Soccer skills drills are designed to work on fundamental foot skills. Below are the best free resources I could find to help you as a coach or parent teach these basic soccer skills.
You don't get any better than this. StrongSoccer.com has a ton of information on warm-up touches, turning fakes, fakes to beat an opponent, and more. Each move has a description as well as a movie clip demonstrating the move.
This is some great stuff that I wish I had access to when coaching my son's U10 teach. Here is the index page.
One of the best ways to acquire foot skills with the ball is – you guessed it – juggling! Juggling a soccer ball is an individual skill that anyone can practice almost anywhere. Soccer moms tend to frown on indoor juggling though, trust me.
Here are some good resources to get you started.
Have you developed your own soccer drills and games that work well? Want to recommend some of your favorite free youth soccer drills? Use this quick and easy online form and I’ll publish them for you with proper credit!
Soccer-for-Parents is excited to now offer our Simple Soccer Rules to parents "on the go". This is our own free android app (sorry ipeople) that installs in seconds and contains everything on our normal rules page along with a link to the official FIFA rules and USYSAA rules. Here is the free app!
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Submit your own soccer drills or games!This great, new interactive feature of Soccer-for-Parents lets you contribute your own favorite soccer drills or games. An easy and fast way to help other soccer parents, check it out now!