Under 12 Soccer Drills, Games, and Exercises

Quality age-specific soccer drills for kids in the U12, Under 12, 12 and Under age group.

7v7 Scrimmage

Chris Johnson 106,036 Views Rating 4.4 (5 Reviews)
It's always good to finishing a soccer training session with a 7 vs. 7 scrimmage to focus on team play.

1v1 Diamond Shooting Drill

Chris Johnson 358,543 Views Rating 4.3 (10 Reviews)
Spice up your shooting combination drill by finishing with a 1v1 to goal. Add a fun little twist, and the kids love it.

Pirates of the Pugg

John Bychok 616,533 Views Rating 4.27 (384 Reviews)
This drill is an excellent drill for younger players ages 8-11 and focuses on dribbling technique in traffic which requires vision and awareness.

4v4 Soccer to a Small Gate

Chris Johnson 192,742 Views Rating 4.24 (75 Reviews)
4v4 in soccer is the smallest game focusing on all aspects of a full sided soccer match.

Four Corners Passing Game

Chris Johnson 660,438 Views Rating 4.2 (284 Reviews)
The Four Corners Soccer Passing Game is a great soccer passing drill to focus on changing the point of the attack, and timing of runs and passes.

1v1 Competition

Chris Johnson 276,149 Views Rating 4.2 (147 Reviews)
This drill is great to focus on 1v1 play. It is flexible and can be used to work on the offensive side or the defensive side.

4v3 Attack vs. Defense

Chris Johnson 334,701 Views Rating 4.18 (119 Reviews)
This drill focuses on attackers with a numerical advantage. Attackers must learn how to exploit their advantage and finish with a shot on goal.

2v2 or 1v1 - Get Outta Here

Chris Johnson 130,786 Views Rating 4.18 (33 Reviews)
This drill is a very fast paced1v1 or 2v2 game that focuses on aspects of the small sided game such as dribbling, passing, and scoring.

Attack vs. Defence Shooting and Defending Drill

Chris Johnson 339,204 Views Rating 4.17 (155 Reviews)
This Attack vs. Defence Shooting and Defending Drill works on both attacking and defending skills.

Split the Defenders Passing Game

Chris Johnson 315,546 Views Rating 4.16 (187 Reviews)
The split the defender passing soccer drill is great for a little more advanced player to focus on passing to split two defenders.