Soccer Defending Drills

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1v1 Dribble Attack with Shot

Chris Johnson 209,049 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 246,374 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 140,746 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.

Circle Keep-Away Passing Game

Chris Johnson 260,141 Views Rating 4.08 (119 Reviews)
This keep-away game is a fun passing exercise for younger players that focuses on the passing game while playing keep away.

World Cup Soccer Drill

Chris Johnson 386,402 Views Rating 4.12 (230 Reviews)
The World Cup Soccer Drill is a great shooting game for kids of all ages. The World Cup Soccer game is a great drill to work on game-like situations while numbers down.

4v4 + Target Players with 2 Goals

Chris Johnson 155,165 Views Rating 4 (85 Reviews)
This is a great 4v4 soccer game that teaches players to play into their target player. This adds a more realistic twist to the normal 4 on 4 soccer game.

2v2+1 (2 vs. 2 plus target attacker)

Chris Johnson 118,507 Views Rating 4 (38 Reviews)
This 2v2+1 soccer drill is a great situational game that allows you to focus on number’s up attacking situations or number’s down defending situations.

Defensive Speed Course

Chris Johnson 128,788 Views Rating 3.8 (50 Reviews)
The Defensive Speed Cource fitness drill is designed to improve defensive speed and quickness in front of the goal.

1v1, 1v2, 2v2 - 4 goal game

Chris Johnson 112,481 Views Rating 3.92 (39 Reviews)
This 1v1, 1v2, 2v2 - 4 goal game soccer drill puts soccer players in 1v1 and 2v2 situations with multiple goals.

Lane Spacing and Separation Soccer Game

Chris Johnson 227,318 Views Rating 3.94 (77 Reviews)
This soccer game uses lanes to divide the soccer field into three equal areas to teach spacing and separation to young soccer players.