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Soccer training – Dribbling - Four-Field Dribbling

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Soccer drill procedure

No big differences between this drill and the last one, but in this variant the fields are changed in a diagonal direction. This means that players will invariably meet in the middle of the field. Players need to keep their heads up, their eyes open, and still manage to dribble competently. Some ball losses are inevitable, especially at high speeds.


The teams switch fields diagonally on the trainer’s command.


- Different dribbling techniques
- A competitive aspect can be introduced

Soccer coach tips

- Correct errors individually
- Varied active recovery drills

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 4
Maximum group size: ?
Materials required: One ball per player and four fields, each marked out with four cones or markers
Field size: Field size according to group size. Distance between the fields at least five metres.

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