Coach Equipment

Soccer training – Warm-Up - Rows Of Two

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Soccer drill procedure

One thing to note: You’ll find more movement suggestions in the last drill of this series. We are only presenting a few ideas as Soccerpilot animations. Balls should be included in the warm-up; this drill is a good example of that. Imagine the sequence without a ball. The players would run across the field in a row, carrying out the movements. The ball brings a bit of spice to this drill in soccer practice.

Animation explanation:

Continue running after one full turn (a jump-turn is also possible).


Form two rows. The players in the row on the left each have a ball. After dribbling for a short amount of time, the player passes the ball to the first player on the opposite row. This player then dribbles the ball to the other side. The passer also runs to the other side, while completing different tasks. The coach is in charge of distributing these tasks.


- Do the drill with only one ball; the player on the right side does not dribble, but passes and then completes additional tasks.

Soccer coach tips

- Always train using both legs!
- Clear and precise instructions

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 6
Maximum group size: 8
Materials required: Half of the players have a ball; 2 cones or markings on the ground.
Field size: Distance between markings should be six to eight 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.

If you don’t want to wait for the translations, you can take a look at The animations often speak for themselves.

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