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U12 Soccer Drills


The soccer drills listed below are age specific soccer drills for Under 12 age group, Soccer Games and Soccer Training Sessions. At U12 we believe that players are more tactically competent than most assume and therefore we expose players to a combination of both technical, tactical and situational soccer training exercises. Its important to allow for training exercises and sessions that allow for creativity to develop around instruction. A combination of small sided games and drills are used develop tactical and technical skills. Progress to U14 Soccer Drills, U16 Soccer Drills, U18 Soccer Drills.

SAQ Crossover Course

SAQ soccer drill that develops agility in soccer. Develop reaction time, motors skills for balance, co-ordination, programmed agility & random agility. ...

11-04-2018 Hits:5913 Agility Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Playing Out the Back with Neutral Full B…

Playing out the back exercise with progressive difficulty. Foundational level activity to build good supporting angles and incorporate strategies to build possession out from the defensive third of the field...

23-03-2018 Hits:11466 Playing Out from the Back SSGs Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Midfield Supportive Passing

This passing and midfield exercise involves developing play out from the defending unit through into the midfield.

18-05-2017 Hits:7563 Passing and Control Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Dynamic Soccer Warm Up

Warm-up with dynamic exercises to be used prior to training or games. Increase internal body temperature and decrease the risk of injury. Also used for mental preparation & focus prior...

29-12-2015 Hits:18830 Warm Up Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Playing Out the Back with Transition SSG

Develop Playing Out the Back in zones with transition built into the exercise. Coach shape and movements necessary to build out fro the back and circulate the football through the...

27-12-2015 Hits:10788 Playing Out from the Back SSGs Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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4vs4 (+3) Transition Game

Transitional rondo exercise used to develop various aspects of play in tandem. Primarily possession skills with transition to attacking and also defending. Exercise should be used positionally to develop appropriate...

23-12-2015 Hits:12509 Transition Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Midfield Rotations Rondo

Possession activity designed to develop rotations and intelligent movement of midfielders to create supporting angles when in possession.

11-12-2015 Hits:12575 Positional Rotations Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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5vs2 Rondo

Develop possession skills in a transitional rondo 5vs2. Possession skills and angles of support are coached as well as quick transitions between the attacking and defending phase of the game.

09-12-2015 Hits:15995 Possession Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Twin Grid Rondo

Quick possession activity with position functionality in two small possession grids. Soccer rondo exercise for developing quick play.

08-12-2015 Hits:8449 Possession Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Playing Out the Back SSG

Coach Playing out from the Back and building possession through the 3rds. Based on a possession style of football. Passing into the midfield. This exercise has several progressions that develop...

19-02-2015 Hits:12515 Playing Out from the Back SSGs Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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4-3-3 Positional Rondo

Positional rondo exercise in a 433 shape. Could be modified for other formations. Coach possession specifically in a 4-3-3 with transitions and playing tight spaces. Could be used as a...

18-01-2015 Hits:25740 Possession SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Developing Attacking in the Final 3rd

Attacking functional exercise where teams attempt to create effective attacking patterns. Develop wide attacking play and also central combination play in order to disorganize and disorientate the defending line.

17-01-2015 Hits:23030 Attacking Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Compact Defending

Coach team how to compact the field and prevent opportunities to penetrate. Reduce the space between lines as an 11 man unit and learn how to slide and shift to...

13-03-2014 Hits:14347 Defending 11vs11 Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Back 4 Zonal Positioning

Coach how to shift the defending block and how to compact the field. Coach defending deep and being hard to penetrate by maintaining spacing and co-ordinating as a unit effectively...

05-03-2014 Hits:20995 Defending Functional Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Finishing with Sprints

Attacking and finishing in front of goal with conditional fitness built in. Coach how finish from crosses and quick combination play with crossing. Also quick transition on missed efforts that...

21-02-2014 Hits:11032 Technical Finishing Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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4-3-3 Possession

433 possession small sided game where we coach how to maintain possession in a 4-3-3. Coach combination play in the central midfield in a 4-3-3. ...

