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Soccer training – Dribbling - Criss-Cross

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Soccer drill procedure

The differently-colored cones in the animation are only to show the sequence and are not necessary during practice.

Dribbling is made more difficult by other players, who are also dribbling balls. Players’ paths cross twice and they must take their eyes off the ball. Make sure that players keep the ball close when they dribble, an important skill in soccer.


Player “yellow” dribbles around the red cone, player “black” dribbles around the blue cone. The animation shows the rest of the sequence.


- Different dribbling techniques
- Competition possible

Soccer coach tips

- Push for increased speed

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: Four players, progressing to Eight
Maximum group size: Six players, progressing to Twelve
Materials required: One ball per player, end line, four cone markers, two start markers
Field size: According to group’s ability

Information: There are already more than 1,000 animations online at, as well as plenty of interesting articles by very well-known soccer experts.

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