Soccer drills for all skills

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Field setup:

Put out a field with 4 pylons at 20 by 20 meters.

Course of play:

Every 2 players get one ball. The purple player must try to shield the ball in front of the blue player. The blue player must try to get the ball without making a foul.

Rules of the game:

  • If a player takes the ball, then this player may shield the ball and the other player must take the ball back.
  • On the whistle signal of the trainer you have to switch players.
  • You may not switch to another player that you have already played against once.
  • When shielding the ball, use your body well.
  • Put pylons as on picture
  • Player 1 passes to player 2
  • Player 2 passes back to player 1
  • Player 1 plays long pass on player 3
  • Player 2 sprints to the 16 meter line in front of the goal
  • Player 3 gives hard pass over the ground for the 16 meters
  • Player 2 completes directly



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  • Duration:
  • +- 20 min.
  • Distances:  
    • Width of field.
    • Length: 10 meters from center line 2 small goals.
  • Execution: 
    • Goalkeeper kicks the ball from the 5 meters to player A or B.
    • From there on red tries to score.
    • When blue gets to the ball they can score on the big goal.
    • The game is over when a goal is scored or the ball is outside the lines. 
    • The ball starts again at the goalkeeper.
  • Coaching moment: 
  • Player A and B need to clearly break away from opponent and shield the ball.
  • Defending back immediately joins in attack when midfielders get the ball. 
  • Other back come in as CB immediately.
  • PUT PLAYERS WHERE THEY ARE IN THE FIELD.
drawing
  • Duration:
    • +- 20 min
  • Distance:
    • 10 meters wide
    • 15 meters long
  • Execution: 
    • Blue defenders play the ball to the attackers.
    • Blue defends the goal.
    • Press opponent. 
    • One player puts pressure.
    • Another goes behind it diagonally for back cover. 
    • Play is over when ball is out or a goal is scored, switch teams.
  • Coaching moment: 
    • Defenders keep calm keep switching well with back cover. 
    • Attackers high ball tempo field wide keep playing defense.
    • Through ball between them.
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  • duration: 
    • 20 min
  • Distance: 
    • Red to blue pylon 10 meters. 
    • Between blue and blue 5 meters.
    • Width 15 meters. (depending on number of players)
  • Execution: 
    • 3 men play the ball around and try to get the ball to the other box. 
    • The blue players stand with 2 men in one box.
    • 1 in the blue square to cut the pass line. 
    • If the ball is in the other box, the man in the blue box moves on.
    • Then another player of blue takes over this position.
    • Play ball to other box= 1 point.
    • Between 2 players = 2 points. 
    • Blue takes the ball away = 1 point.
    • Switch after +- 3 min 
  • Coaching moment:  
    • Red 
      • Keep game wide 
      • Fast paced 
      • Open well 
      • Keep up the pace 
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  • Duration: 
    • +- 30 min
  • Distance: 
    • 20x30 meter (estimate on number of players but keep a rectangle)
  • Execution: 
    • Positioning game 
      • 7:4 
      • 8:4 
      • From 13 players you make 5 players who will hunt for possession. 
    • After 3 minutes you change hunters.
  • Coaching moment:  
    • When the team has the ball, the players have to stay in position to play soccer. 



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  • Duration: 
    • +-20 min
  • Distance: 
    • 16 meters area
  • Execution: 
    • Defenders start next to the goal. 
    • They play to the middle attacker.
    • Then run into the 16 meters for defense. 
    • First keep a fixed group of attackers and defenders.
    • Change after a few minutes
  • Coaching moment: 
    • Attackers 
      • Remain playable in 3 angles
      • Right time through-ball
    • Defenders 
      • Compact together
      • Provide back coverage
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  • duration: 
    • +- 15 min
  • distance: 
    • 10 meters per pawn
  • Execution: 
    • 1:
      • A plays B. 
      • B turns open.
      • B plays to C.
    • 2:
      • A plays to B. 
      • B bounces back to A.
      • A plays to C.
  • Position switch: 
    • A to B. 
    • B to C.
    • C to A.
  • Coach moment: 
    • Play directly as much as possible.
    • Play balls in such a way that your fellow player can act immediately.
      High tempo.
  • Make 2 groups.
  • Make a competition of who is the fastest all round.
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  • Duel: form 2 groups against each other with finishing.
    • First on the right then on the left.
    • Defender A plays on flank B.
    • B controls the ball between the pilons.
    • Places the ball ready to finish.
    • Turned inside.
    • Finish on small yellow target. 
    • Do the same on the other side. 
    • When a point is scored, turn the pilon upside down
    • Whoever scores 5 point first (centrally) wins. 
  • Move over:
    • A becomes B
    • Possibly with goalkeeper. 
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