Area of 30 x 20.

Equipment: Balls, cones, pinnies, small goals.

Two teams play 4v4 with 4 small counter goals in corners. The teams use a diamond shape. All restarts are taken by dribbling the ball in. Defender must step 5 yards back with restarts.

Coaching Points:

Attacking: Build Up

Transition: Attacking to Defending; Quick reaction after losing the ball.

Defending: Pressure / Cover / Balance principles, 1v1 Defending, staying compact

Transition: Defending to Attacking: Explode and quick first pass in transition.


  • Passing and Receiving

  • Moves and Dribbling

  • Finishing


  • Team Shape

  • Movement to keep ball possession

  • Switching the field after recognizing that it is buddy on one side.

  • Defending: staying compact and moving with the ball.

  • Recognizing the moment of pressure, winning the ball.

Players Required: 

Comments on 5/5/2024

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