Drill Categories

1 v 1 skills Drills

To come out on top in a 1 v 1 situation, you need to have the confidence, dribbling ability and fast reactions. The one on one drills and videos below...

Defending Drills

As much as attacking and scoring goals is vital if your team cannot defend, it's game over. Improve your defenders' jockeying, positioning a...

Drills

Shadow Defending

category: 1-v-1-skills

Soccer Shadow defending 1 v 1 skills Players are working in pairs. Player 1 dribbles forward and player 2 shadows them, not trying to win the ball bu...

Retreating Defence

category: Defending

Soccer Retreating Defence Defending Objective: Opposed practice developing recovery runs and increase understanding on roles and responsibilities.

Run Out To The Player - 1V1

category: Defending

Football Run out to the player - 1v1 Defending Set up a line of defenders on both sides of your 18 yard box and two lines of attackers roughly in lin...

Advancement Of Full Backs Defending

category: Defending

Soccer Advancement of full backs defending Defending Objective: To defend against a winger or opposite full back overlapping Detail: This practice us...

Sessions

Channelling the opposition

Develop your defenders understanding of how to channel the attackers away from danger areas to slow down attacks and isolate the opposition players.

Unlocked

Creating Space in the Midfield

Develop your players understanding of space and how their movement (or even lack of at times) can create space to play in the midfield.

Unlocked

Working as a Defensive Unit

Drum in the defensive roles and responsibilities of your players and make sure they understand what you want from them in order to win the ball back a...

Unlocked

Answers

Community Drills

Defending in opponents half

2 x 6 min roundsAttacking team tries to get the ball to the half pitchDefending team tries to win the ball and score

1v1 Transition attacking/defending

1v1 Situation where player red will try to score on blue net, after taking the shot (or the blue player cuts the ball) red player defends a...