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Now more than never is the time for your players to work on dribbling and avoiding the contact with your opponent. We have gathered three simple yet effective exercises to work for yourself or with your players. Unleash all your players' skilfulness. Share these drills with your players and have them practice in a contactless context.

The CR7 Chop

Cristiano Ronaldo needs no introduction. He just became the highest goal scorer of all time, beating Pele's record with 758 goals.Cristiano was very much known for an amazing skilled player back in his Sporting and Manchester United days. However, he learned how to become more efficient and a goal scoring machine when he moved to Madrid.Nevertheless, one move remained over time and still is Cristiano's signature move: The Ronaldo Chop. Beautiful gesture that requires coordination and can be tremendous if done properly with speed. Learn how to do it with coachbetter.

Drill Flow

  1. For an execution with your right foot, start dribbling slightly to your right side with pace.
  2. Once you have the right speed, initiate the CR7-Chop with a small jump.
  3. With your feet in the air, place the ball (with the inside of your playing foot) behind your standing leg.
  4. Your standing leg swings forward so that it is not in the way of the ball.
  5. As soon as the ball has left the foot, you quickly follow the same direction and continue to dribble.

The Robinho Move

Difficult to forget all the amazing skilful players that Brazil has gifted to the football world: Romario, Bebeto, Garrincha, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Neymar, Coutinho, Robinho and many more.Sending opponents to the ground, they never fail to impress and to please the public thanks to their technique. Robinho didn't have the easiest of the trajectory, shining in Santos but never the goal scorer he could be in either Madrid, City or Milan. He finishes his career jumping from one club to another, country to country, always with the same dribbles that made him famous.Learn how to unbalance your opponent thanks to your leg speed and body movement. These movements are easy to work on and can be deadly applied in the game.

Drill Flow

  1. For an execution with your right foot, start dribbling slightly to your right side with pace.
  2. Once you have the right speed, initiate the CR7-Chop with a small jump.
  3. With your feet in the air, place the ball (with the inside of your playing foot) behind your standing leg.
  4. Your standing leg swings forward so that it is not in the way of the ball.
  5. As soon as the ball has left the foot, you quickly follow the same direction and continue to dribble

The Thiago half turn:

Thiago Alcantara is a beautiful midfielder to watch. The kind of players that can beat their opponent with a one touch control. Body languages is always good, always rightly turned facing the game. Learn how to do this skill move with coachbetter.

Drill Flow

  1. Dribble with your strong foot slightly to the left.
  2. To initiate the skill move, while dribbling step on the ball with your dribble foot.
  3. With a little hop around your own axis, you land with your standing leg at an angle in front of the ball.
  4. At the same time, you pull the ball with your right foot, which already controls the ball forward. Follow the ball quickly.

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