The following football drills are designed for 2 players to play against another pair. They are ideal for getting all players involved and in contact with the ball yet retaining a competitive small side games approach to coaching.
Two v two game of headers and volleys tennis in a marked court with cones placed in the middle to make a net.
A line of balls is placed between two teams of two. Players take it in turn to race to the middle and collect a ball.
A 2v2 mini game where teams compete for position in a square marked out by cones.
One pair attempts to pass the ball between each other through passing gates for one minute while the other pair rest.
Central player passes three balls to outside players in turn, then receives the balls back from outside players in order.
In pairs players simply pass the ball to each other without bouncing, only using headers and volleys.
Pairs compete in a square to score by receiving a pass in the end zone, then aiming to score again at the other end.
Pitch is marked with two 'end zones'. Players compete with each other to score by receiving a pass in either of the end zones.
Players compete in a large square with the aim of scoring by knocking off either of the balls placed on saucer cones in the middle.
Players compete in a central area aiming to create space to shoot and knock their opponents ball off a cone.