Dribbling from different start positions

  • Organisation

    The goalkeeper stands in the goal. The goalkeeper trainer (GC) stands 12-25 meters from the goal with a ball. After each turn the GC starts from a new position (the diagram shows different possible positions for the GC)
  • Process

    the GC dribbles towards the goal and tries to play around the goalkeeper. The goalkeeper tries to use the one on one situation to his advantage. Intensity: 6-8 rounds Equipment: 1 field goal
  • Tip

    The goalkeeper should only pay attention to the ball and not react to the illusiveness of the GC -Remain standing upright for as long as possible, stretch arms out and keep feet shoulder-width apart. - When quickly coming off your line, limit the attacker’s angle. Just before the attack, slow down and move more gently on the balls of your feet. - Don’t spread legs too far apart - The goalkeeper moves as quickly as possible to the centre of the penalty area.
  • Field size

    25x25 meters


Defensive/Offensive play [One on one]


Speed of movement off the ball

Strength [Leaping strength, Power & Speed]


Quick decisioning, Quick processing, Quickness of reaction, Quick understanding of danger, Quick anticipation, Flexibility

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis, Progression


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 13, Under 12, Under 11, Under 10, Under 09, Under 8, U 07 (6-7 years)]


15 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [Player, 2 players, 3 players, 4 players]

Form of Training:

Individual training, Group training, Goalkeeper training, Individual training

Participating Players:



Groups, Alone training, Alone training

Skill Level:

Professional, Beginner, Advanced

Spatial Behavior:

Penalty box

Training Location:

Asphalt, Turf field, Grass field, Indoor, Forest/meadow

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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