Defense

Defensive Soccer Drills: Sigi Schmid’s 4 v 2 Points Game

Use this drill to challenge your defenders and improve their work

3v1 Possession

Objectives We want to prepare our players the best way possible

Two Soccer Defense Drills

Expert soccer coach Andre Botelho knows that having a good

Improving the Defensive Skills of Your Players

Expert soccer coach Andre Botelho breaks down basic defensive

The Importance of Speed

Expert soccer coach Andre Botelho understands SPEED is very

Zone 2v3 + 2v3 Competition

This soccer drill creates a real-game soccer environment with

Timed 4v2 Keep-away

The objective of this attacking soccer drill is to create a

7v7 + 1 Game

This soccer drill creates a soccer game-like situation with one

3v3 Small Sided Game

This soccer drill creates a soccer game situation where players

3v3 One Goal

This is an intense offensive and defensive soccer drill with lots

3v3, 4v4, 5v5 Scrimmages

This is the most basic of all small-sided soccer drills. Soccer

Snatch The Ball

The purpose of this passing soccer drill is to prevent your

Swim Lanes

Great for 1v1 soccer skills on both sides of the soccer ball.

Building the Pyramids

In this soccer drill, players work on their soccer dribbling

The Doubles Bracket Game

In many parts of the world, this soccer drill is called "World

Monkey in the Middle

A fun passing soccer drill that teaches younger players how to

Offensive Explosion Drill

This is a 1 v 1 soccer drill without the soccer ball that

Jonathan Bornstein: Clearing With the Head

This is an important defensive soccer skill to master. Some

Challenge the Attacker with Jonathan Bornstein

In this soccer drill, you can see how defensive soccer players

Defending 1 v 1

When an opposing soccer player is attacking head on, the keys are

The Quads Drill

A basic principle of soccer is the need to create width in attack

The Numbers Game

This is a very versatile soccer drill that can be used to coach a

Man Marking

This ball control soccer drill forces players to constantly be

Have A Go!

As the name suggests, this fun kids soccer drill is mainly about

End to End

Most ball control soccer errors occur in a game when players are

Brandi Chastain: How I Prepare for a Game

Getting ready for a game, especially when you're a defender,

Brandi Chastain: Playing Against a Strong Offense

Playing against a strong offensive soccer attack requires good

Brandi Chastain: Handling Pressure

U.S. soccer star Brandi Chastain has played at the highest level

Small Sided Scrimmage Without a Goalie

Nothing beats soccer game experience like a soccer game itself.

Dribbling Through Pirates

A fun soccer ball control drill for younger players learning to

Defending 1 vs 1

This soccer defensive drill works with defenders to play the ball

Transition Play

4-on-4 youth soccer practice drill that works on a team's

4+2 vs 2+4 Drill

Two soccer teams are divided into a small-sided scrimmage soccer

4v4 with Three Groups

This is a half-field attacking soccer drill using small subsets

Reaction Sprint and 1v1

In this one-on-one attacking soccer drill, two soccer players