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Football Goalkeeping Drills

Goalkeeping drills

The following soccer drills are specifically aimed at improving goalkeeping skills and goalkeeper training. The goalkeeper is often overlooked in training sessions and setting up some specific goalkeeping drills will build confidence and help the goalkeeper feel valued. Catching and Throwing Players cross the ball in high from different angles and the keeper must catch …

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Football Pre-Season Training

The aim of pre-season training is to slowly build fitness levels and gain match practice. By the time you play the first game of season you should have played at least 5 friendlies, but overplaying before the season starts has to be taken into consideration. Some form of weights work would be advantageous but a …

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Football Fun Games

The following football drills for kids are more fun related games yet still allow kids to work on their basic soccer skills. They are excellent soccer games for kids, which bring fun and competition into the training session. In a Spin! Aim: A fun drill to finish training with! Suitable for: At the coaches discretion! Equipment: A ball, …

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Football 2 v 2 Drills

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. Football Tennis Two v two games of headers and volleys tennis in a marked court with cones …

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Football Heading Drills

Heading is often a football skill some young players are not keen on. If done badly it will hurt! Try to build up confidence with short easy heading practice to build confidence. Players should head the ball with the middle of their forehead and try to keep their eyes open. Using the nose or the …

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