Soccer Defending Drills

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Guard the Castle

Chris Johnson 321,960 Views Rating 4.07 (134 Reviews)
The Guard the Castle drill is a great small sided game that focuses on passing in numbers up situations This is a fun drill and the kids will love it!

1v1v1 Triangle Game

Chris Johnson 103,786 Views Rating 3.92 (39 Reviews)
The 1v1v1 Triangle Game soccer drill focuses on the attacking in number down situations and will encourage players to dribble to take players on.

3-Minute Shooting Drill

Chris Johnson 141,456 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 131,688 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.

1v1 to Multiple Goals (Dribbling)

Chris Johnson 117,607 Views Rating 4.04 (23 Reviews)
This 1v1 soccer drill is a great drill for focusing on teaching players attacking and defending skills.

Diagonal 1v1 Soccer Drill

Chris Johnson 87,174 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 81,745 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 704,272 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 332,300 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 105,621 Views Rating 3.77 (57 Reviews)
The tunnel of death soccer drill focuses on either attacking or defending skills.