Dribbling with speed challenge

  • Organisation

    2 groups of 4

  • Process

    The defender dribbles across and leaves the ball in front of the attacker on the way by.

    The attacker takes good first touch to create space to accelerate and tries to knock one of 3 balls off a cone.

    The defender rounds a cone and provides chase. He then tries to tag the attacker out.

  • Tip

    Good first touch quick acceleration

    You are faster without the ball

    Keep score to increase the intensity!

    Progression 1: change the points on the cones to 3 for left, 2 for centre, 1 for right since the far right will be the easiest to get to

    Progression 2: add a penalty line and allow for more defending

    Progression 3: have the players finish from behind the green cones

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis


Adult (from 18 years on), U6 - U13, U14 - U19, Any


25 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players, 1 - 5 players, 6 - 9 players

Form of Training:

Training in pairs, Individual training, Stations, Group training, Team training

Skill Level:

Beginner, Advanced, Professional, Any

Author: Tom Lacroix

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