Flighted Balls in the 18
This soccer drill is designed to focus on chipping, trapping and shooting inside the 18. If you need your team to feel more comfortable inside the penalty box, you have to practice there.
Soccer Shooting, Attacking, and Crossing Drill
This soccer drill is designed to focus on chipping, trapping and shooting inside the 18 to feel more comfortable inside the penalty box.
- Divide the team into 3 equal lines.
- Group A is on one corner of the penalty box near the end line with an ample supply of soccer balls.
- Group B is on the other corner of the penalty box near the end line.
- Group C is at the top of the penalty box the semi-circle.
- A goalkeeper in the goal.
- The first player from Group A serves a flighted ball across the face of the goal to Group B.
- The first player from Group B takes the ball out of the air with a good control touch and passes the ball to Group C.
- Group C then takes a shot on goal.
- The players should rotate A, B then C.
- Restrict the number of touches (one-touch)
- Focus on quality of flighted balls, control touches and shots.
- Players should learn to be more comfortable in front of the goal and focus on finishing the ball.
- Disc Cones - Mini or Full-Size Disc Cones are a critical piece of equipment that every soccer coach must have in your equipment bag.
- Scrimmage Pinnies/Vests - Scrimmage vests, also called bibs or pinnies, are also another must-have in your soccer coaching equipment bag.
- Soccer Practice or Training Balls - Every player should have a soccer balls at practice to have a successful training session.
- Full Size Goal - Full Size Goal