Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill

This soccer dribbling drill is for U6 and U8 players. This drill focuses on dribbling and keeping close control for quick instructions. This is a fun soccer drill that also works on listening skills for the younger player.

4.19 rating from 43 user votes. 144,551 Views

Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill


Setup

  1. Create a 20X30 grid with cones.
  2. Position the players inside the grid.
  3. Each player with a ball.

Instructions

  1. Play Simon Says with the team as the players dribble in the grid.
  2. If a player does something they are not supposed to, issue them a GOTCHA.
  3. See who gets the least number of gotchas.
  4. Examples of commands could be: Change direction, stop the ball, stop the ball and put your belly on the ball, etc.
  5. Also, try to throw in a trick or two like kick the ball as far away as you can.

SoccerXpert Premium

Variations

  • Without ball
  • With ball in hand
  • With ball

Coaching Points

  • Have players do actions like clapping in between their legs and skipping to increase body awareness.
  • Focus on dribbling skills and keeping the ball close and under control.
  • Focus on players listening skills.

Equipment Required

  • Disc Cones
  • Soccer Practice or Training Balls

Drill Target Ages

  • U4, U-4, Under 4, 4 and Under
  • U5, U-5, Under 5, 5 and Under
  • U6, U-6, Under 6, 6 and Under
  • U7, U-7, Under 7, 7 and Under
  • U8, U-8, Under 8, 8 and Under

Soccer Drill Focus

Soccer Drill Titled: Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill
Tagged: Simon Says - Youth Soccer Drill
Published by: Chris Johnson
Tweet it:


SoccerXpert.com assumes no responsibility related to or associated with any injury caused by use of the soccer drills, skills, tips, or advise provided on this site.

Soccer Drills | Soccer Tips | Individual Skills | Soccer Fitness | Soccer Nutrition | Soccer Resources


SoccerXpert.com © 2005 - 2017 | 59 Visitors Currently Online

About Us | Ads | Contact Us | Links | Link to us | Site Map | User Agreement | Privacy Policy