Soccer Drill Demonstration


Group in pairs. One ball per pair. Position one player on each side of an imaginary line made by the discs. Repeat in 5 other areas for a total of 12 players.

One player starts with the ball. Neither player is allowed to cross the imaginary line. The player in possession of the ball attempts to dribble to either of the discs before the defender touches the very same disc. Repeat practice with the other player in possession. To encourage feints, try doing the practice first without a ball, then with.

Coaching points

  • Close Control.
  • Head up whenever possible.
  • Change of pace in change of direction.
  • Encourage feints and dummies.


Use a feint, dummy or a trick to deceive the opponent in aiding you to get to the disc first.

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