Drills

Footwork Square Warm Up

category: Goalkeeping

Soccer Footwork Square Warm up Goalkeeping *AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON* Set up a square with cones on the outside of the square. Should be about 20yds by ...

4 V 2

category: Possession

Soccer 4 v 2 Possession A 4 v 2 drill depending on which team has possession. A square box is set up using cones. 2 blue and ... 3 vs 3 Soccer Dril...

The Square Pass

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Soccer The Square Pass Passing and Receiving Three players line up square to each other, 10 metres apart. The passing sequence is 1-2,2-3,3-2 and 2...

Square Ball

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Soccer Square Ball Passing and Receiving Four players stand behind each corner of a cone. Each player takes two touches. The ball is passed in a anti...

Interceptor

category: Possession

Soccer Interceptor Possession 4 Players with one ball can only be outside the square of cones. 1 player is only allowed inside the area. The players ...

Square Drill

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Soccer Square Drill Passing and Receiving The first player passes the ball along the outside of the square, then sprints to the opposite corner. He c...

Pass Around The Corner

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Soccer Pass Around The Corner Passing and Receiving Set up a square roughly 10m x 10m. Have a few players at each corner. A Player (1) from one co...

Square Passing - One Or Two Touch

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Soccer Square Passing - One or Two touch Passing and Receiving Simple passing drill - players pass the ball in an anti-clockwise direction and should...

1 V 1 - 3 Goal Game

category: Defending

Two players line up on opposite sides of a square.

The attacking player dribbles the ball towards the centre before then attempting to stop ...

2 V 1 Overlap Switch

category: Shooting

Two attacking players against one defender.

The player who starts with the ball passes the ball square to the other player. This player runs...

3 Player Combination

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up as shown.

The player in the middle starts with the ball. They play a diagonal ball into space so that the player to the right can run...

3 Player Combination With Defender

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up as shown.

The player in the middle starts with the ball. They play a diagonal ball into space so that the player to the right can run...

3 Player Combination With Defender

category: Shooting

Set up as shown.

The player in the middle starts with the ball. They play a diagonal ball into space so that the player to the right can run...

4 Goal Channelling

category: Defending

6 vs 6 game with 2 Floaters (who can play for whichever team has the ball).

Set up an area the size of one half of the pitch. In each corner ...

4 V 2

category: Conditioned-games

A 4 v 2 drill depending on which team has possession.

A square box is set up using cones. 2 blue and 2 white players are outside this box.

4 V 2

category: Possession

Play 4 v 2 keep-away. Attackers are stationed in the corners of the grid. One ball per group. Repeat in another area for a total of 12 players.

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4 V 2

category: Possession

A 4 v 2 drill depending on which team has possession.

A square box is set up using cones. 2 blue and 2 white players are outside this box.

Attacking Soft Targets

category: Conditioned-games

Create 5 x 5 yard squares in corners of the grid. Play 4 v 4.
The red team has possession of the ball. The object of the game is to play the b...

Attacking Soft Targets

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Create 5 x 5 yard squares in corners of the grid. Play 4 v 4.
The red team has possession of the ball. The object of the game is to play the b...

Box Passing

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Players must use their first touch to play the ball either to the left or the right of their square. As soon as they have done this they must then ...

Box Shooting

category: Shooting


Players line up in 3 groups.

Player 1 from the left of the square moves into the square.
Player 1 from the top of the square plays the b...

Crazy Dribble Relay

category: Dribbling

Four groups are placed at four corners of the square.

The two groups to one side of the square dribble the ball around the square in a clock...

Defensive Unit Work

category: Defending

This drill encourages players to work together in a Defensive unit and is especially relevant for midfield players.

Set up 3 areas in a line:...

Dribble & Pass

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up a square roughly 10m x 10m.

Have a few players at each corner.

In 2 of the corners (diagonal) a player starts with a ball. They ...

Dribble, Pass, Run And Relay

category: Agility

Great for warm ups.

Players dribble through the cones, pass to the waiting player at the end of the cones and then run back to touch the fir...

