The Scissors

THE SCISSORS

Real Madrid left-back Marcelo loves using the 1 v 1 Scissors feint move to create space to the left or right of an opponent who’s either in front or behind him! You can learn how to do it below...

BUST IT OUT IN ATTACKING AREAS!

The Samba star does it when he’s heading towards goal on the counter-attack to create space to shoot, run or play a killer pass!

BALL MASTERY – DOUBLE OUTSIDE CUT SCISSORS & SIDE STEP
 

  1. Tap the ball twice to your right with the outside of your right foot and step around the ball with the outside of the same foot (Scissor).

  2. Tap the ball twice to your left with the outside of your left foot and step behind the ball with the outside of the same foot (Side Step).

  3. Repeat the sequence, start slowly and gradually speed up making sure to have eyes-up while on the move.

    Also try using a left foot Scissor and right foot Side Step.

1 V 1 MIRROR MOVES – THE SCISSORS
 

  1. Step around the front of the ball with the outside of your foot and dip your shoulder.

  2. As your foot touches the ground, use the outside of the opposite foot to push the ball away.

  3. Now accelerate away in the opposite direction.

1 V 1 MIRROR MOVES – SCISSORS SIDE STEP
 

  1. Step around the front of the ball with the outside of your foot and dip your shoulder.

  2. As your foot touches the ground, step behind the ball with the outside of the opposite foot.

  3. Now push the ball away in the opposite direction with the outside of your closest foot, accelerate away.