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




Improving the ability to read the game, Tactics

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


Fitness program


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

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis, Break, Progression


Adult (from 18 years on), Any

U6 - U13 [Under 13]

U14 - U19 [Under 19]


45 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players

6 - 9 players [8 players, 9 players]

Form of Training:

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

Skill Level:

Any, Professional

Author: John Auldridge

Similar exercises - Training set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, Break

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Passing Variation I
Play-opening Type I

Similar exercises - Duration:

45 Mins

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Four-zones distance game

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