Fast Hands Warm Up

category: Goalkeeping

  • 4 Goalkeepers working
  • 6yd x 6 yd Square
  • 2 Goalkeepers have a ball each and serve to the goalkeeper opposite simultaneously, tr...

Fish Tank

category: Conditioned-games

Set up a 10 x 10 area fish tank (any shape you see fit - diamond, square, circle, etc) and set up small goals on the outside.

Have 4 players ...

Follow Your Pass

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up a square roughly 10m x 10m.

Have a few players at each corner.

In 2 of the corners (diagonal) a player starts with a ball. They ...

Footwork Movement Drill

category: Goalkeeping

  • Set up a square of cones in front of the goal.
  • Goalkeeper makes distinctive movements around the square towards any of the four cones ...

Footwork Movement Drill

category: Goalkeeping

  • Set up a square of cones in front of the goal.
  • Goalkeeper makes distinctive movements around the square towards any of the four cones ...

Footwork Square Warm Up

category: Goalkeeping

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  • Set up a square with cones on the outside of the square.
  • Should be about 20yds by 20yds.
  • Goalkeep...

Footwork Through The Hoops

category: Goalkeeping

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  • Mark out a square with 4 cones 8yds by 8yds.
  • Goalkeeper starts in the hoop. Then works round cones on the...

Forward And Back Movement

category: Goalkeeping

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  • Set up 4 cones in a square in front of the goal with a 5th cone off to the side of the square.
  • Goalkeeper...

Frogger

category: Dribbling

Section off four 5 x 5 yard squares in the corners of your 20 x 20 yard area. Station 3 players without a ball in each corner area.

Before t...

Get Through The Grid To Cross

category: Crossing-and-Finishing

4 attacking players keep switching the ball (each transfer has to go via both link players).

Only one defender is only allowed to go out and...

Give & Go

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up a square roughly 10m x 10m.

Have a few players at each corner.

A Player (1) from one corner runs anti-clockwise towards Player 2...

Goalkeeping Passing Exercise

category: Goalkeeping

  • 4 Goalkeepers working in a square. 1 main goal and 3 others marked with cones.
  • Goalkeeper 1 plays volley into the Goalkeeper in ...

Goalkeeping Passing Grid

category: Goalkeeping

  • Set up 2 squares beside each ther with a goalkeeper in each square.
  • 2 servers set up opposite each square with a ball each.
  • Go...

Interceptor

category: Possession

4 Players with one ball can only be outside the square of cones. 1 player is only allowed inside the area. The players on the outside have to pass t...

Jailbreak

category: Conditioned-games

One team runs clockwise round the inside of the circle with the other team running anti-clockwise around the outside of the circle (blue cones).

Leave The Ball Behind

category: Dribbling

Set up a square roughly 10m x 10m.

Have a few players at each corner.

In 2 of the corners (diagonal) a player starts with a ball. They ...

Left To Right Pass

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Using a square 5x5m, players in pairs run with the ball along one side and pass the ball from left to right by pulling the ball back and moving the...

Lob The Keeper

category: Shooting

Players pass theball through the square ahead of the player running onto the ball this player then takes a shot from long distance.

Long Ball Relay

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Passing pattern: The ball starts with the player near the corner flag who passes up the line to the next player.

the next player must them p...

Move Defender Laterally And Pass

category: 1-v-1-skills

Move the defender laterally to create space in which to make the pass behind the defender.

Attacker should make the pass through the goals a...

Move Defender Laterally And Pass

category: Defending

Move the defender laterally to create space in which to make the pass behind the defender.

Attacker should make the pass through the goals a...

Movement Related Ssg

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Objective: Developing practice above with team based small sided game.

Detail:

  • Increase area to 50 x 50.
  • Split the players...

Movement To Receive 2

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up as shown with 2 players and 1 ball between the two.

The area should be a 4x4 square, however the shape and size can be modified depend...

One V One Tag

category: Defending

Two players with a ball each stand in a 10x10 square.

Player 1 has 1 minute to tag player 2 as many times as possible on the shoulder. You m...

