Soccer Cone Dribbling # 5 Training Drill

Cone Dribbling # 5

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 9+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling

Field Preparation:

  • each player outside grid with a ball
  • cones to mark off area
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players throw ball to another player inside grid who controls it and dribbles to next group to his right


  • first player runs without a ball to the group to his left, receives the ball and dribbles to next group in a clockwise direction
  • vary ways of receiving the ball (head, chest, knee etc.)
  • vary service (high, low, with or without spin etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • close control
  • good first touch into space
  • verbal and visual communication

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