Football Drills

Free to view Football or soccer drills to improve specific areas of performance with coaching tips, variations, and progressions.

Football passing drills

Soccer passing drills to develop passing ability. Suitable for players of all ages, and encourage accuracy and awareness of surrounding players.

Dribbling drills

Kids soccer drills focussing on improving a player’s dribbling ability and close ball control. Players can do many of these soccer training drills, unlike passing drills, on their own.

Shooting Drills

Shooting is probably the most fun part of football training. All players enjoy shooting practice. The most popular conventional technique is striking the ball with the laces.

Control drills

These improve ball control. There is likely to be some cross-over between the football skills of the control-type soccer drills and the passing or dribbling 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.


Soccer drills specifically aimed at improving goalkeeping skills. Specific goalkeeping drills to build confidence and include goalkeepers in training.

2 v 2 Drills

The following 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 game approach to coaching.

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 that bring fun and competition into the training session.

One-to-one coaching

Teach your child the basics with our progressive football drills that are easily practiced in a small back garden. These football drills are specially devised for parents to use when working one-to-one with their son or daughter.

Football Fitness, Speed and Agility

Fitness for football not only requires a high level of aerobic fitness to enable the player to keep going for 90+ minutes but speed and agility are also vital. The following drills aim to improve footballer’s speed and agility.

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