Tottenham Switching drill

  • Organisation

    2 goals, 4 cones

  • Process

    Teams of 5 defend each goal

    One team of 5 attack the net, when goalie saves or if dispossessed, defense tries to score by getting through wide gates at midfield line.

    Process then switches to other side

  • Tip

    For higher tempo and more difficulty for defenders, use 5v8 with 2 attacking 8&10 in defense and make the group transition to defending EITHER net

  • Field size

    Shortened field as shown

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis


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


25 min

Number of Players:

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

Form of Training:

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

Skill Level:

Any, Beginner, Advanced, Professional

Author: Tom Lacroix

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