A training partner, a ball, a field and some cones or small objects to use as cones.

All defenders and defensive orientated midfielders.

As a defender being able to push forward and handle the ball coming towards you, is a great tool to practice. In this drill we practice both the timing and technique of this. Defenders when marking a direct opponent, should be able to know when to push forward and get in front of the attacker to intercept or clear the ball.

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