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Alfred Galustian, head of Coerver Coaching, has worked all over the world, with clubs such as Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, teaching the art of technical ball mastery in 1 v 1 situations.
Galustian designed this drill to help you master the basics with repetition. Introduce it to your training session and you'll be buzzing through tackles just like a player on a computer game.
Stoke City under-15s demonstrated the drills.
Master technique: 1 v 1 change of direction
Master technique: 1 v 1 competition
Master technique: combination plays
Master technique: First touch and finishing
Master technique: Pass and move combinations
Master technique: Ball mastery part one
Master technique: Ball mastery part two
Master technique: Running and passing at speed
Master technique: Speed with the ball