Soccer Warm up Drills

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Shooting Agility Drill

This soccer shooting drill will focus on passing combination along with agility. This drill is an excellent pre-game warmup for passing and shooting.


1v1 Diamond Shooting Drill

This 1v1 drill focuses on a passing combination with movement off the ball and finishes with a one vs. one to goal. If players miss they become the keeper and the game continues. Players love the fun, competitive twist of being able to make a player become a goalkeeper.


Alien Tag Soccer Game

This is a fun game for 2 through 4-year-olds. This will focus on agility, vision, and awareness, but best of all, it's fun.


Clean Your Room

This soccer game is a great drill for U5 through U8 players. The clean your room soccer drill will focus on dribbling under pressure while also working on defensive pressure as an individual or a small group.


Combination Shooting Drills

This shooting drill focuses on combination play and building up for a shot on goal. There are multiple combination ideas to make the shooting drill more difficult progressively.



Triangle Combination Passing Drill

This passing drill focuses on combination play in a small area. You can concentrate on the pace of the pass, angle of the pass, the weight of the pass, timing of the runs before and after the pass, one-two’s, and movement.


Line Passing Overlap Warm-up

This passing and overlapping warm-up soccer drill will help perfect the introduction of overlapping runs, playing off the pass, as well as teamwork through communication.


Line Passing Combination Warm-up

This combination passing drill is designed to work on combination play while advancing up the field. This passing drill focuses on the timing of passes, runs, combination play, and will be a great warm-up to passing practices.


Three Person Passing Combination

This passing combination drill that involves three players at a time. The combination sequence that will help perfect passing, combination play, movement off the ball, and will help improve player’s fitness level.


Circle Passing Overlap Combination

The circle passing overlap combination drill will focus on passing, combination play, overlapping, playing with speed, and playing to feet. This combination drill is an excellent passing warm-up drill that can be a great start to a passing practice that incorporates overlapping.

Top Rated Soccer Warm up Drills


Alien Tag Soccer Game

This is a fun game for 2 through 4-year-olds. This will focus on agility, vision, and awareness, but best of all, it's fun.


Ouch!

A FUN soccer drill for younger players (U6, U7, and U8) to introduce dribbling, looking up and correctly striking the ball at a target. And best of all, it's a fun soccer game for the players and coach!


3v3 Plus 3

This drill focuses on keeping possession. Passing, receiving, movement, and angle of support can be singled out. Causes players to look up and be aware of the surrounding players.


1v1 50/50 to Goal Team Competition

This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on soccer fitness, scoring goals, shooting, goalkeeping, and winning 50-50 balls. This is a fun soccer drill for the younger soccer player.


The Flag Game - Dribbling in Tight Spaces

This soccer drill is designed to focus on young soccer players learning to dribble in tight spaces. This will help young players keep their eyes up and to become aware of their surroundings. This soccer drill also helps players keep close possession while dribbling.



Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill

This soccer dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 players. This drill focuses on dribbling and keeping close control for quick instructions. This is a fun soccer drill that also works on listening skills for the younger player.


Angle of Support Possession Drill

This soccer passing drill is a great drill for teaching young players angle of support and spacing.


The Greeting Game

This soccer drill is specifically designed for younger players (U-6 and U-8). This drill will get the players moving, greeting each other, and a building block to introduce dribbling. Good for Camp activities for the younger players.


Speed of Play Warm-up

This soccer drill is a great warm-up to sessions relating to speed of play. Players must have a good grasp of basic passing and receiving skills to successfully execute this soccer drill.


Extreme Tag

This is a fun soccer drill that focuses on young soccer players dribbling skills and aids in player awareness. It is a great drill that causes players to change directions quickly to find space and avoid being tagged. This game is bit harder than Soccer Tag.

Most Viewed Soccer Warm up Drills


Ouch!

A FUN soccer drill for younger players (U6, U7, and U8) to introduce dribbling, looking up and correctly striking the ball at a target. And best of all, it's a fun soccer game for the players and coach!


1v1 50/50 to Goal Team Competition

This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on soccer fitness, scoring goals, shooting, goalkeeping, and winning 50-50 balls. This is a fun soccer drill for the younger soccer player.


Angle of Support Possession Drill

This soccer passing drill is a great drill for teaching young players angle of support and spacing.


