3 vs. 3 with Small Goals Defensive Drill

3 vs 3 with Small Goals

Purpose Players work on defensive fundamentals in a 3-on-3 setting. Setup Mark off two fields that are approximately 15 yards wide by 20 yards long. Put a small goal at each...

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Jockey Drill

Purpose Defenders learn to close out and “jockey” the offensive player backward away from the goal. Setup Mark off two 10-yard squares. Execution Defenders line up at one end,...

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Keep Away Drill

Purpose Players practice making pinpoint passes against defensive pressure. Set Up Two players stand on opposite edges of a circle. One player stands in the middle of the...

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Tackle Drill

Purpose Defenders learn to win the ball from an attacker on a tackle. Set Up Mark off two 10-yard squares. Instructions 1. Coach kicks a ball onto the pitch between the two...

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Attack The Goal Drill

Purpose Defenders learn to stop an attacking offensive player and prevent him or her from scoring. Set Up Create a field that is 20 yards by 20 yards. Divide the team into two...

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