Soccer Defending Drills

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1v1 to Multiple Goals (Dribbling)

Chris Johnson 109,762 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 80,689 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 73,082 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 628,985 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 284,134 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 95,611 Views Rating 3.77 (57 Reviews)
The tunnel of death soccer drill focuses on either attacking or defending skills.

2v2 Challenge

Chris Johnson 148,478 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 173,466 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 564,975 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 135,582 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.