3v1 Rotating Defenders

This 3v1 game will focus on keeping possession in a tight space. Work on passing, decision making, movement on and off the ball as well as improve communication.


Combination Shooting Drills

This shooting drill focuses on combination play and building up for a shot on goal. There are multiple combination ideas to make the shooting drill more difficult progressively.



Triangle Goal Game

The Triangle Goal Soccer Game will focus on all aspects of the game such as passing, moving, and finishing. The players will have to work together as a team to quickly off-balance the defender and catch the goalkeeper off guard.


Pirate Treasure Dribbling Game

This soccer dribbling game is designed for young players ages 3-8. The Pirate Treasure Dribbling Game will focus on young players dribbling skills and is great fun for the kids.


Guard the Castle

This 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!


3v3 Plus 3

This drill focuses on keeping possession. Passing, receiving, movement, and angle of support can be singled out. Causes players to look up and be aware of the surrounding players.


Coach's Revenge

This drill is designed to be a fun soccer drill. It will focus a bit on young player’s agility while dodging balls kicked at them, and is a great ice breaker or a fun warm-up game at the beginning of practice.

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Ouch!

A FUN soccer drill for younger players (U6, U7, and U8) to introduce dribbling, looking up and correctly striking the ball at a target. And best of all, it's a fun soccer game for the players and coach!


1v1 50/50 to Goal Team Competition

This 1v1 soccer drill focuses on soccer fitness, scoring goals, shooting, goalkeeping, and winning 50-50 balls. This is a fun soccer drill for the younger soccer player.


Angle of Support Possession Drill

This soccer passing drill is a great drill for teaching young players angle of support and spacing.


3v1 Rotating Defenders

This 3v1 game will focus on keeping possession in a tight space. Work on passing, decision making, movement on and off the ball as well as improve communication.


Combination Shooting Drills

This shooting drill focuses on combination play and building up for a shot on goal. There are multiple combination ideas to make the shooting drill more difficult progressively.



Triangle Goal Game

The Triangle Goal Soccer Game will focus on all aspects of the game such as passing, moving, and finishing. The players will have to work together as a team to quickly off-balance the defender and catch the goalkeeper off guard.


Pirate Treasure Dribbling Game

This soccer dribbling game is designed for young players ages 3-8. The Pirate Treasure Dribbling Game will focus on young players dribbling skills and is great fun for the kids.


Guard the Castle

This 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!


3v3 Plus 3

This drill focuses on keeping possession. Passing, receiving, movement, and angle of support can be singled out. Causes players to look up and be aware of the surrounding players.


Coach's Revenge

This drill is designed to be a fun soccer drill. It will focus a bit on young player’s agility while dodging balls kicked at them, and is a great ice breaker or a fun warm-up game at the beginning of practice.



HItters and Dodgers

The Hitters and Dodgers soccer drill is a great warm-up and drill for younger players under 5 through under 9. This soccer drill is great for teach players to dribble and then getting their heads up to make a pass. This soccer drill is SO much fun and the younger age group players LOVE this soccer drill.


Three Person Passing Combination

This passing combination drill that involves three players at a time. The combination sequence that will help perfect passing, combination play, movement off the ball, and will help improve player’s fitness level.


Dribbling warmup

This soccer drill is a great warm-up drill that allows players to work on touching the ball with all parts of the foot. If you want to improve players footwork and dribbling skills this is a good start to each practice.


Line Passing Overlap Warm-up

This passing and overlapping warm-up soccer drill will help perfect the introduction of overlapping runs, playing off the pass, as well as teamwork through communication.


Down and Back Dribbling Game

This drill is most effective with young players just learning to dribble. This drill teaches players to dribble in high traffic/high pressure situations while staying in control. It's a great warm-up to focus on dribbling with all parts of the foot.



Speed of Play Warm-up

This soccer drill is a great warm-up to sessions relating to speed of play. Players must have a good grasp of basic passing and receiving skills to successfully execute this soccer drill.


Combination Shooting & Finishing Drill

This is a dynamic shooting and finishing soccer drill that will focus on the timing of the combination play, touching the ball with your back to the defender, and having a quick tight turn and finish with a shot on goal.


Clean Your Room

This soccer game is a great drill for U5 through U8 players. The clean your room soccer drill will focus on dribbling under pressure while also working on defensive pressure as an individual or a small group.


