Drill of the Week: Warm-Up Wizards Soccer Drill for Kids

Welcome to Drill of the Week, a series on ACTIVEkids.com that explains individual and team drills for parents and coaches to help kids improve at the sports they love.

This week's drill is Warm-Up Wizards, a soccer dribbling exercise brought to you by TheDrillbook.com.

Description

As a warm-up, the player begins in 5x5 yd grid dribbling freely for one minute. Next the player dribbles around a cone and then back into the square, then around a different cone. Finally the player dribbles freely using just the left foot and then just the right foot.

More: Drill of the Week: Soccer Passing Drill for Kids

Key Teaching Points

  • Let the player move freely through the area to begin.
  • Encourage the use of both feet and all parts of the foot.
  • Encourage frequent changes of direction using the inside, outside and bottom of the foot.

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TheDrillBook is a revolutionary new platform and mobile app that provides multiple sport player development via fun and engaging games/drills/activities for your child to master critical sports skills and tactics. Additionally as a Parent/Coach you will find robust content on how to teach each sport and valuable modules on nutrition, safety, equipment, leadership development and more. Complete Team Management/Communication, Scheduling and Practice Modules come into play when your child uses TheDrillBook as part of an organized sports team.

TheDrillBook is a revolutionary new platform and mobile app that provides multiple sport player development via fun and engaging games/drills/activities for your child to master critical sports skills and tactics. Additionally as a Parent/Coach you will find robust content on how to teach each sport and valuable modules on nutrition, safety, equipment, leadership development and more. Complete Team Management/Communication, Scheduling and Practice Modules come into play when your child uses TheDrillBook as part of an organized sports team.

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