The Ultimate Soccer Drill Library

Welcome to eSoccerDrills.com. We've selected more than 127 simple, fun and effective soccer drills covering every fundamental skill. It's everything you need to engage your kids in practice, improve their skills, and win more games!

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The Dog Pound

Purpose In addition to keeping the ball away from defenders, players also work on stopping the ball at the end line and keeping it from going out of bounds on the

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Invader Drill

Purpose Defenders practice stealing the ball from and then controlling it against multiple attackers. Drill Setup Create two adjacent 20 yard squares. Invaders try to steal the ball and score points for their team. How

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Layup Drill

Purpose Players practice shooting on goal off the dribble. Drill Setup Players form two lines – one on each side of the goal similar to a layup basketball drill. Players dribble in and take

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Control The Volley

Purpose Players learn how volley control plays a role in both individual and team effort to maintain possession of the ball. Drill Setup Arrange your players into groups of three players

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Win The Ball Drill

Purpose This drill stresses getting to the ball fast, controlling it and then shooting with good technique. Drill Setup Players form two lines one on each side of coach about 20 yards from

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Circle Drill

Purpose This is a great possession drill that can be done anywhere as long as there’s a ball. Drill Setup Organize the players into groups of six players and have them form a

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Star Wars Drill

Purpose This is a fun drill that helps players improve conditioning while also working on their passing and ball awareness skills. Drill Setup Mark off a 10 yard by 20 yard grid. Players try

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Half Back Attack

Purpose Players may need to use their head, knee, or shoulder to redirect the cross pass with one touch into the net. Drill Setup Divide your team into three lines. Line #1

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Breakaway Soccer Shooting Drill

Breakaway Drill

Purpose Players learn to keep control of the ball and get a good shot on goal in a breakaway situation. Drill Setup Have players form two lines at midfield or about 20 to

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