Two-Goal Soccer Shooting Training Session

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This soccer shooting training session focuses on receiving a ground pass and shooting followed up with receiving a long ball and shooting on target.

Soccer Drill Diagram: Two-Goal Soccer Shooting Training Session

Soccer Shooting Training Session

This soccer shooting training session focuses on receiving a ground pass and shooting followed up with receiving a long ball and shooting on target.
Drill Setup

  1. Set a full-size portable goal approximately 35-40 yards from the primary goal.
  2. Assign a keeper in each of the goals. 
  3. Create 4 8x8 grids in a square pattern as shown in the diagram.
  4. Assign two servers on the left side of the goals with a collection of soccer balls.
  5. Split the remaining players into two lines that start along the sidelines.
  6. See the diagram for field setup and layout.
Drill Instructions

  1. The first player in line 1 sprints into grid 2 towards grid 1.
  2. Server 2 plays a ball into grid 1 as the player approaches they should have a touch (if needed) and shoot on goal 1.
  3. After the shot, the player sprints through the end of grid 1 and sprints towards the center of the area.
  4. Server 1 plays a ball into the approaching runner and the shooter has a shot on goal 2.
  5. After the shot, the first player in line 2 sprints into grid 4 and into grid 3.
  6. Server 2 plays a ball into grid 3 as the player approaches.
  7. This player shoots on goal 2, and sprints to the end of grid 3, and moves to the center of the area.
  8. Server 2 plays a ball into the approaching runner and the shooter takes a shot on goal 1.
Drill Variations

  • Switch the side of the goals the servers start.
  • Switch servers after 10 or so serves.
Drill Coaching Points

  • Good movement off of the ball.
  • Body position squared up to the goal and ready for the shot.
  • A good shot on goal.
  • Goals, goals, and more goals.

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