EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FROM QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED GRASSROOTS SOCCER COACHES

Shooting

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.

Pass Move Shoot

in Shooting, Soccer drills and skills

This is a great session for getting attackers to be open to the pitch and it will help your striker learn when to shoot and when to tee up a team-mate   Why use it This session is all about recycling the ball through midfield to get it to a target player, who has the... MORE

Creative In The Box

in Shooting, Small Sided Games

If you want to see your players create more scoring opportunities in the penalty area, use this session to improve movement and creativity in the attacking third of the pitch   Why use it This is a fast game that relies on individual skill and teamwork to create shooting opportunities. The coaching points rely on... MORE

Call And Score

in Shooting, Soccer drills and skills

This session will help your players learn a lot about communicating with their team-mates, about shaking off their markers and about shooting with both feet   Why use it This session is about making decisions in the penalty area, communicating with a team-mate and using both feet to score. It also gives all players an... MORE

Shooting from distance soccer drill

in Shooting, Soccer drills and skills

If you want your players to score long range goals like Frank Lampard does from midfield, try this fun game that rewards anyone shooting from distance.   Why use it Shots from outside the penalty area are very effective at all age groups. They can go straight into the net past a bemused keeper or... MORE

Sharp shooters soccer attack drill

in Shooting, Soccer drills and skills

Executed at speed this is a dangerous attacking move that will help your players use a delicate first touch to beat defenders and set up goal scoring opportunities. Why use it This practice helps players get to know each other – when they are going to pass, and where and when they are going to... MORE

Strike partners soccer drill

in Shooting, Soccer drills and skills

Help your strike partners develop an effective understanding with each other in order to create the space needed to score goals like Robin van Persie. Why use it When two strikers play together they develop an understanding. Robin van Persie uses his strike partners to create the space needed for match winning shots on goal.... MORE

Diamonds add sparkle – shooting from distance

in Shooting, Small Sided Games

Want to coach the soccer skills to score long range goals like Frank Lampard does from midfield? Then try this fun training game that rewards anyone shooting from distance. Why use it Shots from outside the penalty area are very effective at all age groups. They can go straight into the net past a bemused... MORE

Netbuster – shooting from distance

in Shooting, Small Sided Games

A fast and frantic soccer training game that encourages your players to make the most of the extra man and create the space to shoot from distance Why use it The session aims to improve your players’ attitudes to shooting at goal by concentrating on having a good first touch or by combining with team-mates... MORE

Shoot On Sight

in Shooting, Small Sided Games

Use this great game to encourage your players to react immediately and take a first-time shot when presented with a goal scoring opportunity   Why use it This session encourages players to shoot with their first touch. Shooting chances may only be there for a split second and young players miss the opportunity while moving... MORE

One Touch Both Feet

in Shooting, Soccer drills and skills

If you want to sharpen up your players in front of goal, this is a continuous exercise that will help strikers perfect the art of shooting first time with either foot   Why use it This exercise replicates the kind of movement attackers make during matches as they try to create space for a shot... MORE



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