Soccer Vertical Pass Plus Finish # 2 Training Drill

Vertical Pass Plus Finish # 2

Coaching effective goal scoring is frequently achieved with shooting soccer drills. Efficient and steady soccer finishing entails not only shooting towards the target. Becoming an efficient and surgical finisher necessitates a player to learn several skills in the craft of goal scoring-skills which ensure that the player is going to persistently reach the back of the net. There is not only one element or ability that produces a powerful goal scorer; it’s a mix of elements. Many goal scoring chances arise for just fractions of a second. Goal scorers don’t dwell on those opportunities. Many respond actively and instantly to cash in prior to an opposing player acts to clear the danger.

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • each player with a ball
  • 1 goal with goalie
  • supply of cones
  • good supply of balls for continuous play


  • players pass to the player in the middle who relays the ball through the middle or one of the outer cone goals
  • player who made the first pass then makes a run through the neighboring cone goal to receive the
  • ball and finish on goal


  • specify how players must shoot (left or right foot, inside or laces, high or low etc.)
  • players must finish by dribbling around the goalkeeper
  • 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
  • anticipation
  • placement versus power
  • attack the goalkeeper at pace

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