Soccer Sit Tag Training Drill

Sit Tag

Free Soccer Training Tips By Top Soccer Drills. All of these exercises can act as warm up routines prior to moving into a more intense phases in practice.

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 5+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-15 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • grid (20yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • regular tag game
  • dribblers are safe if they sit down on their ball before being tagged
  • only one dribbler is allowed to sit at a time
  • if tagged players switch roles


  • specify how players must dribble (left or right foot, inside or outside foot etc.)
  • dribbling players are safe if they take the ball in their hands
  • vary number of taggers
  • taggers don’t have to dribble a ball
  • start game without balls as a warm up
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • agility and balance
  • contact surface of foot
  • deception
  • set up defender
  • change of speed & direction
  • protect the ball
  • vision
  • close control

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