This soccer dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 players. This drill focuses on dribbling and keeping close control for quick instructions. This is a fun soccer drill that also works on listening skills for the younger player.
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Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill
This soccer dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 players. This drill focuses on dribbling and keeping close control for quick instructions.
Create a 20X30 grid with cones.
Position the players inside the grid.
Each player with a ball.
Play Simon Says with the team as the players dribble in the grid.
If a player does something they are not supposed to, issue them a GOTCHA.
See who gets the least number of gotchas.
Examples of commands could be: Change direction, stop the ball, stop the ball and put your belly on the ball, etc.
Also, try to throw in a trick or two like kick the ball as far away as you can.
With ball in hand
Drill Coaching Points
Have players do actions like clapping in between their legs and skipping to increase body awareness.
Focus on dribbling skills and keeping the ball close and under control.
Focus on players listening skills.
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
Soccer Drill Focus
Dribbling - Soccer Dribbling Drills
Warm-up - Soccer Warm-up Drills
FUN - FUN SOCCER DRILLS
Soccer Drill Titled: Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill Tagged: Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill Published by: Chris Johnson
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