), Trapping, Dribbling

Shot technique/shooting [Laces, Outside of the foot, Inside of the foot]


Positional play

Defensive/Offensive play [One on one]


Speed of movement with ball, Speed of movement off the ball

Strength [Strength endurance, Power & Speed, Leaping strength]


Quick processing, Quickness of reaction, Quick understanding of danger, Quick anticipation, Flexibility, Quick decisioning

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 13, Under 12, Under 11, Under 10, Under 09, Under 8, U 07 (6-7 years)]


15 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [2 players, 3 players, 4 players]

Form of Training:

Group training, Team training, Individual training, Goalkeeper training, Individual training

Participating Players:

Whole team


5 goalies


Alone training, Groups, Goalkeeper behaviors, Alone training

Skill Level:

Advanced, Professional, Beginner

Spatial Behavior:

Penalty box

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Forest/meadow, Asphalt, Turf field

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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