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Possession Drills

Keeping possession of the ball will lead to more scoring chances, and limit your opponent's chances of scoring. If you encourage your players to ...

Drills

3 Vs 3 Soccer

category: Possession

Soccer 3 vs 3 Soccer Possession Each teams has 3 players and one goal to defend and one to attack. The ball is not allowed to stop or go over head h...

5V3 End Zone

category: Possession

Soccer 5v3 End Zone Possession The 5 attackers must get the ball from one end zone to the other without losing possession to the defenders. Encourages...

4 V 2 Rotation

category: Possession

Soccer 4 v 2 Rotation Possession Four players are placed in a grid with two defender. ... The player who makes the mistake must swap over and become t...

Activation - 4V4V4 Possession Game

category: Possession

Soccer Activation - 4v4v4 Possession Game Possession Objective: The team on the outside to retain possession (on outside only) & switch play by combin...

Sessions

Playing the Ball Out From the Back

The ?modern way? is to play out from the back. To be able to do it successfully though, you need your defenders to be comfortable on the ball when loo...

Keeping Possession

Reduce the turnovers and get your team working up the field by keeping possession and building attacks by selecting the right pass.

Creating Space in the Midfield

Develop your players understanding of space and how their movement (or even lack of at times) can create space to play in the midfield.

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Community Drills

3rd player 5v5 game

Game 5v5 (6v6).Setting always with advantage in defense, to build up advantage in offense.Team with ball possession should first pull opponent from ow...

Small sided game

Small sided game on a 7-aside pitch. Playing possession and keeping the ball for your team. Keep possession.Recieve ball on back foot.Control the...

Possession End Zone

Split the group into small teams of 4/5 players. Each area should have two teams in it. Each team has to try and complete a certain number of passes (...