Soccer Shooting Drill # 4 Training Drill

Shooting Drill # 4

Coaching these drills will enhance your players’ ability to beat the goalie from many different spots. Shooting technique made fun and easy to learn.

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Basic Information

Age Group:(5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Finishing

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • 1 goal with goalie
  • good supply of cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play
  • repeat setup to accommodate the entire team


  • players must dribble through one side of the triangle and out through another side as shown before they can shoot on goal


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • start the drill with players aiming their shots at the goalie
  • 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

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