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Soccer Dills/Activies

Soccer Drills That Work

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PASSING APPROX. AGE GROUP Comment
The Bank Game U10 to U14 Passing with pressure
Keep Your Yard Clean U6 to U10 Fun passing game-no real pressure
3v1 Variation U6 to U14 Passing
Four Corners U10 to U14  
Split the Defenders U12-U14 For older players
Dodge Ball U6 to U12 Fun Game
Tug of War U6 to U14 Passing for Accuracy
Chip Pass Game U11 to U14 Chip pass or long pass
Passing Through the Gates U-6 to U-12 To work on TECHNIQUE
Crossing Game U8 to U14  
No Mans Zone U10 to U14 Long passing and receiving
Receiving Drill U6 to U14  
Give and Go U8 to U14  
Spread Out U8 to 12 start with no soccer ball
Wall Pass Drill U8 to U14  
DRIBBLING APPROX. AGE GROUP Comment
  Musical Chairs U8 to U12 Dribbling, fitness
Haunted House  or Big Square Little Square    U8 to U14 Call it "Haunted House" to make it more fun for younger players.
Heading Activity U-11 to U-14 Heading
1v1 Dribbling/Fitness U-6 to U-12 Dribbling,Speed
1v1 Dribble Thru Gates U-6 to U-14 Dribbling with pressure
Killer Whale U-6 to U-10 Dribbling and sheilding
Nascar U-6 to U-14 Fun drill 4 younger kids
Speed Racer U-6 to U-10 Dibbling for younger kids
Knockout U-6 to U-12 An old classic
Tag- Variation U-6 to U 8 Dribbling
Explode U-6 to U-14  
SHOOTING APPROX. AGE GROUP Comment
Breakaway Shooting Game U-6 to U-14 Good shooting game
Four Corner Shooting Game U-6 to U-14 Shoot or pass
The Shooting Game U-6 to U-14  
Attacking/Defending APPROX. AGE GROUP Comment
Corner Kick Game U8 to U14 Watch them run
1V1 U-6 to U-14  
Get Out of Here U-8 to U-14 A favorite of kids
One Goal Soccer U-8 to U-14 Switching field
Wars    
4v4v4 Get Out of Here U-8 to U-14  
4 Goal Game U-8 to U-14  
Large field w/ gates U-8 to U14 Switching fields, spreading out
New One v One v Coach U-8 to U14   
FUN GAMES APPROX. AGE GROUP Comment
P-I-G U-10 to U-14 Juggling
Head Catch U-8 to U-12  
Power Finesse U-8 to U-14 Finishing
Volleyball U-10 to U14 Juggling/half volley