20 Fun And Effective Soccer Dribbling Drills

Soccer Dribbling Drills

Check out these fun and effective soccer dribbling drills you can use in your next coaching session. Dribbling a soccer ball is not the easiest skill to master, but dribbling drills can certainly help players to improve their ball handling and dribbling skills. Defenders, midfielders, forwards, and even goalkeepers, need to practice dribbling so that they can comfortably dribble with the ball and keep control while moving at speed without losing possession. Below you’ll find 20 of our favorite soccer dribbling drills.

Soccer Dribbling Drills

Here are 20 soccer dribbling drills you can use. All these drills are suitable for kids but can be easily adapted to play with older players. Each drill also comes with a free PDF so you can easily take the drill instructions with you to your next coaching session.

Virgil Van Dijk Drill
In this fun and active warm-up game, players get to practice their dribbling and shielding skills as they try and stop Virgil Van Dijk from stealing their ball and scoring a goal!
Go To Drill The Virgil Van Dijk Challenge
2v1 Soccer Drill
In this simple 2v1 soccer drill players get plenty of opportunities to shoot and make basic tactical decisions as they outnumber their opponent. Adding a counter goal for the defender…
Go To Drill 2v1 To Goal
1v1 Soccer Drill
In this highly energetic and competitive 1v1 game, players attack 3 goals and defend 3 goals. This activity also gives lots of touches on the ball, offers decision-making opportunities for…
Go To Drill 1V1 Madness
1v1 Drill
In this intense 1v1 ladder game, players will always be on the move and constantly trying to beat their opponents as they work their way up to the famous Wembley…
Go To Drill FA Cup Soccer Game
1v1 Soccer Drill
In this chaotic 1v1 game, players compete individually against one opponent while other players are competing 1 on 1 with other players simultaneously. Players have to be aware of both…
Go To Drill Goals From Chaos
Soccer Turning Drill
This soccer turning drill for kids is a fun game based on the cartoon Tom and Jerry. This drill is great for helping young players practice their favorite turn and dribbling at speed whilst being chased by their teammates in a classic game of cat and mouse!
Go To Drill Tom And Jerry Game | Turning Drill
Soccer Dribbling Drill
In this fun dribbling drill, players will compete in teams to pass and dribble the ball into the opponent’s ‘End Zone’. This drill is great for practicing dribbling moves and…
Go To Drill End Zone Soccer | Dribbling Drill
British Bulldog Soccer Drill
This soccer drill is a fun dribbling drill based on the classic playground game ‘British Bulldog’. In this drill, players must run and dribble across a grid to the other…
Go To Drill British Bulldog Soccer Drill
soccer Warm Up dribbling drill
In this turning and dribbling drill, players will practice dribbling and executing cuts while navigating a circuit. This dribbling drill is great to use as a warm-up drill when focusing a training session on dribbling and dribbling skill moves.
Go To Drill Dribbling Moves | Warm Up Drill
Soccer Dribbling Drill
In this fun dribbling drill for kids, players will pretend to be pirates hunting for some treasure. Players will use inside cuts and outside cuts to dribble the ball around some cones before finding the ‘treasure’ and taking the bounty back to their team. Let’s take a look at how to set up the drill.
Go To Drill Pirate Treasure Hunt | Dribbling Drill For Kids
Turning soccer Drill
This soccer dribbling drill is a fun game to practice turning with the ball. Players will work together in teams and compete for possession of the ball. Players must dribble…
Go To Drill Turning Drill
Robin Hood Soccer Drill
Robin Hood is a classic soccer drill for practicing dribbling and performing drag backs. In this fun soccer dribbling drill for kids, players are ‘Robin Hood’ and they must steal…
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King Of The Ring Drill
This dribbling drill is a fun game to practice dribbling and turning with the ball. It’s ideal for kids aged 8+ and teenagers.
Go To Drill King Of The Ring
Turning With The Ball-Dribbling Drill
This soccer dribbling drill is great to practice dribbling and turning with the ball. It’s ideal for kids and low level players, but can be easily adapted for more skilled…
Go To Drill Turning With The Ball