This shadow soccer dribbling drill uses partners who do not attempt to gain possession of the ball but adds extra pressure as they follow the dribbler around and tries to imitate the lead dribblers every move.
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Soccer Shadow Dribbling Drill
The shadow soccer dribbling drill uses partners who do not attempt to steal the ball, but adds extra pressure as they follow the dribbler.
Create a small grid approximately 20X20 yards.
Instruct players to pair up each player with a soccer ball.
The lead dribbler dribbles around inside the grid while the shadow dribbler attempts to mimic the lead dribbler's every move by keeping a good close distance.
Change leaders after a minute.
Drill Coaching Points
lift head, eyes up
control of body movements
use all parts of their feet while dribbling (inside, outside, top, bottom).
change of direction
change of pace
dribble with speed
encourage players to be creative
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
Soccer Drill Titled: Shadow Dribbling Tagged: Soccer Shadow Dribbling Drill Published by: Chris Johnson
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