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Soccer training – Dribbling - Rotate

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Soccer drill procedure

Dribbling and rotating over and over are what this drill is about. The layers keep running to new markers on the practice field.
This makes it possible to train intensively, especially when the next pair starts when the players in front have only reached the half-way point.
This type of drill is ideal as a warm-up, assuming players have understood the sequence.


The players start from the first two markers on the practice field, just like you can see in the animation. The player with the ball passes to his partner during the run; the partner then changes sides. Finally, he runs around the dribbler and starts towards the next marker on the other side of the field. The drill continues in this manner.


- Different dribbling techniques

Soccer coach tips

- Always train using both legs!
- Correct errors individually
- Start with the rotation

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 2
Maximum group size: 10, if you have lots of players, make more practice fields
Materials required: 1 ball per pair; 10 markers on the ground, but more are possible.
Field size: The distance between markers should be between eight and ten meters horizontally and two and three meters vertically.

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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