Football Drill Demonstration


Objective: Application of running with the ball in a small sided game format.


  • Use a box - box area on a pitch or set up 50 x 70 (older players).
  • Split up the players into 6 v 2 in 2 end zones.
  • Players in group 1 run with the ball to group 2 across the central zone.
  • 2 defenders enter the zones once the ball and players have arrived.

Coaching points

  • Positive first touch out of your feet into central zone.
  • Head up and awareness once into opposite end zone.
  • Use laces to run with the ball.
  • Maximise running speed when running through central zone.
  • High intensity running.

Drill tags: close control, control, dribbling, football, running with the ball, soccer

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