Coach Equipment

Soccer training – Dribbling - Incorporating Turns

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Soccer drill procedure

Drill for learning how to turn. Turns are a fixed part of the training for good soccer. With a turn, I open up a new instance of the play by moving "away from the opponent" with the ball. This drill makes sense in the training only if turns were practised beforehand.


The players dribble towards the marking. The player turns once he reaches the marking. You will find different types of turns as an animation in the Tricks category.


- Different dribbling techniques

Soccer coach tips

- Always train using both legs!
- Push for increased speed

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 2
Maximum group size: 6
Materials required: Each player has a ball, 1 cone per group
Field size: Distance to the cone marker is approx. 4 to 8 meters

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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