This passing warm-up drill is a great soccer drill to help with timing and striking a ball while checking in to a pass. Both players start on the outside line. The non-working player passes the ball into the working player. The working player checks-in towards the middle cone, receives the ball just ...
Develop the soccer drill. Player “A” is now the attacker and player “B” is a passive defender. Player “A” receives a pass from a server and shields the ball from player “B” before making a return pass. He then turns to repeat the drill with the other server. To progress the drill skills, instruct the defender to apply some pressure.
The soccer ball must be passed around the outside of the square with players checking back onto to outside cones to receive the ball on the back foot and in an open body position. Vary this drill by changing the direction of the passes and also what foot to receive to the ball on. Coaching points: • Check back to receive the ball
The players are divided in four lines that form a square, with one player starting in the middle of the square. Two soccer balls are needed. Give one of the two balls to each of the two lines that are on the same side of the square. Decide on set time for each round.
Soccer Receiving and Turning Drills. The first touch in soccer is often the most crucial touch when receiving a ball. How you receive a ball will often determine your fate and will most definitely dictate the direction of your attack. Assure players receive the ball with the proper surface of the foot or body to put the ball in the most suitable space.
Checking to while receiving the ball is tough because you are going to the ball, while the ball is coming to you. This means the play happens fast and your touch has to be extra soft. Checking away is hard because by the time you get the ball your a little tired.
Receiving and playing a pass on the half turn Soccer drill. Purpose: The purpose of these soccer drills for passing and moving is to help players feel more comfortable receiving the ball on the half-turn under pressure. Set up: 15 x 20 yard area; 1 soccer ball; 4 attackers (2 on the outside and 2 in the middles) 2 Defenders in the middle; 2 goals; Instructions:
This game teaches defenders how to legally use their shoulder to push an opponent off the ball, which is called a "Shoulder Tackle" (and also called a "Shoulder Charge") and it also teaches players how to avoid being pushed off the ball while dribbling (which is called "Strength on the Ball").