Fun And Effective Soccer Shooting Drills
Check out these fun and effective soccer shooting drills that you can use in your next coaching session. Shooting, like any skill in soccer, takes a lot of practice to master. Soccer shooting drills can help players refine their shooting skills while having fun at the same time. Below you will find many free soccer shooting drills for practicing a range of shooting skills and techniques.
Fun Soccer Shooting Drills
Here are all of our soccer shooting drills that you can use in your youth soccer coaching sessions:
2v1 To Goal
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 also encourages maintaining possession of the ball after successfully winning…
2v2 Shooting Drill | Shooting Wars
In this soccer shooting drill, players will compete 2v2 while trying to score as many goals as possible.
3v2 Attack, Attack, Attack!
In this exciting and competitive overload game, players get multiple attacks on goal and try to score as many goals as possible. 3v2 Attack – Overload Game Set Up The Drill Set up a 50×40 yard grid using small cones….
4v2 To Goal | Shooting Drill
Like a classic 4v2 Rondo, this shooting activity helps players work on their passing & receiving skills as well as their 1st touch but with the added bonus of shooting! By using defenders in this drill you can look to replicate more game realistic shooting scenarios so players can transfer their skills to the weekend game.
Attack And Score
In this realistic 1v1 shooting drill, players must work their way around a defender to try and get a shot on goal and score! This activity helps develop dribbling skills, shooting skills, defending skills. and goalkeeping skills.
Attitude To Shooting
In this fast-paced and frenetic small-sided game, players work on their first touch and developing a positive attitude to shooting and taking chances. Drill: Attitude To Shooting Set Up The Drill Set up a 30×20-yard grid with a goal at…
Battleships | Shooting Drill
Based on the all-time classic board game this shooting warm-up activity is always a hit with players as they fine-tune their shooting technique whilst destroying each other’s battleships!
Bermuda Triangle | Shooting Drill
This unique small-sided shooting game is competitive and provides plenty of shooting opportunities for your players whilst improving their decision-making skills, passing and receiving, and even switching the play.
Fast Shooting Drill
Like our popular Lightning Shooting Drill, this soccer drill is another fun soccer shooting drill to practice shooting at speed.
Finishing Under Pressure | Shooting Drill
In this simple soccer shooting drill, players get multiple opportunities to practice shooting and finishing under pressure from a defender. This drill emulates the pressure players will be under in a real game and encourages players to use multiple techniques to do the most important thing in the game, score!
Goalie Wars | 1v1 Shooting Drill
In this simple yet fast and exciting 1v1 game that players love, players try to score against their opponent, then try to save their opponent’s shot, before trying to score again. And again. And again. It’s goalie wars!
Goals Galore | Small Sided Game
In this exciting small-sided game, players get to practice their turning and shooting skills. They will also learn to spread out, keep their head up, and pass the ball to their open teammates whilst scoring goals galore!
Lightning Soccer Game
The lighting soccer game is a super fun soccer drill for practicing shooting and everybody’s favorite shooting game to play at practice. In this drill, players will practice shooting at speed and reacting to the outcome of the shot. Read on to learn how to play the lightning soccer game.
Multi-Ball Shooting Drill
In this fast and exciting small-sided game, players get to choose which ball they use to re-enter the field, catch their opponents unaware, and score, score, score!
Numbers Shooting Drill | 2v2 Soccer Shooting Drill
Players love the competitive element of this shooting game in which everyone gets a chance to compete and shoot as well as cheer on their teammates to victory!
Team Lightning – Shooting Drill
An adaptation of the ever-popular Lightning Soccer Drill, Team lightning has the added benefit of developing passing and receiving skills and delivers multiple repetitions for all players in a short period of time. Give this fun and competitive shooting game…
Turn And Shoot
In this 2v2 turning game, players get the opportunity to practice receiving the ball under pressure with their back to goal before executing their favorite turn to beat their opponent and score!
Wembley Doubles | 2v2 Attacking Drill
Based on the classic British schoolyard soccer game, Wembley doubles is a fun, player-led 2v2 shooting game that players love to play. Use it as a warm-up activity, an end-of-practice reward, or when you’re short on players and don’t know what else to do!
Wild West Shootout | Shooting Drill
This fun soccer shooting drill is a fun activity to practice shooting from a distance. Players will work in groups of three and will practice shooting with their laces and with their instep.