Soccer Finishing Drill # 3 Training Drill

Finishing Drill # 3

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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:

  • 1x goal with goalie
  • supply of cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play


  • players pass and shoot on goal in the sequence as shown
  • the last player to receive the ball takes a shot on goal on his first touch
  • players move to the next position after each sequence
  • switch sides after 5-8 minutes


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • the last player must beat the goalie by dribbling around him
  • 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
  • vision and anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • positioning to gain an advantag

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