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 ...

Run Out To The Player - 1V1

category: Defending

Soccer 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...

Defensive Pressure

category: Defending

Soccer Defensive Pressure Defending Play 3 v 3 in the middle area with goalkeepers stationed in each of the goals. Balls are placed around the fiel...

Retreating Defence

category: Defending

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

6 Vs 2 Invasion Game

category: Defending

Soccer 6 vs 2 Invasion Game Defending High Intensity drill This a 6 vs 2 invasion game. Mark out three areas in a line (each box 15m x 25m) using c...

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...

Web Videos

Sessions

Defending the Long Ball

Don't let route one football be the downfall of your defence! Use this plan to practice how to move and defend against the ball over the top.

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Defending for U9s and Below

Teach young players the basics of defending - using games to teach correct body position and pressing the ball to make sure they have fun as they lear...

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Attacking with an Extra Man

Create an overload in attack by providing support to attack with an extra man. Use this session to help your forwards plus develop your defenders defe...

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Defending in & around the penalty area

Nail down the roles and responsibilities of defending in and around the box to be able to maintain structure making your team hard to break down.

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Answers

Community Drills

Autosave 84595346

passing and dribbling- In pairs of two pass between each other- Find space- Progression change size of the shape to make it harder - Add a defend...

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...

Continuous 2v2

Have teams of two with different color bibs. One team attacks to a goal and try to score. If they score they take a new ball and try to score to the o...