Soccer Hunter Ball # 2 Training Drill

Hunter Ball # 2

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • grid (20yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • all players dribble inside playing area
  • hunter tries to knock dribbler’s ball out of the grid
  • if ball gets knocked out, dribbler switches role with hunter


  • vary number of hunters
  • hunters must carry ball with their hands and win the ball from another player to switch roles
  • all players are hunters and try knock each other’s ball out of grid to score a point (player whose ball got kicked
  • out must do 10 toe taps or juggles before he can rejoin the game
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • agility and balance
  • contact surface of foot
  • change of direction and speed
  • deception
  • set up defender
  • protect the ball
  • vision

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