Dribbling Drills

Kids soccer drills to focus on improving a players dribbling ability and close ball control. Many of these soccer training drills unlike passing drills can be done by young players practicing on their own. Aim to focus on quality and accuracy to begin with rather than speed and try to look up as often as possible to get used to being aware of other players.

Dribbling drill where players dribble around two opponants then finish with a shot to the goal.

Players dribble the ball around in a marked area aiming to turn their opponents cones over whilst keeping control of the ball.

Players sprint round a cone and compete for the ball. More of a speed and tackling drill than a dribbling one.

Players dribble the ball around a marked circile keeping control of their ball whilst at the same time trying to kick another players ball out of the circle.

Players dribble around a coned out obstacle course. You can get creative in how you mark out the course.

A simple drill where two teams race in a relay dribbling the ball between a line of cones. The first team to successfully complete wins.

Players race to a cone and back then the next one and back keeping the ball under control.

Dribbling drill where players beat two opponants and shoot before coming back the other side dribbling through cones.  A continuous drill.

Football dribbling practice drill where players dribble the ball through cone gates keeping the baall under control.

Dribbling drill where players dribble the ball to the cone then pass off to the next player at another cone. A continuous dribbling based football drill.

Players dribble around a triangle of cones for 1 minute continnuously. They can go round in any order or direction.

Players stand in a circle and take it in turns dribbling it into a small coned area in the middle of the circle before passing it out.