INSPIRED, CONFIDENT & EFFECTIVE COACHING

Attacking

The attacking soccer drills in this section aim to help you coach your players to make the most of the opportunities that come their way during a game. We look at ways to create chances for your attackers, small-sided games that will sharpen their reactions in front of goal, and tips on how to coach your attackers to be goal-machines.

Beat the back four

in Attacking, Passing

Coach your players how to capitalise on an accurate pass out of midfield with this session that is guaranteed to set up goalscoring opportunities. MORE

Strikers need friends

in Attacking, Email newsletters

Attackers work well when they have support from their friends. Make sure your players support and move like the Ajax attackers did in the Champions League so your team can create many more goalscoring chances. MORE

Penetrating passes

Exploiting possession

in Attacking, Passing

Penetrating the opposition is key to creating goalscoring chances. Combination play is a vital part of your coaching strategy and by using this session you can get players to understand how and why linking up in the final third will help your team score more goals. MORE

Movement for possession

in Attacking, Passing

This session is all about working with players on movement off the ball, to find and create space so they are getting the ball back and can continue in possession Set up You need balls, bibs, cones and goals. Set up an area 12 x 12 yards for the first part with the second part... MORE

1v1 duels

1v1 on the fly

in Attacking, Defending, Tactics

For all age groups this 1 v 1 set up encourages the use of all necessary techniques and tactics needed to be successful in 1 v 1 duals. There is also a fun team element to this game MORE

Hot cross buns

in Attacking, Small Sided Games

Teach your players to finish off solid scoring chances in front of goal using this fast training session that encourages balls played into the box from various angles MORE

Pass to progress

in Attacking, Passing

This session is all about moving through the thirds and keeping hold of the ball with good passing and movement. It has a great progression through different overload numbers and helps teams move the ball upfield. MORE

Fire stations

in Attacking, Shooting

This session allows players to work on first-time shooting in a competitive game-like situation. It works on technique of shooting and tactical positioning so your players make themselves open to shoot MORE

Close encounters

in Attacking, Small Sided Games

This session teaches players to create chances from tight spaces near goal. The challenge of time makes it important to play in the tight space. Players learn the benefits of playing quickly when tightly marked. MORE

Knock out

in Attacking, Shooting

Use this fast-scoring game to teach your players how to latch onto goalscoring opportunities. This session is all about scoring before your opponents and knocking them out. MORE


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