Across-Field Warm-Up

This soccer drill is mainly focused on technical skills during warm up. This is a great drill to do at the beginning of each game.


Jam-Packed Soccer Dribbling Drill

This soccer dribbling drill will give players confidence while dribbling through congested areas on the soccer field.



Combination Crossing Drill

This combination crossing and finishing drill will focus on crosses within the 18 and is designed to help players become comfortable on crosses inside the 18.


5v2 Rotating Defenders

This 5v2 drill will focus on keeping possession by making good passes as well as good passing decisions, moving to open space, and good communication.


Line Passing Combination Warm-up

This combination passing drill is designed to work on combination play while advancing up the field. This passing drill focuses on the timing of passes, runs, combination play, and will be a great warm-up to passing practices.


Red Light, Green Light

This soccer dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 Players. This drill will focus on dribbling with the ball close in order to stop quickly.


Team Reaction Dribbling Drill

Create a small grid approximately 20X20 yards. From each of the four corners, place a flag about 7-10 yards from the corner cone. Each player should have a ball inside the grid.



Accuracy Passing Under Pressure

This drill focuses on accurately passing under pressure, agility, and fitness.


Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill

This soccer dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 players. This drill focuses on dribbling and keeping close control for quick instructions. This is a fun soccer drill that also works on listening skills for the younger player.


Triangle Combination Passing Drill

This passing drill focuses on combination play in a small area. You can concentrate on the pace of the pass, angle of the pass, the weight of the pass, timing of the runs before and after the pass, one-two’s, and movement.


Snake in the Grass Soccer Game

This is a great soccer game for under 6 and under 8 soccer players. This soccer game is designed to work on young players coordination and body movements.


The Greeting Game

This soccer drill is specifically designed for younger players (U-6 and U-8). This drill will get the players moving, greeting each other, and a building block to introduce dribbling. Good for Camp activities for the younger players.



Circle Passing Overlap Combination

The circle passing overlap combination drill will focus on passing, combination play, overlapping, playing with speed, and playing to feet. This combination drill is an excellent passing warm-up drill that can be a great start to a passing practice that incorporates overlapping.


Reaction, Acceleration, and Winning the Ball

This soccer drill focuses on reaction, acceleration and winning 50-50 balls. This is a great warm-up drill when focusing on fitness, reaction, or winning 50-50 balls.


Combination Shooting with Dummy Run

This combination shooting drill focuses on shooting and finishing within the 18. It starts with a dummy run stepping over the ball, then a combination play ending with a shot on goal.


Shooting Combo, 1v1 Shooting Drill

This is a great shooting drill that focuses on making a move before shooting, making a 1-2 combination play before shooting, then taking on a defender 1v1 before shooting.


Indoor Shooting Drill

This is a great indoor soccer shooting drill to use while practicing indoors. This indoor soccer shooting drill also touches on dribbling, passing, using the walls, and finally shooting on goal.



Circle Passing Combination Drill

The circle passing combination drill will focus on passing, communication, playing with speed, and playing to feet. This soccer passing drill is an excellent passing warm-up drill that can be a great start to a passing practice.


Dribbling Warm-up Drill

This is a great dribbling warm-up drill that will get players many touches on the ball in a short time.


Soccer Tag

This soccer drill is good for younger players ages under 5 through under 8. This is a fun soccer drill that allows players to gain confidence on the ball while getting a lot of touches.


The Flag Game - Dribbling in Tight Spaces

This soccer drill is designed to focus on young soccer players learning to dribble in tight spaces. This will help young players keep their eyes up and to become aware of their surroundings. This soccer drill also helps players keep close possession while dribbling.


Passing Combination | 1-2 | Wall Pass | One-Two

This soccer passing and combination drill focuses on passing and receiving ground balls and performing a one-two (1-2) and a wall pass around the defender.



Combination Shooting Rotation Drill

This soccer shooting and finishing drill focuses on combination play and build-up before getting the shot off. It is a great shooting soccer drill to focus on burying the ball with a shot after a small combination play.


Traffic Jam Dribbling Game

This game is just out right fun! The kids will have a blast playing this game. This drill is ideal for kids who know how to dribble but just need to learn to get their heads up and dribble under the pressures of mere congestion.


