Entries by Tactical Boards

Free Dribbling Drills

Dribbling Drills – 4 Corner Zones Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • each team attempts to dribble and lay off the ball to one of its target players in one of the corner zones (receiving target player must dribble the ball out of his zone and complete one pass to be awarded a point for his team […]

Free Possession Drills for 5-year-old kids

Possession Drills – Team Steal Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • one team starts to dribble with 2-3 balls less than # of players • players try to win and maintain possession • team with most balls in their possession at the end wins • alternate team that starts with the balls VARIATION • vary number of balls • […]

Free Attacking Drills for 8-year-old kids

Attacking Drills –  Transition Game 2 Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • blue team in the middle zone starts with the ball and attacks one end and tries to score on one of the two mini goals • play goes on until the blue team scores or the red team gets the ball across the middle line […]

Free Passing Drills for 5-year-old kids

Passing Drills – 3vs1 Plus 4 Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • 3 attackers versus 1 defender play inside the grid • 4 target players are positioned around the grid • one outside player starts the game by passing to one of the attacking players • attacking players try to connect three passes before they attempt to score […]

Free Defending Drills for 5-year-old kids

Defending Drills – Middle Target Zones Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • each team defends and attacks a goal with goalie • players stay in their designated half • teams must pass to neutral player in target zone • neutral player then moves into attacking zone to create numbers-up situation (4v3) as shown • switch roles regularly VARIATION […]

Free Attacking Drills for 5-year-old kids

Attacking Drills – Crossing Activity 1 Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • player 1 passes to player 2 who dribbles down to the goal line and through the cone goal and then makes a cross towards the middle to player 3 & 4 who have made a run towards the goal VARIATION • play without goalie • add […]

Free Possession Drills for 5-year-old kids

Possession Drills –  Passing SSG Middle Goal 2 Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • teams score from both sides of the goal VARIATION • each team can score only from one designated side of the goal • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group COACHING POINTS • ball must be kept on the […]

Free Passing Drills for 8-year-old kids

Passing Drills – In The Open Space 3 Download Tactical Soccer! DESCRIPTION • play 4v4 • grid is divided into four smaller grids as shown • teams score by making a pass to a teammate who is in a different grid diagonally than the passer VARIATION • play 4v2, 5v2, 6v3 etc. • limit number of touches • […]