Soccer Two Shots On Goal Training Drill

Two Shots On Goal

There’s really no question why shooting drills for soccer are often a preferred activity to perform. However shooting is quite difficult and demands several motions to come together for you to hit the soccer ball effectively.

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

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


  • on coach’s (goalie’s) command both servers pass towards the first player of their group
  • the shooters run towards the ball and attempt to finish on goal on their first touch
  • the player who scores a goal is awarded a point for his group
  • the player whose shot is on target is also awarded a point for his group
  • group with most points wins


  • player must shoot the ball without a bounce in the net (ball must not bounce)
  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • 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
  • placement versus power

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