U14 Soccer Drills

U14 soccer drills should be simple enough to encourage creativity within the structure of the activity or drill.  The drills and activities withing the practice sessions should be focused around an overall concept or theme.  Focusing on technincal skills is still important and players need to start using their technical skills under pressure and with less time to make decisions.  Therefore, small sided games are great for this age level.  A good variation of small sided games will keep players engaged whereas to much repetition can lead to boredom for players at the U14 age level.  There is a nice example of a U14 soccer practice plan posted on our site that follows these principles. Important concepts at the U14 level include the first touch and movement away from the ball.  Again, small sided games can be a great tool to help drive home these concepts.

Shooting Box

Goalkeeping Drills | Shooting Drills
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Quick Finishing Soccer Shooting Drill

Quick Finishing

Passing Drills | Shooting Drills | Goalkeeping Drills | Attacking Drills | Finishing Drills
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Soccer Dribbling Exercise - Inside Outside Touches with Both Feet

Inside and Outside Touches (Both Feet)

Dribbling Drills
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Double Goals Soccer Activity

Double Goals

Passing Drills | Dribbling Drills | Offensive Drills | Small Sided Games | Attacking Drills
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1 vs. 1 Wall Game

1 vs 1 Drills | 2 vs 1 Drills | Possession Drills | Small Sided Games
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4 vs. 4 to Six Goals - Small Sided Soccer Game

4 vs. 4 to Six Goals

Attacking Drills | Offensive Drills | Passing Drills | Small Sided Games
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Bobby Burling demonstrating the chop, soccer turning technique

Turning Exercise: The Chop

Dribbling Drills
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1v1 to 4 Goal & 4 Gates Soccer Game

1 vs 1 to 4 Goal & 4 Gates Game

Dribbling Drills | 1 vs 1 Drills | Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Small Sided Games
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The Cryuff, soccer turning exercise

Turning Exercise: The Cruyff

Dribbling Drills
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High Tempo 2 vs 2 Soccer Game

Tempo 2 vs 2 to Goal

Dribbling Drills | Attacking Drills | Defending Drills | 2 vs 2 Drills | Small Sided Games
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3 vs. 3 Own Half Shooting Soccer Drill

3 vs. 3 Own Half Shooting

Small Sided Games | Shooting Drills | Goalkeeping Drills
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Wall Passes FTW! Soccer Activity

Wall Pass FTW!

Defending Drills | Offensive Drills | Passing Drills | Small Sided Games
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2 vs. 2 Defending the Shot

2 vs. 2 Defending the Shot

Defending Drills | Offensive Drills | Small Sided Games | 2 vs 2 Drills
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First Touch: Receiving Ball with Inside of Foot

First Touch: Receiving Ball with Inside of Foot

Passing Drills | First Touch
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Forward Goalie Warm Up

Forward Goalie Warm Up

Goalkeeping Drills | Shooting Drills | Warm Up Drills
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Hexa Possession Passing Drill

Hexa Possession Passing Drill

Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Warm Up Drills
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4 vs. 4 to Six Goals Plus 1 - Soccer Drill for Building out of the back

4 vs. 4 to Six Goals Plus 1

Attacking Drills | Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Small Sided Games
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First Touch: Receiving Ball with Outside of Foot

First Touch: Receiving Ball with Outside of Foot

Dribbling Drills | First Touch | Passing Drills
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5 vs 2 Keep Away - U14 Small Sided Soccer Game

5 vs 2 Keep Away

Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Small Sided Games | Warm Up Drills
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Multi Team Endzone Soccer Activity

Multi Team Endzone Soccer

Dribbling Drills | Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Small Sided Games | Offensive Drills
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First Touch Soccer Drill - Outside Trap and Play

First Touch: Outside Trap and Play

Passing Drills | First Touch
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Get in the Zone! Soccer Dribbling Activity

Get in the Zone!

