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Five Drills to Up Your Soccer Skills with Nikki Driesse

Five Drills to Up Your Soccer Skills with Nikki Driesse

June 04, 2018 1 Comment

In this installment of Forward Mag, professional footballer and G5 athlete Nikki Driesse @nickolette_driesse shows us five great drills for improving your soccer skills.  Formerly of the Orlando Pride, Nikki is a two-time NCAA national champion, USWNT U18 and U20 alum and now plays for the Santa Clarita Blue Heat FC.  Click on the video to watch all five of Nikki's drills or use her descriptions below for reference out on the pitch.

 

Nikki's 5 Drills to Up Your Soccer Skills

1.  Warm-Up (cones, wall/backboard)

  • Cone 5-7 yards from wall/backboard
  • Two touches
  • First touch across the body
  • 60 seconds
  • Progress to one touch
  • Use both feet
  • 60 seconds

 

2.  Dynamic dribbling (cones)

  • Sprint first 15 yards
  • Dribble ball between cones
  • Turn and run with ball to start
  • Dribble ball to start position

 

3.  Skill move to the goal (cones, wall/backboard, goal)

  • Dribble to cone
  • Use move to get past cone
  • Play one-two with the wall
  • Shot on goal

 

4.  Control and skills to goal (cones, goal)

  • Juggle ball
  • Control with dynamic touch
  • Skill on cone
  • Shot on goal

 

5.  Passing and skills to goal (cones, wall/backboard, goal)

  • Pass off wall
  • Control
  • Step over move
  • Shot on goal

Do you want to see more amazing tips from our G5 athletes?  Follow us on Instagram @goalfive for #TrainingTuesdays, where each week a Goal Five footballer gives you their best training, nutrition, and recovery tips.



1 Response

Eli Colom
Eli Colom

June 08, 2018

I saw Nikki since she was about 5 years old playing in N.J., great player with a beautiful skills and as a professional she is my favorite player.

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