5v5 Dribbling Game

This 5v5 soccer dribbling game is more of a realistic setting to help focus on improving dribbling skills. Because of a large number of players, players are forced to make decisions to dribble, pass, or shoot.

Soccer Drill Diagram: 5v5 Dribbling Game

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5v5 Soccer Dribbling Practice Game

This 5v5 soccer dribbling game is more of a realistic setting to help focus on improving dribbling skills.


Drill Setup
  1. Create a grid that is 30X40 yards.
  2. Divide the players into two teams of 5 field players and 1 goalkeeper.
  3. Create a goal on each goal line, or use two Pugg Goals on each end line.
Drill Instructions
  1. Players play a 5v5 game with the restriction that the attacking player with the ball must first beat a defender before he can pass or shoot.
  2. This restriction will encourage attackers to dribble and take on defenders.

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Drill Variations
  • Remove all of the restrictions and play a standard 5v5 game.
Drill Coaching Points
  • Encourage players to take on defenders.
  • Remind players to make a good approach, change direction and change pace.
  • Players must make decisions to dribble, pass or shoot.

 

Equipment
  • Disc Cones
  • Pinnies
  • Soccer Balls
  • Full Size Goal
Drill Ages
  • 9 Years Old and Under
  • 10 Years Old and Under
  • 11 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
  • 17 +
Soccer Drill Focus
  • Dribbling - Soccer Dribbling Drills
  • Passing - Soccer Passing Drills
  • Attacking - Soccer Attacking Drills
  • Shooting - Soccer Shooting Drills
Soccer Drill Titled: 5v5 Dribbling Game
Tagged: 5v5 Soccer Dribbling Practice Game
Published by: Chris Johnson
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