Shooting competition with two goals

  • Organisation

    set up two opposing goals. One goalkeeper per goal. The balls are distributed among the goals.
  • Process

    The goalkeepers play against each other. They take it in turns to score goals in the opposing goal, using a variety of shooting and punting techniques. The first to score 10 goals wins Resources: 2 field goals
  • Tip

    Ongoing training of targeted punting-/goal kick-/shot at goalor throwing techniques and saves. - The goalkeeper must constantly be aware of where the shooter is. - If the opponent shoots from of far-off position from the goal, a quick shift to the ball can be advantageous, because the goal may be left open. - Shoot specifically in the corners and watch the goalkeeper. If the goalkeeper stands too far out of the goal a lob is also a promising option. - Vary the speed of the actions from quick, controlled, preparatory and expectant. - Correct the positional play, goalkeeper, shot/throw techniques again and again - To increase the fun factor, run several actions in succession
  • Field size

    for under 14s- between 12 and 20 meters for over 14s- between 20 and 26 meters


Ball control, Dribbling, Ballskill (Touch on the ball), Trapping

Shot technique/shooting [Inside of the laces passing, Laces, Outside of the foot, Inside of the foot, Half-volley, Volley]

Goalkeeping techniques [Throw-ins]


Positional play

Opening the field [Throw-ins]


Explosiveness, Speed of movement with ball, Speed of movement off the ball

Strength [Power & Speed, Leaping power, Leaping strength]


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

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

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


40 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [2 players]

Form of Training:

Individual training, Group training, Goalkeeper training

Participating Players:



2 goalies


Training for fun, Groups, Goalkeeper behaviors, Alone training

Skill Level:

Beginner, Advanced, Professional

Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field

Training Location:

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

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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