Soccer Shooting Plus Combination Training Drill

Shooting Plus Combination

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • 1x goal with goalie
  • good supply of cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play


  • player A passes to player B who lays it off to the side to player A who makes a lead pass to player B who has
  • made a run towards the goal to receive the ball and finish
  • once the sequence is completed player B gets back in line and player A takes player B’s starting position
  • switch sides after 8-10 min.


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • players must finish on goal one-touch
  • ball cannot bounce before it goes into the goal
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • body mechanics and control of body
  • body position and balance
  • eye on ball
  • quality of preparation touch
  • contact surface
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • placement versus power
  • accurate passing

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