U10 SOCCER TRAINING DRILLS
BALL CONTROL

U10 soccer training drills focus on maximizing touches on the soccer ball through various turns and close control of the soccer ball.

Players of any age can adapt this soccer drill in training to improve ball control in soccer.

U10 Soccer Training Drills

U10 SOCCER TRAINING DRILLS

Instructions

  • Set up 9 cones in an M shape as seen in the picture above.
  • Space cones 10 m/yd from bottom to top cone and about 1 m/yd, or less for the inside cones.
  • Dribble the soccer ball from the starting cone, around each cone, moving with the soccer ball through all the cones.
  • Use the 10 m/yd space to get as many touches on the ball as you can, or add 1 or 2 dribble moves. Keep the ball close, don't just kick it forward.  
  • (Optional) Finish with a pass or shot on goal, after dribbling the ball around the last cone.

U10 BALL CONTROL - VARIATIONS

  • Right foot only
  • Left foot only
  • Alternate feet
  • Roll across body
  • Juggle the ball across, and around cones.
  • GET CREATIVE...

Soccer Coaching Tips

  • Use quick, short touches when dribbling the soccer ball. Keep the ball close.
  • Make tight turns around the cones.
  • Really Concentrate on your touches; every step should be a touch on the ball.

TRAIN HARDER,
TRAIN SMARTER,
PLAY BETTER!


BALL CONTROL DRILLS WITH CONES