Soccer Defending Drills

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7v7 Scrimmage

Chris Johnson 127,482 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 411,651 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.

Clean Your Room

Chris Johnson 350,710 Views Rating 3.89 (122 Reviews)
The clean your room soccer defending and dribbling drill is a fun game for younger players.

3v1 Rotating Defenders

Chris Johnson 398,858 Views Rating 3.76 (205 Reviews)
This 3v1 game will focus on passing, decision making, movement on and off the ball as well as improve communication.

2v2 Quick Attacking Soccer Drill

Chris Johnson 379,233 Views Rating 3.69 (165 Reviews)
This 2v2 soccer drill is a great game to work on quick attacking and defending skills.

Triangle Goal Game

Chris Johnson 384,102 Views Rating 3.98 (183 Reviews)
The Triangle Goal Soccer Game will focus on all aspects of the game such as passing, moving, and finishing.

1v1 Defending the Dribble with Teammate

Chris Johnson 216,157 Views Rating 3.8 (120 Reviews)
The purpose of this drill is to isolate the defender to focus on the first defender and defending the dribble while working with a teammate.

1v1 Dribble Attack with Shot

Chris Johnson 207,692 Views Rating 3.92 (130 Reviews)
This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on dribbling to beat a defender and finishing with a shot and can also be used to focus on defensive players.

1v1 Defending the Dribble

Chris Johnson 244,402 Views Rating 3.81 (108 Reviews)
1v1 soccer defending drill to isolate the defender to focus on the first defender and defending the dribble.

Teaching 1st Defender without Opposition

Chris Johnson 139,811 Views Rating 3.76 (71 Reviews)
This soccer defending drill is excellent for teaching young players how to defend when they are the closest player to the opponent with the ball.