• Organisation

    3 grids with middle grid being the river. 4 v 4 with a player in each end grids to act as a bouncer to create a numerical advantage (5v4).

  • Process

    Team makes 4-5 passes in the grid then transfers ball to player in other grid and continues process.

  • Field size

    20-30 m x 20-30 m with 10-20 m river

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis, End, Progression


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


60 min

Number of Players:

6 - 9 players, > 10 players

1 - 5 players [2 players]

Form of Training:

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

Skill Level:

Beginner, Advanced, Professional, Any

Author: Karl Dodd

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