Soccer Shooting Drill # 6 Training Drill

Shooting Drill # 6

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 1 goal with goalie
  • good supply of cones to mark off area
  • good supply of balls for continuous play
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • player 1 makes a run into the triangle to receive the ball
  • player 1 must enter the triangle through one side and leave through another
  • player 2 times his pass so that player 1 can easily receive it
  • player 1 finishes on goal from the red cone
  • repeat sequence


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • player 2 makes a lofted pass to player 1
  • player 1 has to finish on goal with his second touch
  • coach signals to which side the player has to leave the triangle
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • quality of preparation touch
  • contact surface
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • placement versus power
  • weight of pass
  • accurate passes
  • communication

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