Soccer Sharp Angle Shooting Training Drill

Sharp Angle Shooting

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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: Finishing

Field Preparation:

  • 2 groups
  • 1 goal without goalie
  • each player with a ball
  • cones to mark off area


  • one player dribbles next to cones and attempts to shoot on goal as soon as he gets to the last cone as shown
  • next player starts when previous player gets to second cone
  • one point for just scoring
  • two points for scoring and hitting the far post
  • player with most points wins


  • play with goalie
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • quality of preparation touch
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • eye on ball
  • accuracy over power

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