Soccer Defending Drills

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Diagonal 1v1 Soccer Drill

Chris Johnson 78,944 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 70,591 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 609,013 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 271,436 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 92,667 Views Rating 3.77 (57 Reviews)
The tunnel of death soccer drill focuses on either attacking or defending skills.

2v2 Challenge

Chris Johnson 143,846 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 168,656 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 554,149 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.

2v2 or 1v1 - Get Outta Here

Chris Johnson 127,929 Views Rating 4.18 (33 Reviews)
This drill is a very fast paced1v1 or 2v2 game that focuses on aspects of the small sided game such as dribbling, passing, and scoring.

4V4 With 5 Goals Inside The 18

Chris Johnson 207,859 Views Rating 4.01 (108 Reviews)
This 4v4 drill is one of my favorite soccer finishing drills as it works on every aspect of finishing inside the 18-yard box.