Can You Do This?

Chris Johnson 84,936 Views Rating 3.92 (13 Reviews)

The Can You Do This? soccer drill focuses on players under 6 years old. It is designed to work on simple body movement, coordination, and balance.

Soccer Drill Diagram: Can You Do This?

Soccer Body Movement, Coordination, and Balance

This is a soccer drill is designed to work on simple body movement, coordination and balance.
Drill Setup

  1. In an unmarked area gather your players without their soccer ball (you can introduce this later in this drill).
  2. The coach should come up with a short list of activities such as skipping, one-legged hops, star jumps, log rolls, summer salts, push-ups, etc.
Drill Instructions

  1. The coach should start by asking the players "I can do [activity] can you?"
  2. The coach should then demonstrate to the players the activity and have the children do the same.
Drill Variations

Introduce the soccer ball and change activities to include the soccer ball such as:

  • dribbling
  • passing and kicking
  • throw-ins
  • punting
Drill Coaching Points

  • Allow Children the ability to explore their body movements.
  • Make it fun for the children!

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