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U7 Soccer Drills
This page displays U7 soccer drills suitable for younger players with fun and engagement at the forefront of anything we create. Fun games and social interaction are the main components, with soccer dribbling games, 1v1 games, and of course, scoring common activities for our smaller ballers
U7 Soccer Practices
Soccer drills for players aged 7 and under should continue to focus on having fun and developing basic motor skills, but may also include more structured and challenging activities. Here are some examples of soccer drills that can be coached for young players:
Dribbling with a partner: Set up a course with a series of cones or markers, with a ball at the start. Players work in pairs, with one player dribbling the ball around the course and the other player following closely behind. This drill helps to develop dribbling skills and coordination, as well as teamwork and communication.
Passing and receiving: Set up a small grid or area with a ball at the centre.
Players take turns passing the ball to their teammates and receiving it back, trying to keep the ball in the grid as long as possible. This drill helps to develop passing and receiving skills, as well as teamwork and communication.
Target shooting: Set up a small goal or target at one end of the field, with a ball at the other end. Players take turns attempting to score goals or hit the target from different distances and angles. This drill helps to develop shooting skills and accuracy.
2v2 tournament: Set up a series of 2v2 challenges or mini-games, with players competing against each other in small groups. This drill helps to develop teamwork and coordination, as well as individual skills.
These are just a few examples of the many soccer drills that can be coached for players aged 7 and under. By focusing on having fun and developing basic skills, coaches can help young players to enjoy the game and improve their skills.