Soccer Drill Demonstration

Description

Groups of six. Position players as shown in the diagram. One server and one attacker on each side of the goal with a single defender to the side of the goal. Repeat in another area for a total of 12 players.

Player 1 passes ball into space in front of player 2. Player 2 one touches and shoots on goal. As soon as player 2 touches the ball, the defender may move to challenge the shot. Repeat the practice in the opposite direction. Rotate positions.

Progression: When player 2 touches the ball, player 1 may move in to challenge the shot from behind.

Coaching points

  • The first touch must enable you to run onto the ball and strike it in one continuous movement.
  • Strike the ball with the laces, low and to the corners.
  • Strike the ball through and around the defender.
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