Shooting Drill with Diagonal Ball

  • Organisation

    • 2 goals with goalkeepers are placed 30 meters apart from each other
    • Split players into 2 teams
    • Players should line-up according to 
    • 4 cones
    • all available balls
  • Process

    • First player plays a diagonal ball (in the air) to his teammate
    • This player then lays it off for the first player to finish on goal with the first touch
    • Players then switch positions/ rotate
    • Then, the other team runs the same attacking sequence

Training Set



20 min




Long passing, Shot technique/shooting, Ball control

Training Organization

Number of Players

6 - 9 players, > 10 players

Form of Training

Group training, Team training

Skill Level

Advanced, Beginner

Participating Players

Whole team


2 goalies


Offensive behaviors

Spatial Behavior

Double penalty box

Training Location

Asphalt, Grass field, Turf field

Author: Tom Pilarski

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