Soccer SSG Shooting # 2 Training Drill

SSG Shooting # 2

This small sided soccer shooting and finishing activity is a great shooting drill that focuses on shooting and finishing confidence.

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • 2 goals with goalies
  • good supply of cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play
  • pinnies


  • teams are awarded 3 points if they score from the middle zone
  • teams can score from inside the end zone with their first touch


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • limit number of touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • quality of preparation touch
  • aggressive and positive mentality
  • vision and anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • positioning to gain an advantage

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