Drills

Change Soccer

category: Conditioned-games

Position 3 players who link arms or hold hands on the goal line. Play 3 v 3 until coach shouts, "Change!" then the chain breaks and ...

1 Vs 2 Attacking A Goal

category: Defending

Two players line up on opposite sides of the grid to each other, with a third player placed between them in goal. Player 1 dribbles the ball around th...

Total Soccer

category: Conditioned-games

Play a game of 3 v 3. Each team elects a goalkeeper that is allowed to use their hands in the defensive area as well as go forward as an outfield play...

Defending The Midfield

category: Defending

Play 2 v 2 in the area furthest from goal and 2 v 3 in the defensive area around the goal. Make 2 small goals on the end line for the defense to play ...

Web Videos

Soccer training - defending drills 1

The simple fact of the game: it is very difficult for the other team to beat you if they can't score. The other reality is that everyone on the team h...

How to play defense in soccer

Playing good defense in soccer is essential to keeping the ball out of your team's goal. Learn how to use good defensive fundamentals properly from a ...

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.