Free Soccer Drills

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Free Soccer Drills or Not Free.

What do I recommend?

How can you ask that of me? Well, in case you missed it earlier here is my favorite axiom:

Cheap is good, cheaper is better, but Cheapest is Best!

Any more silly questions?

If you need more than just soccer drill ideas, such as entire soccer practice plans, you should go to the Soccer Practice Page.

Also, if you are just starting out as a “volunteer” youth soccer coach I highly recommend you go to the NEW Soccer Coach Page before you look at the drills.

Soccer Drills for Very Young Players

Soccer Goalie Drills

  • Um, let's see – drills for goalkeepers maybe? Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding. You win a prize – how about free soccer goalie drills?

Soccer Skills Drills

  • These resources are specifically for learning moves, fakes, and the like and are more suitable for U10 and above.

Other Soccer Drill Resources

In case you hadn’t noticed, also has many good soccer drill books. Please read my review pages on recommended soccer drill books before purchasing any.

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From Other Soccer Parents

Click on the links below to see some more great soccer drills or games. They were all written by other visitors (soccer coaches) to this page and are tried and tested to work.

Dribble SoccerTrain 4-10 
Everyone with a ball. Line up in a line (train). Put coach in front and if one available put a coach at end of line also. Objective: to dribble ball …

Jumping String Drill (10 to 14 yrs old) 
Items needed. 2 flags 8 to 10 foot light string. Ball 2 players 1) Plant the two flags about six feet apart. 2) Connect the two flags with the …

Sharks, Minnows and a Goal (U-5 soccer game) 
The kids love sharks and minnows, but it bears little to no resemblance to a soccer game. I modified it to be more soccer like, as follows: 1. Make …

Batman Primary Not rated yet
You get a lot of cones and call them jewels, Scatter the jewels. Make a square of cones called the bat cave. You then call out jewel or batcave and they …

Front post back post. Any age/used in highschool  Not rated yet
Two players in front of the goal outside the big box, Man on left runs front post, man on right runs back post. One man on far wing with ball passes …

Silent Soccer, U8, U10, U12, U14 Not rated yet
I made this up myself! :) The players form a large circle with big gaps. To make sure the gaps are the right size, players should spread out their arms …

Slam kicking skills game - for ages 6 - 12 Not rated yet
Game to improve players’ kicking skills If you want a game which can improve kicking skills, then look no further than Slam. Because it is such fun, …

Pass and go Not rated yet
Description: Two teams (of 7 players or less) play a small-sided game with no goalkeepers. Each time a player completes a pass, he must sprint to his own …

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