Dribbling Drills | 1 vs 1 Drills | Shooting Drills | Small Sided Games
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First Touch Soccer Drill: Inside Trap and Outside Play

First Touch: Inside Trap and Outside Play

Passing Drills | First Touch
Bobby Burling playing for Colorado Rapids
4 Goal Game - Game for Soccer Goalies

4 Goal Game

Goalkeeping Drills | Small Sided Games | Possession Drills
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One goal + Endzone Soccer Game

One Goal + Endzone

Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Small Sided Games
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Corners

Corners

Passing Drills | Dribbling Drills | Attacking Drills | Defending Drills
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3 vs. 3 Quick Attack Game

Attacking Drills | Goalkeeping Drills | Passing Drills | Shooting Drills | Small Sided Games
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2 vs. 2 Soccer Tournament

2 vs. 2 Tournament

Small Sided Games | Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Play
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Touch, Turn & Shoot

Touch, Turn & Shoot

Shooting Drills | Goalkeeping Drills
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1 vs. 1 Transition Game

1 vs. 1 Transition

1 vs 1 Drills | Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Small Sided Games
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5 vs. 3 Rescue Mission

5 vs. 3 Rescue Mission

Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Small Sided Games
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Barcelona Give & Go Shooting Drill

Barcelona Give & Go Shooting Drill

Shooting Drills | Passing Drills
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Endzone Combinations To Goal

Endzone Combinations To Goal

Passing Drills | Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Attacking Drills | Small Sided Games
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3 Goal Counter Soccer Game

3 Goal Counter

Defending Drills | Small Sided Games | Possession Drills | Passing Drills
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Heading the Soccer Ball

Basic Fundamentals: Heading the Soccer Ball

Heading Drills
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Short Short Long the Ultimate Soccer Passing Drill

Short Short Long the Ultimate Soccer Passing Drill

Passing Drills | Warm Up Drills
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Curved Zones Soccer Activity for U14

Curved Zones

Passing Drills | Small Sided Games
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Quick Pass & Follow

Quick Pass & Follow

Shooting Drills | Passing Drills
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Flying Changes Soccer Activity

Flying Changes

Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Dribbling Drills
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Rapid Defending Soccer Activity

Rapid Defending

Defending Drills | Offensive Drills | Possession Drills | Attacking Drills | Small Sided Games
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Numbers Up and Down Soccer Game

Numbers Up and Down

Transition | Offensive Drills | Defending Drills | Small Sided Games
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3 on 1 Passing

3 on 1 Passing

Passing Drills | Possession Drills
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1 vs. 1 Defending the Shot

1 vs. 1 Defending the Shot

1 vs 1 Drills | Defending Drills | Offensive Drills | Small Sided Games
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Tight Spaces - Soccer Dribbling Drill

Tight Spaces

Dribbling Drills
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Five Line Five Pass - Soccer Passing Drill

Five Line Five Pass

Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Warm Up Drills
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Direct 2 vs. 2's - Soccer Offensive Drill

Direct 2 vs. 2's

Attacking Drills | Defending Drills | Small Sided Games | Passing Drills
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2v2 + 2 Soccer Activity

2 vs. 2 Plus 2

Dribbling Drills | Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Small Sided Games
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Continuous Wall Passes

Continuous Wall Passes

Passing Drills
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Big Square Small Square Passing Series

Passing Drills | Possession Drills | Warm Up Drills
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3 vs. 1 Speed Passing Soccer Drill

3 vs. 1 Speed Passing Soccer Drill

Passing Drills | Small Sided Games | Possession Drills
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15 x 10 yd 1 vs. 1 - Small Sided Dribbling Game

15 x 10 yd 1 vs. 1's to Goal

Dribbling Drills | Small Sided Games
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Bumper Soccer Passing Activity

Bumper Soccer

Goalkeeping Drills | Offensive Drills | Passing Drills | Small Sided Games
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4 In and 4 Out Soccer Passing and Possession Drill

4 In and 4 Out Soccer Passing and Possession Drill

Passing Drills | Possession Drills
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Shadow Defending Soccer Exercise

Shadow Defending

Defending Drills | 1 vs 1 Drills | Dribbling Drills | Offensive Drills | Small Sided Games
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Two Touch Under Pressure Soccer Drill Diagram

Two Touch Under Pressure

Passing Drills | Possession Drills
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Dead Ball Striking Soccer Shooting Drill

Dead Ball Striking

Shooting Drills | Passing Drills | Offensive Drills | Goalkeeping Drills
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Go At Them 1 vs. 1 Soccer Activity

Go At Them!

1 vs 1 Drills | Dribbling Drills | Defending Drills | Offensive Drills | Small Sided Games
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Climb the Mountain Soccer Passing Drill

Climb the Mountain Soccer Passing Drill

Passing Drills | Possession Drills
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3 vs. 1 Rondo Soccer Activity

3 vs. 1 Rondo

Passing Drills | Small Sided Games | Offensive Drills
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2 v 2 v 2 Split Passing Drill

2 v 2 v 2 Split Passing Drill

Passing Drills | Small Sided Games | Possession Drills
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