BALL CONTROL DRILL FOR SOCCER

This ball control drill for soccer needs to be done focusing on technique and short controlled touches on the soccer ball.

Equipment Needed

  1. 4 or 5 Cones
  2. Soccer Ball
  3. Good Training Attitude

Set up a square using 4 cones, about 10 - 15 m/yd apart.

Place the 5th cone in the center of the square.

BALL CONTROL DRILL FOR SOCCER

Start this soccer drill by dribbling the soccer ball from cone 1 to, and around cone 2 (black line).

From cone 2 player will dribble the soccer ball to cone 3 in a figure 8 motion, coming back with the soccer ball around the center cone 2 (black line).

Dribble the ball to and around cone 4, bringing it back and around the center cone in a figure 8 motion (blue line).

Finish with dribbling the ball around cone 5, bringing the ball back around the center cone, and finishing with touches to the starting cone for 1 completed repetition. 

To simplify this soccer drill start at cone 1 and use the center cone to go around the square, dribbling the soccer ball to the center cone and out to the next cone, until all the cones have been dribbled around.

Keep the soccer ball close to your body and focus on control with every step. Get creative with different turns, rolls and control.

SOCCER TRAINING TIPS

  • Limit touches to only right foot x4
  • Limit touches to only left foot x4
  • Use both feet x4
  • Roll the ball across body x4
  • GET CREATIVE...

Lots of touches and lots of cuts will develop better control.Keep the soccer ball close, and attempt to control the ball with every step to maximize the touches on the soccer ball.

3 - 4 SETS

3 - 4 REPETITIONS

WATER BREAK AS NEEDED

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TRAIN SMARTER,
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BALL CONTROL WITH CONES