Soccer Line Dribble # 1 Training Drill

Line Dribble # 1

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 4+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-15 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling, Ball Control

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball


  • players form 3-4 lines
  • each line with four players max.
  • the player at the end of the line dribbles in front of the first player in line
  • once the player at the front of the line the next player goes


  • specify how players must dribble (inside or outside of foot, sole, left
  • or right foot only etc.)
  • dribble zic zac around players to the front of the line
  • adjust distance between players

Coaching Points:

  • body mechanics
  • agility and balance
  • head up
  • close control
  • soft touches
  • increase speed slowly

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