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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Z Turns

Purpose This is a drill that will teach players to gain control of the ball and maintain it while changing directions. Drill Setup You will need to set up a cone

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4 Corner Shooting Drill

Purpose Players work on gaining control of the ball and shooting it accurately into a defended goal. Drill Setup Mark off a field that is approximately 20 yards wide by 25 yards long.

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Dribble Direction Soccer Possession Drill

Dribble Direction

Purpose Players will learn to follow the coach and dribble the ball while staying aware of what's going on around them. Drill Setup On one half of the field, line-up the

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Chase The Ball

Purpose Chasing after a loose ball and then transitioning to offense and defense is key in soccer. The purpose of this drill is to help with that offensive and defensive transition.

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Passing Race

Purpose This is fun relay race that allows players to practice their passing. Drill Setup Divide the players into two teams of eight. Divide half the soccer field in half. Place one team

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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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