Players will be practicing ball control in a confined area which will help them develop the need skills for individual ball possession.

Drill Setup

  • Set four cones up in a square that is about 10 yards by 10 yards. Three players will start outside of the square.
  • Each player needs a ball.
You're It Soccer Possession Drill

How it Works

  1. The coach will call out one of the player’s names and that player will be “it”.
  2. All three players will step inside the square.
  3. The two players who aren’t it will try to kick their balls into the ball of the player who is
  4. After 1 minute the players come out of the square and a new player is it.
  5. You can set-up multiple squares and have multiple groups go at the same time.

Coaching Tips

  • This drill teaches players to keep control of the ball for a designated amount of time and to shield the ball from the opponents.