Soccer Cone Goal Dribbling 2 Training Drill

Cone Goal Dribbling 2

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • each attacker with a ball
  • grid (30yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • cone goals (4-6yds)


  • attackers attempt to dribble over goal line with control
  • attackers can only dribble over goal line from one side
  • attackers cannot dribble at same goal twice in a row
  • defenders must stay on goal line and can only move from side to side (they cannot go forward)
  • players switch roles after 2-3 minutes


  • attackers can dribble through cone goals from both sides
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • agility and balance
  • contact surface of foot
  • change of direction and speed
  • deception
  • set up defender
  • protect the ball
  • close control

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