Soccer Speed Dribbling Soccer Training Drill

Speed Dribbling Soccer

Dribbling is one of the fundamental aspects of soccer. Often you will be using the front part of your instep, especially when you are dribbling at speed.

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs)
Number of Players: 3+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling, Passing

Field Preparation:

  • group of 3-4
  • each group with a ball
  • grid (30yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • first player dribbles up to the far cone and passes it to the next player
  • the passing player follows his pass as shown
  • activity continues until all players have returned to their original starting positions


  • specify how players must dribble and receive (inside or outside of foot, sole, left or right foot only etc.)
  • specify how players must pass/receive (left or right foot, inside or outside foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • eye contact
  • close control

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