Soccer Shooting Accuracy Training Drill

Shooting Accuracy

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs)(8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 10+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Passing, Finishing, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (35yds x 45yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 reg. goals with goalkeepers
  • pinnies


  • two teams play 4v4
  • on each goal line there is a team waiting
  • team stays on the field if it scores a goal or takes a shot that the opposing goalkeeper (shot must be on target)
  • team that allows a goal or a shot on goal is immediately replaced by the waiting team
  • team which has scored must receive a new ball from their goalkeeper
  • oncoming team must enter the field quickly and match up


  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • quick finish
  • quality of preparation touch
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • vision and anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • quick transitions

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