Shopping Cart

No products in the cart.

Keep in Touch!

Do you want to be the first to know about our promos, soccer training tips, events and many more?
Of course you do!

Free Finishing Drills for 8-year-old kids

Finishing Drills –  4vs4 Finishing

4vs4 Finishing

Download Tactical Soccer to see animation!

DESCRIPTION
• play 4v4
• balls placed on cones are positioned 5-6yrds in from the end lines
• teams score by knocking the ball off the cone with the game ball
• if ball goes out of bounds the ball is kicked back in (kick-ins)

VARIATION
• vary number of targets
• one target in each corner
• tall cones as targets instead of balls
• limit number of touches
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS
• communication
• create supporting angles
• quick transitions
• quick finish
• switch point of attack
• quality of preparation touch
• aggressive and positive mentality
• vision and anticipation
• placement versus power

 

 

Finishing Drills – 4vs4 Shooting Game

4vs4 Shooting Game

Download Tactical Soccer to see animation!

DESCRIPTION
• play 2v2 in each half
• players must stay in their half

VARIATION
• allow the defender who makes a pass to his forward to move into the attacking half to create 3v2 situation
• goals can only be scored off a first touch
• limit number of touches
• adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

COACHING POINTS

Attacking:
• accurate passes
• quick finish
• aggressive and positive mentality
• placement versus power
• supporting angle and distance to ball
• unbalancing the defense
• create space for others
• attack space behind defense

Defending:
• angle and speed of approach
• delay and channel
• deny turn
• tracking
• recovery runs
• changing role of pressure and cover
• visual and verbal communication

 

Default image
Tactical Boards

Tactical Soccer helps to develop more effective and successful players and coaches across all levels of the US soccer landscape.

Articles: 230