Soccer 1v1v1 Training Drill


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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 3+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: dribbling

Field Preparation:

  • groups of three
  • 3x cone goals 2-4yds
  • pinnies


  • each player defends one goal and attacks the other two
  • goals are scored by dribbling through the cone goal only
  • goals can be scored from both sides


  • players can score an extra point by beating a defender with a move
  • players can score by passing through the goal
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • switch point of attack
  • deception
  • set up defender
  • change of speed & direction
  • protect the ball
  • close control
  • vision
  • decision making

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