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Catch Me If You Can

Chris Johnson 163,446 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. When the coach yells "GO", the players must dribble around the outside of the grid in an attempt to catch their partner.
  2. When the coach yells "STOP", the players must stop the ball.
  3. When 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
Equipment

  • Disc Cones
  • Soccer Balls
Drill Ages

  • 4 Years Old and Under
  • 5 Years Old and Under
  • 6 Years Old and Under
  • 7 Years Old and Under
  • 8 Years Old and Under
  • 9 Years Old and Under
  • 10 Years Old and Under
  • 11 Years Old and Under
  • 12 Years Old and Under
Soccer Drill Focus

  • Dribbling - Soccer Dribbling Drills
  • Fitness - Soccer Fitness Drills
  • Warm-up - Soccer Warm-up Drills
  • FUN - FUN SOCCER DRILLS

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