Soccer Hit The Gate Training Drill

Hit The Gate

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 2+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 10-15 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • in pairs
  • each pair with a ball
  • cones to mark off goals


  • players are awarded a point if the ball goes through the goal
  • player that scores 10 points first wins


  • specify how players must pass (left foot, right foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • body mechanics
  • balance
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • focus

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