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Coaching these soccer shooting drills will enhance your players’ ability to beat the goalkeeper from many different positions. Shooting is a core soccer skill for EVERY player and we have some great ways to coach it. We look at shooting from dead ball situations, shooting while running, shooting first time, drive shots and how to make the ball bend, curl and dip. We have great soccer shooting drills and games to help you coach the skills to all your players.

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Running Late

Use this fun training game to ensure your players are both quick-thinking and quick into the box for a shooting chance. Why use it Players must think quickly so they can be first to the ball and shoot. It’s a great game for concentration, balance and movement. Set up Mark two 5×5-yard boxes in front […]

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6 tips for sharp shooting

6 Tips For Sharp Shooters

In training we would work on the six points but when it came to the match I would let the player decide how to shoot with some reminders to the players like “try a different part of your foot to shoot” that would get the sessions we worked on in training into their minds during […]

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Get your striker scoring again

5 tips to get your striker scoring again

If you’ve got a stuttering striker, follow these handy confidence-boosting tips to get him firing again… Keep confidence high by sticking by strikers and giving them plenty of game time Tell them to relax and enjoy their football and not worry about the drought – the goals will come Praise them for their passing and […]

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A great corner kick routine

Dead ball situations are great for creating scoring chances if your players are organised. Use this session to help your team score more goals from corners. Why use it This shows how effective a flick on can be and helps players exploit the space in the box by moving to the area they know the […]

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7v7 to Score from Anywhere

Arsenal were once criticised for attempting to pass all the way to the goal but now Arsene Wenger is reaping the rewards of slick passing, and you could too by using this session. Why use it This training session is all about the ability to control the ball by passing in tight areas, taking advantage […]

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2v2v2v2 goalscoring game

Use this fast and exciting goalscoring game to coach your players to battle for the ball with passion and hit the net like striker Carlos Tevez. Why use it Carlos Tevez is strong and courageous – a passionate player. This session is all about the attributes needed in getting to the ball first or winning […]

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Score In Shoot-outs

Use this knockout scoring game to improve the ability of your young players to score from the spot and cope with the pressure of a penalty shoot-out Why use it In this knockout game the penalty becomes just another aspect of scoring goals. The pressure is on the individual but there are three different shots […]

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Manchester United

David Beckham used to improve his free-kicks at United by firing the ball through a car tyre hanging from a goal. This fun activity will improve your players in the same way Why use it Becks was famous for his free-kicks, often winning games for Manchester United with his lethal setpiece strikes. When he first […]

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Power And Place

If your strikers have lost their scoring boots and can’t hit the goal no matter how many attempts they have on match day, get them back on track with this fun shooting game Why use it This game is focused on scoring goals and getting your striker back to his deadly best. It gives all […]

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