Soccer training – Goal shots - Exercise:

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Soccer drill procedure

The future goal scorer hast to sprint quite a bit, so it doesn't slow down the drill. This routine is very difficult because different run patterns have to be kept and players often get into trouble doing so, especially after the position changes. Then the action completely changes and there are often difficulties in adapting to it. Therefore, as it is often true: high concentration and extreme pass accuracy, only then will the end result be successful.


In our two starting groups two players always face each other, one withm and one without the ball. Which side has the ball does not matter, because running the drill is possible from both sides. The action starts with a pass and an immediate return pass. The pass receiver then briefly dribbles in the direction of the goal. The passer runs around the respective cones on the side of the pass receiver and then receives the ball back. Then comes the pass to the player who was positioned between the two markers. The player then rotates around his marker along with the ball and leaves it on the other side. There the goal-getter has run into position and shoots on goal. Please review the position changes via the animation or video.


- To get started run the routine only from one side

Soccer coach tips

- A good soccer coach always has patience with his team

Organisation of the soccer training drill

Category: Advanced training, children’s training, youth training, seniors
Minimum group size: 5 + goalie
Maximum group size: 12 + goalie
Materials required: Enough balls, 6 cones, 2 ground markers, 1 goal
Field size: According to group’s ability