Drill Categories

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 and tactica...


1 V 1 Passing Grid

category: 1-v-1-skills

The Object of this drill is to retain the ball whilst moving it from end to end.

The Setup requires 6 grids and 3 groups of 4 player arranged...

2 Player Crossing Drill

category: Crossing-and-Finishing

Players on the wing run with the ball down the side of the pitch before crossing for an attacker who has ran into the area, usually at the far post...

2 Touch 3'S Passing

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up as shown with 2 cones (the disatance of which between can be modified depending on ability or challenge you want to set your players).


Controlled Lateral Dribble

category: Dribbling

Set up two cones about 2-3 metres apart. Players work individually with a ball each.

Players must face forward at all times while moving the...

Defensive Pressure

category: Defending

Play 3 v 3 in the middle area with goalkeepers stationed in each of the goals. Balls are placed around the field so that as soon as a ball goes out...

Early Cross

category: Crossing-and-Finishing

Set out 5 x 15 yard channels in each corner of the area as shown in the diagram. Station one player in each channel. Play 2 v 2 in central area.

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Community Drills

Skills- Running with the ball

The players work on their level 1 challenge with their parents. Levels:The players have to walk out to a cone and balance the ball on the cone without...