Frogger - Youth Dribbling Drill

This dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 players. This fun youth dribbling drill will assist the younger player with dribbling under minimal pressure.


Diamond Passing Combination

This soccer passing drill focuses on quick ball movement and combinations. Use this soccer combination drill to clean up first touch and tight passing, or spread it out and work on long passing.


Indoor Dribbling and Passing Drill

This indoor soccer drill is great for warm-up to your indoor soccer practice. This focuses on dribbling and passing warm-up indoors.



Extreme Tag

This is a fun soccer drill that focuses on young soccer players dribbling skills and aids in player awareness. It is a great drill that causes players to change directions quickly to find space and avoid being tagged. This game is bit harder than Soccer Tag.


Goalkeeper Warm-up Drill

This is a great soccer goalkeeper warm-up drill. This is a great warm-up to add to the pregame warm-up. Goalkeepers will love this warm-up.


Soccer Tennis

Soccer Tennis is a great game to focus on volleys and balls out of the air. It can be played virtually anywhere and the older kids will love it.


Trapping and Control with No Opposition

The purpose of this drill is to to practice trapping and control with the foot, chest, and thigh.


Knock Out

This drill is a great warm-up drill for dribbling sessions as it focuses on dribbling and ball control, keeping the head up, change of direction and change of pace.



Trapping with Passive Opposition

This soccer trapping drill focus on trapping and control with the addition of a passive defender. The defender causes the receiving player to be more aware of their surroundings.


Check-in Passing Warm-up

This passing warm-up drill is a great soccer drill to help with timing and striking a ball while checking in to a pass.


1 on 1 Soccer Progression

This 1 on 1 progression will focus on required dribbling skills, body feints, and the required burst of speed to beat a defender.


Dribbling at the Cone

This is a good soccer dribbling drill for young soccer players to learn to dribble without opposition. It is a great drill to introduce different fakes and faints to gain an edge on the defender.


Handling Flighted Balls

This receiving soccer drill focuses on passing and receiving flighted balls during warm-up.



Shadow Dribbling

This soccer dribbling drill uses partners who do not attempt to gain possession of the ball, but adds extra pressure as the following dribbler attempts to imitate the lead dribblers every move.


Passing and Receiving Warm-up

This soccer warm-up drill focuses on passing and receiving and can be used for players 9 years and older. It's a good drill that can be tweaked to focus on any types of passing or receiving skills.


Criss-Cross Dribbling Game

The Criss-Cross dribbling drill focuses on the younger player. This dribbling drill assists players play with speed while keeping their heads up. Be warned, this drill can be dangerous for players who have a tendency of dribbling with their head down.


Goalkeeper Pressure Cooker Shooting and Passing Drill

This soccer drill is a great goal keeper drill. It will give your keeper a great workout while working on passing and shooting with accuracy.


Dribble with Speed

This dribbling exercise that works on speed dribbling and getting the ball under control while dribbling with speed.



1v1 1st Attacker Dribbling Without Opposition

This 1v1 dribbling exercise allows coaches to focus on the 1st attacker's ability to beat the defender on the dribble. In this soccer drill, the coach should focus on the attacker's approach, make sure the attacker has a change in direction, and finish with a burst of speed (change of pace). This drill helps beginners get the feel for moving around defenders. 


Shooting Warmup

This shooting warm-up drill will focus on long range passing, accuracy, and finishing. It can also be used as a fitness exercise by manipulating the numbers.


Attacking from the Back

This soccer drill focuses on building an attack from the back starting with the keeper’s distribution. When performed on a full field this drill demands a great deal of fitness as it should be executed at top speed in a continuous fashion.


5v2 Angle of Support Passing Drill

The purpose of this soccer passing drill is to focus on players angle of support, the weight of passes and the quality of 1st touch.


Alien Tag Soccer Game

This is a fun game for 2 through 4-year-olds. This will focus on agility, vision, and awareness, but best of all, it's fun.



1v1 Diamond Shooting Drill

This 1v1 drill focuses on a passing combination with movement off the ball and finishes with a one vs. one to goal. If players miss they become the keeper and the game continues. Players love the fun, competitive twist of being able to make a player become a goalkeeper.


Shooting Agility Drill

This soccer shooting drill will focus on passing combination along with agility. This drill is an excellent pre-game warmup for passing and shooting.

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