20-02-2014 Hits:15758 Possession SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Deep Defending to Counter Attack

Coach understanding when to counter-attack on a large scale small sided game. Coach how to counter-attack in different ways and also how to regain possession in your own half. Strategies...

10-02-2014 Hits:14013 Compact Defending Games Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

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Coach Central Defenders to deal with Cro…

Defending priorities and roles for central defenders in dealing with wide served balls. Coach how to deal with attackers in the final third and the details of the defending movements of...

05-12-2013 Hits:13215 Defending Functional Drills Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

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Creating and Exploiting Space in Wide Ar…

Coach how to create space in wide areas and to exploit space in these areas. Coach how develop 1vs1 attacking scenarios wide and flank play along with attempt to unbalance...

12-11-2013 Hits:17510 Attacking Functional Drills Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

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FC Barcelona Defensive Transition

Coach how to regain possession in the final third and how to prevent the opposition playing forwards. Ideally attempting to regain possession of the football in 6 secs if possible...

21-10-2013 Hits:25398 Defending Phases of Play Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

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Building up from the Back

Role of players when playing out the back. Role of midfield players when central defender is in possession. Role of central defenders when midfield player is in possession. Develop players understandings...

14-10-2013 Hits:23366 Attacking Phases of Play Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

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Possession With Tempo (Barcelona)

Coach a team to control the tempo of possession and adopt a shape necessary to maintain possession. Players in central areas learn to connect the field and provide switches of...

23-07-2013 Hits:16173 Non-Directional Possession SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Coach Fullbacks to Overlap Effectively

Learn how to make an effective run to create space/cross/shoot. Learn how to recognize the right moment to overlap and exploit in wide flank areas. Learn also how to make...

17-07-2013 Hits:17780 Attacking Phases of Play Alexander Trukan - avatar Alexander Trukan

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Running With the Ball and Conditioning

Dribbling technique that can be also used as a conditioning and fitness exercise if needed. Running with the ball technique training and also football specific conditioning. Can also be used...

16-07-2013 Hits:19505 Aerobic Fitness Drills Ray Power - avatar Ray Power

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Midfielders Creating and Exploiting Spac…

Develop passing and receiving soccer skills and how to create space as an individual and he strategies needed. Understanding also when there is need to work hard to move to...

16-07-2013 Hits:11313 Creating Space Ray Power - avatar Ray Power

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Conditioning With Dribbling

Dribbling exercise that incorporates conditioning to varying degrees as desired. Improve dribbling, turning, ball manipulation skills with football-specific conditioning. ...

15-07-2013 Hits:16068 Aerobic Fitness Drills Ray Power - avatar Ray Power

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Exploiting 1vs1 Wing Scenarios (Arsenal)

Develop wide player's ability to beat opponents 1vs1 and deliver a cross. Incorporates finishing and crossing technique as fundamental for the activity. Small sided game format with two competing teams...

20-03-2013 Hits:28157 Crossing and Wide Play SSGs TonyDeers - avatar TonyDeers

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Recovery Runs from Midfield SSG

Defending recovery runs small sided game with sectioned area to determine clear defending runs for players. Coach where to make recovery runs for various positions (In particular Midfield players) and make...

29-11-2012 Hits:16755 Compact Defending Games Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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6 Ball Game (Aerobic)

Small sided game focusing on developing Aerobic Fitness (High Intensity) and immediate transition on attack. Finishing is also trained in high reps as the defending unit is frequently outnumbered. ...

30-03-2012 Hits:32342 Aerobic SSG's Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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Fitness Ladder (Aerobic)

Fitness and conditioning activity used to develop aerobic capacity and also threshold capacity. Exercise integrates technical training at repeated stations whilst training aerobic energy systems. ...

12-02-2012 Hits:33705 Aerobic Fitness Drills Darren Pitfield - avatar Darren Pitfield

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