This 1v1 drill focuses on a passing combination with movement off the ball and finishes with a one vs. one to goal. If players miss they become the keeper and the game continues. Players love the fun, competitive twist of being able to make a player become a goalkeeper.
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1v1 Shooting Drill
Spice up your shooting combination drill by finishing with a 1v1 to goal. Add a fun little twist, and the kids love it.
Set cones in the shape of a diamond about 20 yards from goal. Each cone about 12 yards apart. Adjust the size based on the age and skill level of your players.
Instruct one player to start at cone 2, 3, and 4. The remaining players form a line behind cone 1.
Instruct one player to start in the goal (not necessarily the goalkeeper as this will change).
A supply of balls should be placed near cone 1.
Player 1 starts with the ball and passes to player 2. Player 1 follows the pass and moves to player 2's place.
Player 2 passes to player 3 and moves into quickly moves into defensive position.
Player 3 passes to player 4 and takes 4's place.
Player 4 receives the ball and immediately takes on player 2 in 1v1 battle to goal.
If player 4 doesn't score in the 1 vs 1, player 4 becomes the keeper. If player 4 scores, keeper remains.
If players are struggling with the one vs. one play and not many shots are being taken, reduce the role of the defensive player to 50%. If players still struggle to score or get shots off, remove the defensive player.
Drill Coaching Points
Good passing combination
Quick Movement off the ball
Good defensive posture and positioning
Shooter beats the defender with speed and gets a shot on target.
Full Size Goal
9 Years Old and Under
10 Years Old and Under
12 Years Old and Under
13 Years Old and Under
14 Years Old and Under
15 Years Old and Under
16 Years Old and Under
Soccer Drill Focus
Dribbling - Soccer Dribbling Drills
Passing - Soccer Passing Drills
Defending - Soccer Defending Drills
Attacking - Soccer Attacking Drills
Shooting - Soccer Shooting Drills
Goalkeeping - Soccer Goalkeeping Drills
Warm-up - Soccer Warm-up Drills
FUN - FUN SOCCER DRILLS
Soccer Drill Titled: 1v1 Diamond Shooting Drill Tagged: 1v1 Shooting Drill Published by: Chris Johnson
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