Football Drill Demonstration


Objective: To get a basic understanding of heading the ball.


  • Players work in pairs to begin with, so 8 x 2.
  • I player acts as a server, whilst the other player heads the ball back.
  • To progress, players head the ball to their partner and run around them and back to original position.

Coaching points

  • Eyes open and mouth closed.
  • Make contact with the forehead.
  • Arms out to balance when jumping.
  • Arch the back and follow through.

Drill tags: football, header, heading, soccer

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