Soccer Shooting Coordination # 7 Training Drill

Shooting Coordination # 7

Soccer shooting drills and exercises made fun and easy to learn. This page is focuses on every detail of soccer kicking skills and how to coach it.

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • 1 goal with goalie
  • 2 cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play


  • players dribble at coach with speed
  • coach signals to a side to which the player has to dribble and finish on goal
  • players must finish before they get to the shooting line


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • specific move for players to perform to get around coach
  • shot cannot touch the ground before it hits the target
  • 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 advantage
  • dribble with speed

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