Catch Me If You Can

Chris Johnson 206,658 Views Rating 3.48 (25 Reviews)

The soccer dribbling drill is a fun and competitive exercise that focuses on dribbling with speed.

Soccer Drill Diagram: Catch Me If You Can

Soccer Dribbling and Footwork Skills

This soccer dribbling drill will focus on dribbling with speed as the players race to catch the other player.
Drill Setup

  1. Create a 10 X 10-yard grid.
  2. Start a player on two diagonal corners of the grid.
  3. Each of the two players has a ball.
Drill Instructions

  1. As the coach yells, "GO," players must dribble around the outside of the grid in an attempt to catch their partner.
  2. As the coach yells, "STOP," the players must stop the ball.
  3. As the coach yells, "TURN," the players must switch the direction around the grid.
Drill Variations

Add commands such as:

  • "LEFT" to use the left foot only
  • "RIGHT" to use the right foot only
  • "BOTTOM" to use the bottom of the foot only
Drill Coaching Points

  • Close Control
  • Speed with the ball
  • Keep the ball close
  • Sharp touches

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