Receiving soccer drills

These receiving soccer drills focus on receiving and controlling ground and flighted balls. These receiving soccer drills will help your team build a good first touch and good receiving skills.

These receiving soccer drills focus on receiving and controlling ground and flighted balls. These receiving soccer drills will help your team build a good first touch and good receiving skills.



Receiving Soccer Drills

  1. Soccer Shooting Drill - Shooting in Traffic
    This soccer drill is a great shooting drill for teaching players how to shoot in traffic. This shooting soccer incorporates agility, dribbling, and shooting all in one. 
  2. Center Mids Passing Combination
    This is a soccer passing combination drill that focuses on wingers combining with the center mid to advance the ball down the field. 
  3. 3 Player Passing Combination Drill
    This drill is a 3 player combination sequence that will help perfect passing, combination play, movement off the ball, and will help improve player’s fitness level. 
  4. Big Square - Little Square Passing Game
    This passing soccer drill is a fun soccer drill that kids love. This game focuses on possession, passing, and dribbling. Players should be encouraged to hold possession by passing around and when it's time dribble with speed to beat the defenders. 
  5. Big Square - Little Square Dribbling Game
    This dribbling soccer drill is a fun dribbling game that focuses on dribbling and defending. Players should be encouraged to dribble with their head up and once they are given the command they should dribble with speed to beat the defenders. The kids love this soccer drill! 
  6. Passing Vision While Holding Possession
    This passing soccer drill is great for focusing on vision, getting the head up when looking for a pass. 
  7. 2v2 to Small Goals
    2v2's are great for teaching all aspects of small group and individual attacking and defending skills. On the attacking side 2v2 relies a lot on beating your defender and getting free and supporting your teammate for a pass. The defensive side of 2v2 focuses on 1st defender putting pressure on the player with the ball and the 2nd defender supporting the 1st defender. 

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