Soccer Defending Drills

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4v4 Zone Game

Chris Johnson 132,983 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 99,665 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 60,920 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 306,622 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 331,733 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.

Attacking the End Line Crossing Game

Chris Johnson 169,929 Views Rating 4.01 (82 Reviews)
This attacking soccer drill focuses on attacking from the end line from the flanks and serving a cross in front of the goal.

5v2 Rotating Defenders

Chris Johnson 206,712 Views Rating 4.12 (140 Reviews)
This 5v2 drill will focus on keeping possession by making good passes and good passing decisions, moving to open space, and good communication.

3v2 Flying Changes

Chris Johnson 166,195 Views Rating 4 (100 Reviews)
This 3v2 drill is designed to focus on the three vs two situation, angle of support, passing decisions, and defensive shape.

3v3 Plus 3

Chris Johnson 290,931 Views Rating 4.16 (106 Reviews)
This drill focuses on keeping possession, passing, receiving, movement, and angle of support, and awareness of surrounding players.

4v4 Soccer to a Small Gate

Chris Johnson 188,887 Views Rating 4.24 (75 Reviews)
4v4 in soccer is the smallest game focusing on all aspects of a full sided soccer match.