Moving Gauntlet

Purpose This drill will help players keep good control of the ball while being pressured by the opponent. Setup Players should form two lines and face each other stretching...

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Quarter Eagles

Purpose Develops quick hip rotation, explosiveness and balance Setup Start in good athletic position with knees bent and arms out in front of you. Execution Complete a quarter...

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Quick Skips Soccer Conditioning Drill

Quick Skips

Purpose Develops quick muscle response movements. Setup Set up two cones 10 yards apart . Execution Quick skip from one cone to the other, taking short, sharp steps and...

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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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Ball Wins

Purpose This drill helps players learn to dribble with speed. It also teaches the players to keep their heads up so they know who has more balls. Setup Set-up four cones in a...

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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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1 V 1 Race To The Ball

Purpose Players learn to control the ball, beat a defender and hit a solid scoring shot. Set Up Coach divides players into two teams. Teams form two lines at the same...

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