Free Soccer Drills



Ball Mastery | Dribbling (BM-07)

Organisation / Set Up
This Ball Mastery practice is focused on dribbling with players challenged to improve their technique within competition. With 2 players with a ball each on opposite facing cones, they must dribble around each of these at an angle and to run the ball through 2 poles. Pair players based on their age and ability and set competition, with the winner gaining a point for their team.
Key Coaching Questions
  • How can you motivate players to succeed within the practice?
  • What areas do players need support with and how can you support this best?

BM 06a

Progressions & Constraints
  • Progress the practice, by introducing 2 mini goals for individuals to score into, with every player scoring a point for a goal, with the fastest gaining a 2nd point..
Key Coaching Points
  • Technical | Ability to use both feet when dribbling
  • Technical | Changes in direction, maintaining control on each repetition
  • Physical | Balance to keep ball under close control