Soccer Defending Drills

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1v1 Attacking to a Full-Size Goal

Chris Johnson 3,132 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
1v1 attacking drill that focuses on beating the defender in a 1v1 situation and finishing on a full-size goal.

Defensive Clearances- Up and Out

Chris Johnson 3,958 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This defensive soccer drill focuses on clearing balls from the back third of the field. Defenders are taught to handle difficult balls while clearing them high and wide.

Circle Rondo Soccer Drill

Chris Johnson 3,613 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This circle rondo soccer drill is a great warm-up drill before a game, or a drill for your practice session.

1v1 Battle - Attacking and Reaction Drill

Chris Johnson 2,074 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This 1v1 soccer battle drill will focus on the attacking and defending aspects of the game.

2v2 Battle - Attacking and Defending Drill

Chris Johnson 2,667 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This 2v2 soccer attacking and defending drill focuses on the attacker's decision to dribble, pass, or shoot. From the defensive side, they must quickly close down the attackers and deny space.

4v2 Soccer

Chris Johnson 2,959 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This 4v2 game will focus on building an attack near the penalty area and getting shots on goal.

1v1 Attacking and Reaction Drill

Chris Johnson 1,879 Views Rating 0 (0 Reviews)
This 1v1 soccer attacking drill focuses on the attacker making quick faints, a change of direction, and a burst of speed while causing the defender to react quickly to the attacker's movements.

6 vs 4 Team Training Numbers

Chris Johnson 107,026 Views Rating 3.47 (19 Reviews)
This 6 vs 4 team training drill focuses on passing and team play. The 6v4 soccer game is great finish to a passing training session.

7v7 Scrimmage

Chris Johnson 103,565 Views Rating 4.4 (5 Reviews)
It's always good to finishing a soccer training session with a 7 vs. 7 scrimmage to focus on team play.

1v1 Diamond Shooting Drill

Chris Johnson 353,110 Views Rating 4.3 (10 Reviews)
Spice up your shooting combination drill by finishing with a 1v1 to goal. Add a fun little twist, and the kids love it.