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3-Minute Shooting Drill

Chris Johnson 122,712 Views Rating 3.76 (33 Reviews)
This soccer drill allows the coach to focus on shooting, goalkeeping and clearing balls from the back.

Transition Drill

Chris Johnson 108,639 Views Rating 4.06 (36 Reviews)
This dynamic soccer game will allow you to focus on the transition from offense to defense. Soccer Transitional Drill.

Diagonal 1v1 Soccer Drill

Chris Johnson 78,323 Views Rating 3.83 (29 Reviews)
This 1v1 soccer drill is great to focus on 1v1 play whether it's on the offensive or the defensive side.

Pressure/Cover Tactical Defending Soccer Game

Chris Johnson 69,777 Views Rating 3.84 (25 Reviews)
The focus of this soccer game is to teach players recognize the first defender and second defenders.

Pirates of the Pugg

John Bychok 602,854 Views Rating 4.27 (384 Reviews)
This drill is an excellent drill for younger players ages 8-11 and focuses on dribbling technique in traffic which requires vision and awareness.

1v1 Competition

Chris Johnson 267,271 Views Rating 4.2 (147 Reviews)
This drill is great to focus on 1v1 play. It is flexible and can be used to work on the offensive side or the defensive side.

Tunnel of Death

Chris Johnson 91,875 Views Rating 3.77 (57 Reviews)
The tunnel of death soccer drill focuses on either attacking or defending skills.

2v2 Challenge

Chris Johnson 142,595 Views Rating 4.13 (88 Reviews)
This soccer drill focuses on putting players in 2v2 situations while attacking the goal.

4v4 Playing Wide Out of the Back

Chris Johnson 167,169 Views Rating 4.07 (91 Reviews)
This drill is designed to get players to play balls wide when playing from the defensive third of the field.

The Numbers Game

Chris Johnson 550,764 Views Rating 4.13 (293 Reviews)
This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on 1v1 situations for younger players and works dribbling, shooting, shielding, turning and beating an opponent.