Soccer Exercises (Drills)

1 on 1 Attacking Diagram

1v1 Attacking

Instructions: Defender serves ball to the attacker to begin the 1v1 attacking sequence. Attacker and defender play 1v1 with the attacker trying to score in the net. Defender wants to prevent a goal from being scored. If he wins the ball have him dribble up field across the end line. Coaching Points: 1v1 Attacking Change …

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Sprints Diagram

Sprints

Instructions: P1 rolls the ball to P2, then sprints to the finish line, P2 must stop the ball with a quality touch, then tag P1 before he crosses the finishing line. Have the players to push-ups or sit-ups if the ball isn’t stopped properly, P2 tags P1 or if either play walks back to get …

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Defending Headers Diagram

Coach 2 CBs on Defending Headers

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Set up as per diagram: Attacking team is sets up with 1 winger, 1 striker and 2 attacking midfielders. Defending team with GK, LB, and 2 CB’s. 3 target players (T) are set up as per diagram.

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Passing Accuracy Diagram

Passing Accuracy

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: 1. Have the players pass the ball into the targets to work on their passing accuracy. 2. Beginners should focus solely on the middle target from 5 distances. 3. Coach should announce Targets just before the pass and test the player’s reaction (i.e. Position …

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1 on 1 Defending Diagram

1v1 Defending

Follow us on Twitter: @SoccerWizdom and me on Instagram: @PierceHughCampbell Instructions: 1. Defender passes ball to attacker (roll out) to start this 1v1 defending drill.2. Attacker tries to pass the ball through the gate to score.3. Defender wins by gaining possession or clearing the ball up field.

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