One V One Tag

category: Dribbling

Two players with a ball each stand in a 10x10 square.

Player 1 has 1 minute to tag player 2 as many times as possible on the shoulder. You m...

Only Square Passes

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Set up a minimum of 4 pairs of cones in a straight line and get players into pairs, with a player from each pair stood behind the starting cones.

Pass And Move

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Setup the practice as shown.

Split the group into two. Player 1 dribbles up to the cone before passing the ball across to player 2. Players ...

Passing Wide To Cross And Finish

category: Crossing-and-Finishing

Set up:

Cone off an area 2 areas: Width 44 yards length 20 yards one above the other. At each side of one area have an extra square of 5 yard...

Right To Left Pass

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Using 4 cones set out in a square 5m x 5m. Players in pairs run alon the length of one side and pass the ball from righ to left on the move to the ot...

Safe House 2

category: 1-v-1-skills

The 4 players inside the blue square must protect the square and stop the ball carriers entering.

To begin with the players inside the squar...

Safe House 2

category: Defending

The 4 players inside the blue square must protect the square and stop the ball carriers entering.

To begin with the players inside the squar...

Safe House

category: Conditioned-games

The 2 players in the square must protect the square and stop the ball carriers to entering the square and turning out of the square. One point is s...

Square Ball 2

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Three players stand behind 1 corner of the grid each. The ball is played to a player on one of the cones.


The ball cannot be passed di...

Square Ball

category: Passing-and-Receiving

Four players stand behind each corner of a cone.

Each player takes two touches.

The ball is passed in a anti-clock wise manner.

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Square Drill

The first player passes the ball along the outside of the square, then sprints to the opposite corner. He can sell the mannequin a dummy on the way...

Square Passing - One or Two touch

Simple passing drill - players pass the ball in an anti-clockwise direction and should try to play either a one touch or second touch pass.

Square to Square

Practice to learn to put the ball in space and fitness.

Put out 2 squares about 1 meter by 1 meter, player with the ball has to pass the ba...

The Diagonal Pass

Players work in pairs, with 1 ball per pair.

The second pair start after 8 seconds after the first pair have started.

When finished p...

The Dog Pound

Players work in the square and they lose a life if:

They are dribbling too slowly, if they dribble outside the square or if they do not stop...

The Triangle with Movement

Aim of the Drill; to pass and have the player of the ball react to the pass and provide support by running to the open space.
Set up a square grid ...

Turn and Pass 2

In groups of minimum of 4.

Set out the 2 goals behind which each team stands.

1 player from one group goes to the centre square of co...

Warm Up Grid

Split your players into two groups.

Half of the group runs around the outside of the square for one minute at 60% pace.

At the same t...

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Community Drills

Autosave 89833824

1 player from opposition square now enteres through gate of other group and acts as a defender to try and win the ballAim for 3 attacking players is t...

Ball Control and Dribble Improvement

Stand in the middle of the square with 4 cones at each corner and perform the given skills.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pPWe8Rjl9U&feature=sha...

Pressure by Position

TIME: 4-5 mins per round until all players have rotated.High intensity Set 4- 10 x 10 rondos with 3 to 4 players a piece within a 50 x 30 area. H...

Find a friend Progression 1

pitch size 25 yards x 20 yards4 target squares 5 yard square in each cornertarget player in each corner - Neutralmiddle players are in teams, bib vs n...

Preseason Session

2 Different Teams passing to own team inside square.Coach calls colour that team runs to outside cones and back.Give certain time for run.continually ...

Ball manipulation

Explain to players at this point exactly what dribbling is. Dribbling is where we keep the ball close to us to prevent the defender stealing it from u...

Pass & Follow - Square

Pass & follow ball to next cone.Start Anticlockwise & change to Clockwise direction.Exercises1. Player 1(P1) pass to near foot (left)of next p...

1v1 - 3 goal game

Two players line up on opposite sides of a square.The attacking player (in yellow) dribbles the ball towards the centre before attempting to stopo the...