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youth soccer games and drills

communication and team work


2 v 2 with two neutrals
3 team keepaway
5 v 2
5 v 2
6 goal game
across the line
All up and back
ball tag
Big goals, small goals
black hole keep away
blob tag
blob tag
change soccer
defence into attack
double defending
dribble through the gate
end zone game
four goal game
Get out of here
go for goal!
Hot potato
Introducing young soccer players to the concept of team work
keep the prisoner
lane soccer
line game
line soccer
midfield defending
midfield defending
midfield defending
Mini soccer
Mini soccer
Mini soccer
piranha waters
positional play: support behind the ball
possession drills, games and warm ups
protect the cone
quick thinking
second attacker support
shadow play - teaching positions to U9-U11 players
side help game
spike ball
Swedish handball
team building
team shape and movement practice plan
The Cobra's Lair
the crossing game
three v one keepaway
three v one keepaway
three way soccer
triangle tag
turning and switching play through a central player
vision and support
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