Half Field Attaching Work

  • Organisation

    Half Field with 3 Stations.

    8 Poles.

    6 Dummies.

    6 Hurdles (Med or Large).

    3 Goals.

    4 Top Hat Cones.

    Resistance Bands.

  • Process

    Station One Right:

    1) Player has 10 seconds in place running with a resistance band held by coach.

    2) Player jumps hurdles 3 cycles - Forward, Back, Right, Forward, Back, Left.

    3) Player sprints at dummy and cuts toward the poles, receives a ball from coach, dribbles poles, then at the inside dummy, cuts across the dummy and immediately shoots with the inside foot.

    4) Player jogs to top hat cone and sprints to other top hat cone.

    Station Two Middle is 2v2 in smaller space

    Station Three is a Mirror of Station One - Using opposite Foot

  • Tip

    Teams work in groups of 6 or more cycling after 15 mins at each station.

  • Field size

    Half Field




Tactics, Improving the ability to read the game

Defensive/Offensive play [Quick transitioning (defense to offense), Quick transitioning (offense to defense)]


Fitness program


Stabilization Training, Flexibility, Coordinative jumping (parcour) , Coordination & Speed Training

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, Break


Any, Adult (from 18 years on)

U6 - U13 [Under 13]

U14 - U19 [Under 19]


45 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players

6 - 10 players [8 players, 9 players]

Form of Training:

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

Skill Level:

Any, Professional

Author: John Auldridge

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