Soccer Defending Drills

Browse the Latest Soccer Defending Drills

2v2 Challenge

Chris Johnson 155,692 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 181,808 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 583,114 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 148,731 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 219,914 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.

4v4 Zone Game

Chris Johnson 143,779 Views Rating 3.98 (84 Reviews)
This 4v4 soccer drill helps players keep possession for a purpose. It also focuses on short and long passing combinations.

Target Players

Chris Johnson 103,514 Views Rating 3.77 (44 Reviews)
This attacking drill focuses on playing the target players from the attacking third of the field.

Great Attacking Skills

Chris Johnson 64,751 Views Rating 3.58 (19 Reviews)
This attacking soccer drill focuses on a number’s up situation and opening up and finding the attacker in a 1v1 situation.

Attacking from the Midfield

Chris Johnson 333,338 Views Rating 4.15 (148 Reviews)
Focuses on building an attack from the midfield, switching the point of attack, and getting forward into the attacking third.

4v3 Attack vs. Defense

Chris Johnson 354,458 Views Rating 4.18 (119 Reviews)
This drill focuses on attackers with a numerical advantage. Attackers must learn how to exploit their advantage and finish with a shot on goal.